August 30, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Hospital staff go unpaid after error

The trust said it would honour bank charges caused by the delay Thousands of staff at an NHS trust in the north-east of England have not been paid because of a payroll error. The 8,500 staff at South Tees

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August 30, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Health Tip: At Risk for Alzheimer’s?

(HealthDay News) — Researchers believe they’ve identified at least some of the risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. While there are some factors that you have no control over, you may be able to influence some potential triggers. The Alzheimer’s Association offers this list of examples: Head trauma — Serious head

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August 30, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Whole Fruits Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk

FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) — It’s no secret that fruit is good for you. But what kind? A new study links whole fruits — especially blueberries, grapes and apples — to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, but suggests that fruit juices may actually raise the risk.

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August 29, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Blueberries cut type-2 diabetes risk

Blueberries and apples contain high levels of anthocyanins Eating more fruit, particularly blueberries, apples and grapes, is linked to a reduced risk of developing type-2 diabetes, suggests a study in the British Medical Journal. Blueberries cut the risk by

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August 29, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Increased Risk of Neurological, Cognitive Deficits in Youth with HIV

NIH network finding underscores need for youth with HIV to obtain prompt treatment More than 65 percent of HIV-infected youth had mild to moderate impairments in fine-motor skills, memory, and other cognitive skills, although not enough to affect day-to-day functioning for most, according to a National Institutes of Health network

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August 29, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Fast-Food Ads Aimed at Kids Focus on Toys, Not Food

THURSDAY, Aug. 29 (HealthDay News) — Unlike fast-food advertisements geared toward adults, which feature burgers and fries, those targeting children focus more on free toys, movie tie-ins and other giveaways, according to a new study. In light of their findings, researchers called for more regulation of fast-food marketing to children.

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