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CDC Warns: Cats Can Spread Deadly Bacteria

Kittens are considered adorable pets by millions of Americans. However, a new report revealed 12,000 Americans a year succumb to ‘cat-scratch disease’; as it...

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Fears for antibiotic resistance as report reveals hospitals are NOT limiting prescriptions

Hospitals have done nothing to limit antibiotic use despite growing resistance, a new report warns. Between 2006 and 2012, antibiotic use in hospitals in general...

Cuddling your kitten could KILL you: CDC warns adorable felines carry deadly bacteria that...

Kittens could give you a life-threatening disease with just a scratch, the CDC warns. Cats carry a rare bacteria in their mouths and claws called...

How green dye can stop the misery of puffy arms and legs: Fluorescent fluid...

An injection of green dye is being used to reveal early signs of a common complication of breast cancer treatment, helping to prevent it. Lymphoedema,...

So how much sugar DO Americans consume? More than we think! Figures show we...

Sugar has become the nutritional villain du jour, but just how bad is our addiction? The answer is tricky. Philadelphia recently passed a tax on sugary...
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How a teaspoon of TURMERIC may ward off cancer: Spice is hailed as new...

Turmeric was once nothing more than a spice in the cupboard you might add to the occasional curry. Yet it's being hailed as the...

Overweight? Why the clock in your LIVER may be to blame… and it’s just...

The fact we have a body clock that determines when we feel sleepy or alert is well known — and most people, if pushed,...

Revealed: One in five elderly care home residents is given ‘chemical cosh’ drugs to...

Elderly care home residents are routinely being prescribed dangerous ‘chemical cosh’ drugs to keep them sedated, a major study has revealed. One in five are...
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Do YOU have a drink problem? The tell-tale signs you need to cut back...

While alcohol is a legal and common way many societies stimulate social interaction, when consumed at high levels over long periods it can undermine...

Is loneliness in your DNA? Study reveals some people are ‘genetically programmed to get...

Loneliness could be in your DNA, a new study reveals. For decades, scientists have been grappling to understand why solitude affects some people more than...
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