Friday, 30 April 2010

Health 30.04

'Pick the right veg' for health
Obvious choices of fruit and vegetables are not necessarily the healthiest, say researchers.

Call for bowel cancer screening
A five-minute, one-off screening test could prevent thousands of people dying from bowel cancer every year, experts say.

Health insurers adopt some new rules early - Washington Post
Washington PostHealth insurers adopt some new rules earlyWashington PostAfter being criticized as obstructionists during the long health-care debate, insurance companies now are implementing some popular provisions even sooner than the law demands. Major insurers said this week that they will soon ...Health care reform will be boon for IT industry, report saysCivSourceHealth care costs assailedWorcester TelegramWhat Health-Care Reform Really Means for Big BusinessBusinessWeekFox Small Business Center -Acorn -Maryville Daily Timesall 92 news articles »

Flu season, by the numbers - Minneapolis Star Tribune
ReutersFlu season, by the numbersMinneapolis Star TribuneFlu season is usually over by April 30. Last year, with H1N1, it was just beginning. By MAURA LERNER, Star Tribune In a normal year, today would mark the end of the flu season in Minnesota. But as everyone knows, this was no typical flu season. ...H1N1, a year later: Threat of pandemic remainsLa Crosse TribuneFlu vaccines up, but not enough, government saysReutersRecord Number of Americans Got Flu Shots, CDC SaysBusinessWeekBernama -Web Devil -CIDRAPall 429 news articles »

Record Number of Americans Got Flu Shots, CDC Says

HealthDay - THURSDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- Apparently spurred by
concerns about the recently discovered H1N1 swine flu virus, a record
number of Americans -- especially children and younger adults -- got
seasonal flu shots during the just-concluded flu season, U.S. health
officials reported Thursday.

Adult death rates lowest in Iceland, Cyprus

AP - Men in Iceland and women in Cyprus have the lowest risk of dying worldwide, a new study says.

Late spring bursting with pollen, fueling misery
This year's late spring is bringing a burst of warm days and beautiful flowers. Unfortunately, it's also made millions of allergy sufferers miserable. And, scientists say, the awful season could be a sign of worse suffering to come. read more

Awkward! Cringe-worthy body issues
While guys embrace their bodily functions — the good, the bad, and the totally foul — women tend to be squeamish about theirs. Here are some answers to your cringe-worthy problems. read more

WATCH: Energy Makeover Update
Month 4 of Marissa's year-long makeover deals with organic skin care.

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WATCH: 7 Fat Fighters
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