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Health honour for Jessica Biel

January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel and top British chef Jamie Oliver are among the healthy people making Fitness Magazine's second annual Champions reports that Biel, who has featured in ... Read more...

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US Surgeon General: ‘Just one cigarette can also cause harm’

December 10th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even though smokers believe that short-term smoking doesn’t cause any harm, yet this isn’t the case at all. A recent report by the US Surgeon-General ... Read more...

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Just one puff of cigarette is enough to trigger a heart attack!

December 10th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Think a single puff won't harm you? Well, you may be wrong, as smoking even one cigarette is sufficient to block your arteries and trigger a heart attack, ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama begins official campaign against childhood obesity

January 30th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Michelle Obama kicked off an official drive against childhood obesity when she opened up about a warning from the First Family's doctor that her own daughters were ... Read more...

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Second hand smoke can trigger heart attacks

October 17th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) Non smokers can suffer heart attacks even if they are exposed briefly to cigarette smoke, says a new report of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). The US Surgeon General ... Read more...

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Obama picks Sanjay Gupta as US surgeon general

January 7th, 2009 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) President-elect Barack Obama has offered the job of surgeon general of the United States to Dr. Sanjay Gupta, an Indian American neurosurgeon and health affairs correspondent for CNN ... Read more...

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