US Flight Crew Have Higher Cancer Rates Compared to the General Population

Moreover, the prevalence of uterine, non-melanoma skin cancer, cervical, thyroid and gastrointestinal cancers was also seen to be common and at a higher rate among flight attendants. Consistent with previous studies, we report a higher lifetime preva... More..

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Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Risk of suicide increases when media stories use more dramatic or graphic headlines or images, repeatedly report on the same suicide, explicitly describe the suicide method, and dramatize the death through ro...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

It shows the growing severity of the issue

Despite this, she said there are studies that show a rise in teen suicide during the time the series began streaming. "Research for many years and across social and health science fields has demonstrate...More..

Kathleen Wynne concedes as Ontario Liberals trail NDP, PCs in polls
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Kathleen Wynne concedes as Ontario Liberals trail NDP, PCs in polls

A vote for the Liberal Party is your best bet to make sure that the next government is not a majority government. "On the one end of the spectrum, you have Doug Ford - he's expressed his admiration for (U.S. ...More..

World Health Organization wants countries to raise tobacco tax
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

World Health Organization wants countries to raise tobacco tax

Tobacco use has declined markedly since 2000, both globally and in the Region of the Americas, but the reduction is insufficient to meet global targets aimed at protecting people from death and suffering from c...More..

by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

Arkansas Death in Multistate E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

The new CDC report announces four more deaths - one in Arkansas, two in Minnesota and one in NY. In a June 1 advisory , the agency said that four additional deaths were reported in Arkansas, North Carolina a...More..

Agency reaffirms complete ban on trans fats by July
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Agency reaffirms complete ban on trans fats by July

It increases the risk of heart disease by 21 per cent and death by 28 per cent. Some governments have implemented nationwide bans on partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of industrially-produced trans f...More..

Congo, UN deploy emergency teams of specialists to tackle Ebola outbreak
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Congo, UN deploy emergency teams of specialists to tackle Ebola outbreak

The DRC has reported 39 suspected, probable or confirmed cases of Ebola between 4 April and 13 May, including 19 deaths. South Sudan's Ministry of Health on Friday says it has set up an emergency response t...More..

UCLA biologists 'transfer' a memory
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

UCLA biologists 'transfer' a memory

In an experiment to test the idea, Glanzman implanted wires into the tails of California sea hares, or Aplysia californica , and gave them a series of electric shocks. To bolster its findings, the team also ad...More..

WHO Plans to Eliminate Trans Fat by 2023
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

WHO Plans to Eliminate Trans Fat by 2023

The WHO notes that the communities with trans fats bans have seen a corresponding decline in cardiovascular-disease deaths, and that adoption of its six-step program can wipe the problem out around the world....More..