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More Americans are taking vitamin supplements

April 18th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has reported that the use of vitamin supplements has increased in adult Americans. The report was compiled between the ... Read more...

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Study: More people prefer fist bump to handshake nowadays

October 30th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research by Wakefield Research has revealed that more Americans would rather give fist bumps than shake hands. The study, which was commissioned by Purell ... Read more...

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Large waist size linked to higher diabetes rates among Americans

October 8th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 08 (ANI): A new study has indicated that a higher rate of diabetes seen among adult Americans when compared to peers in England is explained primarily by a larger waist ... Read more...

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LA to boycott Arizona over their controversial immigration law

May 13th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Law makers in Los Angeles have made a resolution which bars the city from doing any business, or signing any contract, or reaching any agreement with ... Read more...

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Americans view India more favourably than Pakistan in Gallup poll

February 20th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Princeton (New Jersey, US), Feb.20 (ANI): India is viewed better than Pakistan as a country to visit by Americans.Gallup's annual World Affairs survey, which was released on Friday, said 66 percent of ... Read more...

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Poll says over 50 percent of Americans support women taking up combat roles

August 16th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.16 (ANI): Over half of the 1050 adult Americans participating in a CBS/New York Times poll have said that women in the U.S. military should be allowed to undertake combat roles.Currently, ... Read more...

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Report Card: Obama gets C+, Biden C, Clinton B-

August 7th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Americans think Barack Obama's overall performance as president deserves a grade of C+ or just about average, according to a new national poll. He was ... Read more...

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Obama more popular than his policies: Poll

April 28th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) A new national poll suggests that President Barack Obama is personally more popular than his policies. The CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll released Monday, two days before Obama marks ... Read more...

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Smoking costs America $101 bn annually in health care

March 10th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Though use of tobacco is declining in the US compared to developing countries, the habit still costs the country more than $101 billion in health care. "Annual healthcare costs, ... Read more...

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Americans are tolerant of other religions: survey

June 24th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 24 (IANS) In a trend toward tolerance and non-dogmatism, nearly three-quarters of Americans believe that religions other than their own can lead to salvation, according to a new survey ... Read more...

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Men see mums as role models when choosing a wife

May 11th, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 11(ANI): They might be going around with the most good- looking girls, but when it comes finding a wife, men look up to their mums as a role model. ... Read more...

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