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Viewpoints: Make The Health Of Newborns A National Priority; Incentive Programs Help Drug Abusers Kick The Habit For Good

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: Let’s Make Our Babies A National Priority  Four million babies will be born in the U.S. this year, each one a bundle of infinite potential. They’re the next generation of doctors, scientists, artists, parents, educators and leaders. Science tells us that their early… Read More »

Skinny people owe their good fortune to lucky genes, says new DNA-focused study

Skinny people should not act as if they are “morally superior” to those struggling with their weight because the likelihood is they simply have lucky genes, a groundbreaking study by Cambridge University has found. The study, published in the journal PLOS Genetics, focused on healthy adults with a low body mass index (BMI), and revealed… Read More »

Beware of going dry in January, liver specialist warns – unless you give up booze for good

Dr Mark Wright, 49, said that getting off the booze for a month is not a ‘fix all solution’, instead giving heavy drinkers an excuse to over do it in the lead up to January. The specialist doctor labelled the month, which was started by charity Alcohol Concern six years ago, the “perfect decoy” for problem… Read More »