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MII rejects 'counterproductive' scientific food report

MII rejects 'counterproductive' scientific food report While the recommended dietary changes might be wrenching for some, they come with a tremendous benefit in terms of human health, said co-lead commissioner Dr Walter Willett, a professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Global targets will need to be applied locally. Christopher Snowdon, head of lifestyle economics at the IEA, said of the research: 'Their desire to limit people t... [Full Article...]

Americans More Likely To Die Of Opioid Overdose Than Car Crash

Americans More Likely To Die Of Opioid Overdose Than Car Crash And poisoning, motor vehicles and falls made up nearly 83 percent of all preventable deaths. More than 100 people die every day from opioids, totaling over 37,000 people each year . "Life expectancy gives us a snapshot of the Nation's overall health and these sobering statistics are a wakeup call that we are losing too many Americans, too early and too often, to conditions that are preventable"... [Full Article...]

Walmart walks away from CVS partnerships

Walmart walks away from CVS partnerships If you have CVS Caremark insurance, you might not be able to fill your prescriptions at Walmart anymore. The company's Sam's Club division is also now unaffected by the dispute. Walmart is standing up to the behaviors of CVS, which is putting pressure on pharmacies and upsetting patient care. Walmart indicated it was resisting efforts by CVS to steer consumers to certain pharmacies to have their... [Full Article...]

This is how you can counter the ill effects of long-time sitting

This is how you can counter the ill effects of long-time sitting Writing in the American Journal of Epidemiology , Diaz and colleagues report how they analysed data from nearly 8,000 adults in the USA aged 45 or older who were part of a broader study looking at the risk of stroke. Some diseases associated with a sedentary lifestyle include type 2 diabetes, some types of cancer, and heart disease. It's true - spending hours every day on our butts has health r... [Full Article...]

Sleeping Less Than 6 Hours May Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Sleeping Less Than 6 Hours May Increase Cardiovascular Risk In seven days, all of them were asked to wear an actigraph - a device that measures every movement or activity - to measure their sleep. Only a small number of participants slept longer than eight hours, but their risk of atherosclerosis was also increased, particularly if they were women - in line with other research suggesting too much sleep may be as harmful as too little . [Full Article...]

Meghan and Harry heading north for first 2019 engagement

Meghan and Harry heading north for first 2019 engagement In the days leading up to the wedding, Markle said he had a heart attack and backed out of attending the ceremony. But just over a week later, he and Meghan's half-sister, Samantha Grant, admitted that he'd posed for staged paparazzi photos after the Daily Mail published video footage proving the photographs were staged . [Full Article...]

Ohio’s first medical marijuana sale to take place Wednesday, company says

Ohio’s first medical marijuana sale to take place Wednesday, company says Here's what you need to know. Cresco said the dispensary will open its doors at 9 a.m.to physician-certified patients from across Ohio. The other two dispensaries set to open are in Sandusky in northern OH and Canton in northeast Ohio. Keep in mind that smoking cannabis remains prohibited, so if you pick up flower, be sure to have access to dry-herb vaporizer. Caleodis said in a phone interv... [Full Article...]

Walgreens to roll out Microsoft 365 to more than 380,000 employees

Walgreens to roll out Microsoft 365 to more than 380,000 employees Microsoft announced a new joint partnership with health care giant Walgreens Boots Alliance aiming to combine the latter's customer reach and experience in health care services with the former's cloud and AI platform. "The integration of information will enable valuable insights based on data science and artificial intelligence (AI) that can allow for fundamental improvements such as supportin... [Full Article...]


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