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WHO and Global Citizen sign partnership to promote health, fight inequity and address health-related risks of climate change

WHO and international advocacy organization Global Citizen today signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on joint global advocacy initiatives aimed at promoting and protecting health for all people over the next three years. The main objectives of the collaboration will be to support global efforts to overcome the inequities that millions of people face […]

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Wood’s Homes breaks ground on new youth mental health facility in northwest Calgary – Calgary

Descrease article font size Increase article font size It’s a 24-7 home for those navigating the darkest moments of their young lives, in privacy, with a team of support. Between the existing Parkdale and Bowness campuses in northwest Calgary, Wood’s Homes currently offers 32 mental health beds for young people. Some stay weeks. Most stay

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Study shows nut consumption boosts memory and brain health in seniors

A recent study published in Clinical Nutrition evaluated the long-term effects of the consumption of different nuts on brain vascular function and cognitive performance. Study: Longer-term mixed nut consumption improves brain vascular function and memory: a randomized, controlled crossover trial in older adults. Image Credit: umaruchan4678 / Shutterstock.com The health benefits of nuts Nutritional interventions

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California and New York Could Ban 5 Food Additives Linked to Health Concerns

In practice, however, many chemicals are approved under a provision known as Generally Recognized As Safe, which states that a food additive can be forego review by the FDA if it has been deemed safe by “qualified experts.” If concerns arise after a chemical is already approved, or if new, relevant research becomes available, “The

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Margaret Josephs Shares 22-Lb. Weight Loss After ‘Life-Changing’ Peptide and Hormone Therapy [Exclusive]

“I feel great,” the Real Housewives of New Jersey star tells PEOPLE exclusively, of the peptide and hormone therapy she’s been undergoing for a year Charles Sykes/Bravo via Getty Images Margaret Josephs Margaret Josephs isn’t just looking great these days, she’s feeling great too. the Real Housewives of New Jersey star has dropped 22 lbs.

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Probiotic supplements claim to boost gut health, but may do the opposite

Comment on this story Comments Probiotic supplements have grown into a multibillion-dollar industry, spurred by claims that the product will populate your gut with bacteria that can boost your health in numerous ways. But be aware of the hype: In healthy people, probiotic supplements offer little benefit, and they can potentially do more harm than

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