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Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A new study reveals that inorganic arsenic, found naturally occurring in drinking water in some countries, can cause cancer decades after initial exposure ends. Inorganic arsenic is naturally occurring at high levels in groundwater in many...
Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Researchers at University College London say they've found an early indicator of fatal breast cancer that could help doctors make diagnoses one year earlier than current screening methods for the disease. Using blood serum samples from...
SATURDAY, Aug. 19, 2017 -- Researchers say one dose of cholera vaccine appears to provide about the same protection as the standard two doses, at least for the first six months. They also found that cholera vaccines are highly effective...
PARIS (NS) - French fashion companies Kering and LVMH will stop hiring excessively thin models worldwide under a new charter developed in response to continued criticism the industry encourages eating disorders. France banned ultra-thin models under a 2015 law...
Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A new study shows that smoking has a negative impact on long-term survival in breast cancer patients and quitting smoking may reduce mortality risk. The study, published Thursday in JNCI Cancer Spectrum, consisted of 1,508 Long...
WASHINGTON (NS) - As Americans began signing up for Obamacare health insurance plans on Wednesday, experts expected reduced participation as a bitter political debate clouds the program’s future. Demonstrators lie on the ground as...
NEW DELHI (NS) - India has been investigating how Bloomberg Philanthropies, founded by billionaire Michael Bloomberg, funds local non-profit groups for anti-tobacco lobbying, government documents show, making it the latest foreign non-government organization to come under scrutiny. Prime Minister...
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (NS) - Eighteen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to insurers that help millions of low-income people pay medical expenses, even as Trump...
THURSDAY, Aug. 31, 2017 -- E-cigarettes can help smokers quit, but only if they discard tobacco in favor of vaping nearly every day, a new study suggests. Former smokers are nearly three times more likely to abstain from cigarette smoking...
WASHINGTON (NS) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining federal approval for the fundamental change to the 50-year-old health insurance program for the poor. The...

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