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President announces national effort to cure cancer

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In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced a new American initiative to cure cancer. Continue reading

College football player with concussion transfers to play on

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In both professional and college-level football, concern about concussions has led to increased scrutiny of the sport and how teams handle injuries. Continue reading

Dalai Lama’s doctor preaches compassion in medicine

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Californian Dr. Barry Kerzin traveled to India nearly 30 years ago after he heard the Dalai Lama wanted a Western physician to help train traditional Tibetan doctors. Continue reading

Trans fat no more: FDA gives food industry three years

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered the elimination of all trans fats from the food supply within the next three years, a long-awaited move that is expected to save thousands of lives per year. Continue reading

Overcoming the stigma of mental illness in Pakistan

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Years of domestic turmoil and stigma around mental illness have left Pakistanis struggling to find mental health support. Continue reading

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