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Having a younger sibling may be good for your health

By |March 12th, 2016|

'Cadillac tax' on health benefits will hit middle class hardest: study

By |March 11th, 2016|

Although both liberal and conservative economists have denounced the longstanding exemption of employment-based health benefits from taxes as tantamount to a “regressive” tax subsidy that unfairly favors the rich, and have lauded a provision of Affordable Care Act that will impose a hefty tax on costlier (“Cadillac”) benefit packages, those who stand to be hit […]

India MPs to seek smaller health warnings on cigarette packs: sources

By |March 11th, 2016|

India parliament panel urges smaller health warning on cigarette packs: report

By |March 11th, 2016|

South Korea considers approval of North Korea tuberculosis aid despite sanctions

By |March 10th, 2016|

South Korea is considering allowing a shipment tuberculosis medication to North Korea, a government official said on Thursday, despite newly imposed sanctions against the reclusive state for its recent nuclear test and rocket launch.The World Health Organization says 20 in every 100,000 North Koreans died of tuberculosis in 2014, more than five times the […]

Cleanup of Massachusetts Chipotle complete after norovirus scare

By |March 10th, 2016|

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc received praise for its handling of potential norovirus infections at a Boston-area restaurant, as sick employees stayed home and the burrito chain quickly cleaned the restaurant.Shares of Chipotle fell as much as 6.1 percent early, then gained back some ground after the head of the Billerica, Massachusetts public health department […]

U.S. women push back against stigma, cost of menstruation

By |March 9th, 2016|

Sixteen-year-old Emma Joy and her younger sister Quinn recently spent an evening stuffing bags with a full year's supply of tampons or sanitary pads for women who often miss work or school because they cannot afford menstrual products.The South Orange, New Jersey, residents got the idea for their charity, Girls Helping Girls Period, when […]

U.S. industry body says India agreed to not issue 'compulsory' drug licenses

By |March 8th, 2016|

People with anxiety may be hard-wired to see world differently

By |March 8th, 2016|

<span class="articleLocation”>(Reuters Health) – People with anxiety may not be able to distinguish between neutral and threatening stimuli as well as individuals without anxiety, a small study suggests. Researchers designed a sound experiment to explore the brain’s plasticity, or its ability to change and respond to new situations. These changes influence how the brain reacts […]

LatAm women face 'lottery' accessing life-saving contraception and abortions: Amnesty

By |March 7th, 2016|