Sunday’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure was rather a personal event for Megan Hansen of Guilford.
After last year’s race, Hansen was diagnosed with breast cancer. The disease that came to her as a shock had moved to her brain after she completed her first round of treatment.
The diagnosis did not stand as a hurdle when it came to her commitment to the race.
A new study has revealed that some kind of vigorous physical activity is followed by only about 5 per cent of American adults.
Nearly 80,000 participants, aged 20 and older, were surveyed from 2003 to 2008 about what they did in the preceding 24 hours.
Eating and drinking, watching television, dressing and grooming and driving was reported by about 95.6 per cent people.
Manufacturers went overboard in producing a vaccine last flu season, when the fear of the H1N1 strain was so prevalent. It was indeed difficult to find a standard flu shot in Marion County as supplies got over and were not replenished.
This fall during open enrolment employees need to pay extra attention.
Though it is expected that there will be benefits regarding health-care for many workers, but everything has a cost and this too as choices are expected to be more complicated and expensive.
A spokesman for the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration said that by including more than 2,700 sites in all 50 states a prescription drug collection program that got its start in New Jersey last year is going nationwide this year.
A major breakthrough by developing a drug which could kill deadly superbugs like C-diff and MRSA has been supposedly achieved by British scientists.
Various intestinal problems and diarrhoea is caused by C-Diff or Clostridium difficile while MRSA or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus causes infections that are difficult to treat in humans. Both these bacteria strike people when they are in hospitals.
The Corn Refiners Association hopes that if high fructose corn syrup is renamed as corn sugar, then it would have more buyers.
Following this, the industry group last week applied to the federal government for permission to use a new name.
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