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What you can do right now to evade America's No. 1 killer

Feb 23, 2020 , CNN Health
Cardiovascular disease was, and still is, our No. 1 killer. It's a major source of our health care costs, and causes disability and related economic loss. At its peak, in the 1960s, among people over age 35, 1 in 100 died of heart disease every year -- a rate more than two-thirds higher than today....
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Japan govt faces questions over coronavirus, Tokyo cancels events

Feb 22, 2020 , Reuters
Japan faced growing questions about whether it was doing enough to stop the spread of the coronavirus on Friday, as the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said it would cancel or postpone major indoor events it has sponsored for the next three weeks....
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Tokyo to cancel or postpone major indoor events for next three weeks: jiji

Feb 21, 2020 , Reuters
The Tokyo Metropolitan government said it will to cancel or postpone major indoor events planned for the next three weeks as Japan tries to halt the spread of the coronavirus, Jiji newswire reported....
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Trouble Breathing? The Culprit Could Be From Out Of State

Feb 21, 2020 , Forbes
Air pollution in the US has long been known to be a major factor in premature mortality. It turns out that cross-state air pollution is still a problem for American's...
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Fact-Check: 41% of Retirees “Can’t Cover Basic Needs,”Says The Elder Index

Feb 21, 2020 , Forbes
The "Elder Index" claims that 41% of retirees cannot afford even a basic standard of living. So why do the vast majority of retirees say they're doing...
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Lung Diseases on the Rise Worldwide

Feb 21, 2020 , WebMD
Aging and risk factors such as smoking, pollution and overweight/obesity are among the other major risk factors for chronic lung diseases, according to the analysis of data from 195...
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New Chinese Study Finds That The Elderly Are Most At Risk From The Coronavirus [Infographic]

Feb 19, 2020 , Forbes
The Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has released the country's first major study into the coronavirus since the start of the...
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Coronavirus is more fatal in men than women, major study suggests

Feb 19, 2020 , CNBC Health
Men have a higher risk of death than women from COVID-19, Chinese researchers concluded in the largest study on the...
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A deadly virus is spreading from state to state and has infected 26 million Americans so far. It's the flu

Feb 19, 2020 , CNN Health
The novel coronavirus that's sickening thousands globally -- and at least 15 people in the US -- is inspiring countries to close their borders and Americans to buy up surgical masks quicker than major retailers can restock them....
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Coronavirus could be knockout blow for Hong Kong's once-thriving tourism, retail sectors

Feb 18, 2020 , Reuters
Tom Bennell's olive oil distribution business took a heavy beating during months of pro-democracy protests that emptied Hong Kong hotels and restaurants, his major customers. Now he fears a knockout blow as the city fights the coronavirus....
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China's drinkers get happy hour margaritas delivered to their door as coronavirus lockdown continues

Feb 18, 2020 , CNBC Health
A number of bars in major Chinese cities like Beijing and Guangzhou have begun delivering happy hour alcohol to customers who have remained indoors because of the outbreak of the new...
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First coronavirus death confirmed in Europe, French health minister says

Feb 16, 2020 , CNBC Health
France has 11 confirmed cases of the illness, with more than 63,800 cases around the world, the vast majority of which are in...
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U.S. states reject $18 billion proposal to settle opioid lawsuits, discussions ongoing: sources

Feb 15, 2020 , Reuters
Twenty one states have rejected an $18 billion settlement proposal from three major U.S. drug distributors to resolve lawsuits over their alleged role in the opioid crisis, but discussion are still active, according to three sources familiar with the matter....
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Legislation Stokes Abortion Wars On Hill Ahead Of Supreme Court Oral Arguments On Major Case

Feb 14, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The Democrats are pushing for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which critics say would protect abortion access, while Republicans want to vote on a 20-week ban. The moves come just before long-awaited and closely watched oral arguments in front of the Supreme Court on hospital admitting privileges for abortion...
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China writes off 108 deaths in Hubei, citing double-counting error in province

Feb 14, 2020 , CNBC Health
Friday's report is the second day in a row the province's data has caused major changes to a nationwide figure. And it adds to doubts many have about the accuracy of the...
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Factbox: China takes major steps to prop up coronavirus-hit economy

Feb 12, 2020 , Reuters
Chinese policymakers have implemented a raft of measures to support an economy jolted by a coronavirus outbreak that is expected to have a devastating impact on first-quarter growth....
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The coronavirus appears to be sparing one group of people: Kids

Feb 12, 2020 , CNBC Health
Of the 43,100 people with the new coronavirus so far, the majority are over 40 years old and the elderly are getting hit particularly...
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Retirement Health Costs Posing Major Worry For Nearly Half Of Workers 50-64

Feb 11, 2020 , Forbes
“Individuals with low confidence in health insurance affordability were more likely than those with higher confidence to avoid medical care and medications, the authors from the Institute of Health Policy & Innovation at the University of Michigan...
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Amazon pulls out of major Barcelona telecoms conference over coronavirus

Feb 10, 2020 , Reuters
Inc has pulled out of this month's Mobile World Congress because of the coronavirus outbreak, in another blow to one of the telecom industry's biggest gatherings which attracts over 100,000 visitors to Barcelona....
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Survey: Most employees willing to give employer-provided digital health tools a chance

Feb 06, 2020 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
A majority of employers, meanwhile, said they are viewing workforce digital health offerings as a worthwhile investment, according to a new Mercer Marsh Benefits, Mercer and Oliver Wyman...
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