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After criticisms, Villar clarifies she won't file bill vs unlimited rice

'I just voiced out my concern that eating too much rice is one of the main causes of high blood sugar that leads to diabetes,' Senator Cynthia Villar clarifies in a statement

'I just voiced out my concern that eating too much rice is one of the main causes of high ...

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After criticisms, Villar clarifies she won't file bill vs unlimited rice

Nick Lyon, head of the Michigan health department, stands accused of failing to raise ...

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Flint water scandal prompts manslaughter charge for Michigan health chief

A total of 2.2 billion people – 30% of the world population – are believed to be ...

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Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 worldwide

There is no licensed vaccine for the Ebola virus, but the World Health Organization says ...

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Democratic Republic of Congo authorizes trial of experimental Ebola vaccine

The World Health Organization says the cases 'suggest low transmission of Zika virus' in ...

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India confirms first Zika virus cases – WHO

'If you have several heart disease risk factors, taking care of your sleep ... is ...

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Lack of sleep boosts chance of death by heart failure

'Fidget spinners are fun to play with. But their small parts may not be tightly secured, ...

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Fidget spinners pose choking hazards – environment group

Of the 20 countries heading up the list, all but Australia and Japan are in western ...

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Which countries have the best healthcare?

The non-surgical procedure is seen as a safer and less costly alternative to intragastric ...

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Swallowable balloons work to curb obesity – study

The downfall of millionaire 'Mr X,' long shielded by cash and contacts in Laos, has ...

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The Laos Connection: Mr X and the cartels hooking Southeast Asia on pills