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USA:Too fat to fight: Pentagon grapples with obesity epidemic

October 2018 Yahoonews; Forget about the high-tech military challenges from China and Russia, the Pentagon is facing a fast-growing national security threat that could be even trickier to tackle: America’s obesity crisis. A study released this week has found that nearly one-third of young Americans are now too overweight to …

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Eating dinner earlier could reduce cancer risk

August 2018 Medicalnewstoday; Uncovering simple lifestyle interventions that may reduce cancer risk is a major focus of medical research. Most recently, the timing of our evening meal has come under scrutiny. According to a study that was conducted at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health in Spain, eating your final …

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KENYA: More Africans at risk of chronic illness: WHO

December 2016 DailyNation; City life and its modern trappings have brought bad habits to developing African nations that will see more die of chronic illness than infectious diseases by 2030, a study showed Tuesday. A World Health Organization (WHO) survey of 33 countries has shown that most adults in Africa …

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