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Chinese Monk Fruit To Rescue U.S. Diet Soda Industry?

By Marina Lopes NEW YORK (Reuters) – An obscure melon once cultivated by Buddhist monks in China to sweeten tea could give the $8 billion U.S. diet soda industry a shot at

by · December 26, 2013 · Health & Nutrition
President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration’s decisions

President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration’s decisions

By Roberta Rampton and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration’s decision to delay for some people the requirement to buy medical insurance under his health care law, but acknowledged that the botched rollout of […]

by · December 21, 2013 · Domestic News, Health & Nutrition
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Value-Based Insurance Could Transform American Healthcare.

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Tanner Martin, 17, developed excruciating back pain last year, he was sure he needed an X-ray to find out what was wrong. So was his mother, who worried that the pain might […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Business, Health & Nutrition
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White House facing mounting pressure to fix Obamacare

By Sharon Begley and Roberta Rampton (Reuters) – The rollout of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law entered a critical phase on Saturday, the deadline for

by · November 30, 2013 · Domestic News, Health & Nutrition
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NCBH Hosts Forum for Diabetes Awareness Month

NEW YORK CITY HEALTH & HOSPITALS CORPORATION North Bronx Healthcare Network 1400 Pelham Parkway South •Building 4, Room 7N21/Jacobi• Bronx New York 10461• Tel (718) 918-4055• Fax (718) 918-7217 NCBH Hosts Forum for Diabetes Awareness Month Third Annual Event Promotes […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Health & Nutrition, Local News
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Lo-cal wines of the weight-watching consumer

By Leslie Gevirtz NEW YORK (Reuters) – Winemakers are luring health-conscious, weight-watching consumers to shops with low-calorie wines that are 100 calories or less per glass.

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Health & Nutrition
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AbbVie Announced Experimental Oral Hepatitis C Treatment helped 96% Of Treated Patients In Trials.

(Reuters) – AbbVie Inc said a late-stage trial of its experimental oral hepatitis C treatment showed about 96 percent of patients had no detectable levels of the virus after 12 weeks. AbbVie shares rose 3 percent. Shares of Enanta Pharmaceuticals […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, Health & Nutrition
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Widowhood Effect

By Shereen Jegtvig NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When a husband or wife dies, the surviving spouse faces a higher risk of dying over the next few months as well, according to a new report. Previous studies have looked at […]

by · November 14, 2013 · Features, Health & Nutrition
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HAVE A BREAST LUMP?

By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Poor young women are more likely to delay going to the doctor when they find a breast lump than women in better financial straits, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed young breast […]

by · November 11, 2013 · Health & Nutrition