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‘She didn’t have the energy to cry’: Timor-Leste and its struggle against malnutrition

Poverty and poor education have contributed to deaths from malnutrition while disabilities often go untreated ” When she cried, her voice was like a bat, very small ,” says health worker Alarico Bere.” She didn’t have the energy to cry .” At 13 months old, Maria Sequira was identified as severely malnourished by Bere, a …

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Coffee may come with a cancer warning label in California

( CNN) A preliminary decision from a California superior court judge in Los Angeles could affect thousands of coffee shops including Starbucks, 7-Eleven and even your local gas station. The stores may have to put up a warning that tells clients there is a possible cancer hazard linked to their morning jolt of java. The …

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These dogs are getting a cancer vaccine. If it works, humans could be next

(CNN)If you ask most experts in the cancer community, creating a wide-ranging vaccine that prevents tumors like we prevent infectious diseases is damn near impossible. “They may be right,” Stephen Johnston says, but “if the chance is 10% that it might work, I can’t see any reason why we shouldn’t take that chance.” Johnston isn’t …

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300 lbs Woman Reveals What 3 Years Of Workout Did To Her Body, And Her Transformation Photos Are Unbelievable

At 22 years old, Laura Micetich AKA’ The Iron Giantess’ weighed over 300 lbs and was facing a raft of health issues including hyperthyroidism, high blood pressure and prediabetes. She realizing that without a radical change in diet and lifestyle, her precious youth would be lost already and she was facing a short and difficult …

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More than 100,000 sign petition for Netflix to cancel Insatiable over ‘fat-shaming’ claims

Comedy starring Debby Ryan as overweight teen who takes revenge on tormentors criticised for promoting toxic ideas More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the release of its new comedy-drama Insatiable over claims that it engages in ” fat-shaming “. The series, which starrings actor and singer Debby Ryan, …

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Drinking two or more diet beverages a day linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks

( CNN) More bad news for diet soda devotees: Drinking two or more of any kind ofartificially sweetened beverages a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in girls over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. Previous research …

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