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More States Drop Sales Tax on Disposable Diapers to Boost Affordability

Shirley Bloxom can’t forget the pride-swallowing shame she felt asking friends and church members for financial help. After the surgery left her husband partially paralyzed, he needed to use disposable underwear at least three times a day, said Bloxom, 72. Living on a fixed income, the couple couldn’t afford them. Bloxom’s husband is among the […]

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Mystery cluster of brain disease striking healthy adults robbing them of ability to talk, walk

A cluster of mysterious brain diseases has struck down at least 200 people in a small province and baffled doctors. More than 200 residents in New Brunswick, Canada, have been affected by the dementia-like disorder that causes vivid hallucinations, an inability to talk and write, memory lapses and even physical paralysis. Experts say the cases

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WHO recommends stronger policies to protect children from the harmful impact of food marketing

WHO has released a new guideline on policies to protect children from the harmful effects of food marketing. The guideline recommends countries implement comprehensive mandatory policies to protect children of all ages from the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages that are high in saturated fatty acids, trans-fatty acids, free sugars and/or salt (HFSS). More

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Ensuring a safe and healthy Fourth of July celebration with food safety precautions

As Americans prepare to celebrate Independence Day with their loved ones, friends, and outdoor cookouts, ensuring food safety is paramount in safeguarding everyone against food-borne illnesses. This Fourth of July, it is important to remember proper food handling practices. Traditionally, the Fourth of July involves outdoor gatherings with classic dishes like hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled

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Iron deficiency is often missed in young women, girls, research finds

An underdiagnosed deficiency of an essential mineral may contribute to fatigue, brain fog and concentration problems in almost 1 in 4 adolescent girls and young women in the United States. Almost 40% of American teenage girls and young women have low levels of iron, an important mineral needed to make blood cells red, a study

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Dix in discussion with Catholic-run health authority about allowing MAiD after outrage over forced transfers

Days after BC Health Minister Adrian Dix told CTV News he had no plans to change an agreement that allows a Catholic-run health authority to opt out of providing medical assistance in dying (MAiD) at its facilities for religious reasons, he has changed his tune . Dix says he and his ministry have now opened

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15+ Anti-Inflammatory, Gut-Healthy Snack Recipes

Tasty and healthy, these snacks can help you meet your nutritional needs. Ingredients like Greek yogurt, raspberries, chickpeas and garlic are both gut-healthy and anti-inflammatory foods. This means these snacks can help aid in healthy digestion as well as relieve symptoms of inflammation such as joint stiffness, mental fog and high blood pressure. Recipes like

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