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Cancer cause: World Health Organization lets red meat off the hook for now

WHO's report is in line with the worldwide Agency for Research on Cancer which ruled that a processed meat is a Group 1 carcinogen, meaning cancer-causing. It also says there is "strong evidence" that processed meats - even in smaller quantities - increase cancer risk. Bacon and sausage are delicious, but it's no secret that processed meats are bad for your health.

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Study says 'everything in moderation' may be bad dietary advice

The researchers also compared how diet quality affected metabolic health using the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension score and Alternative Health Eating Index Score. Chan School of Public Health, said in a statement . Steven Gortmaker and colleagues analyzed the cost-effectiveness of interventions for reducing childhood obesity in the US.

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Husband pleads not guilty in wife's death in NYC tub

He was named in a wrongful death suit by his estranged wife's estate last month, alleging that Covlin "intentionally, deliberately, willfully, wantonly, maliciously, brutally and without provocation or just cause did strangle, choke, strike, injure, assault, abuse, beat and murder" his wife.

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Consume low fat diets for weight loss

The findings revealed that low-carb diet led to greater weight loss than a low-fat diet. According to the study involving 68,128 adults, there was no difference in the average weight loss between reduced-fat diets and higher-fat diets. Furthermore, the study also considered the intensity of the diets wherein the fact that the participants just received mere instructions or underwent complex processes and interventions were taken into account.

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Dozens raise awareness for breast cancer during a 5K

Sandeep Dogra, vice president and zonal head, Max Hospitals Punjab added, "Max Cancer Centre is equipped with most advanced key medical techniques and equipment, state-of-the-art infrastructure with facilities for chemotherapy, surgical oncology, radiation oncology and rehabilitation".

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Kids targeted by Fast Food Chains with Free Toys and Special Menus

Children's meals are promoted on TV with adverts featuring toys, and it has been suggested that this may prompt children to request eating at fast food restaurants . Nearly 80 percent of the two restaurant chains' child-directed ads aired on those four children's networks, according to the researchers . 29 percent of the kids said they collected free toys, and out of those children, close to 83 percent asked to go to one of the restaurants or both.