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Deadly Risks Of Sun TanningBasically, if you’re going to enjoy the sun, you need to be careful. Tens of thousands of people die each year from too much sun.
Fewer Teens Using Indoor Tanning BedsFor several years now health officials have been issuing warnings about indoor tanning beds and it appears teens may be paying attention.
People Around The World Need To Reduce Salt IntakeAccording to a new study, if we did this, we could avoid 1.65 million deaths related to high blood pressure.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
WHO Report: Antibiotic Resistance Has Spread Worldwide, Posing Major Public Health RiskAccording to WHO’s first-ever global report on antibiotic resistance, antimicrobial resistance is no longer just a threat – it’s happening in every region of the world, and it could pose a major public health risk.
Customs Agents Seize 150 Lbs. of Plant-Drug Khat at PHL AirportThe US Customs and Border Protection agency has been busy intercepting packages at Philadelphia International Airport over the last week.
Put Down The Cookie: Study Shows Too Much Sugar Could Be Killing YouWhile scientists have previously shown high sugar intake ups a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease, the new study is the first to link sugar consumption to death.
Polio In Syria Presents Global RiskAs hundreds of thousands of refugees from the civil war in Syria are fleeing to Europe, the concern is they could bring polio with them.
Studying Electronic Nicotine DeliveryWithout smoke, e-cigarettes are potentially safer than cigarettes and could help smokers quit but the studies are just starting.
Who Really Breastfeeds?The World Health Organization recommends that women breastfeed for the first six months of life. But what do most women do?
Movie Review: 'Contagion'You may not be able to wash your hands of this movie for quite a while.
Lawmakers Consider Age Restrictions For Pa. Tanning SalonsPennsylvania lawmakers are considering legislation that would make indoor tanning salons off-limits to young people.