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Employers are key to overcoming U.S. breastfeeding dilemma

Employers are key to overcoming U.S. breastfeeding dilemma

In Australia hip fracture numbers are expected to double over 29 years and quadruple in 56 years

In Australia hip fracture numbers are expected to double over 29 years and quadruple in 56 years

In 2002-03, over four million Australians were admitted to public hospitals

In 2002-03, over four million Australians were admitted to public hospitals

Fewer Americans with Alzheimer’s and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025

Fewer Americans with Alzheimer’s and $149 billion in annual Medicare and Medicaid savings by 2025

50 years of smoking research by Professor Richard Doll

50 years of smoking research by Professor Richard Doll

Lawsuit against 3 largest U.S. canned tuna companies for failing to warn about exposure to mercury

Lawsuit against 3 largest U.S. canned tuna companies for failing to warn about exposure to mercury

Cutting down on cigarettes may actually increase consumption of smoke, carbon monoxide and nicotine

Cutting down on cigarettes may actually increase consumption of smoke, carbon monoxide and nicotine

40 percent of African-American nursing home residents living in low-tier facilities

40 percent of African-American nursing home residents living in low-tier facilities

Hip fractures – less common but more numerous in an ageing nation

Hip fractures – less common but more numerous in an ageing nation

Nurse who developed a life-threatening allergy to latex awarded £350,000 compensation

Nurse who developed a life-threatening allergy to latex awarded £350,000 compensation

New guidelines over the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual partners over hospital visiting and involvement in treatment decisions

New guidelines over the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual partners over hospital visiting and involvement in treatment decisions

As Britain’s population gets older, research into ageing is becoming increasingly important

As Britain’s population gets older, research into ageing is becoming increasingly important

The Population Health Complex to improve the health of all New Zealanders

The Population Health Complex to improve the health of all New Zealanders

Accurately estimating the life expectancy of persons with advanced dementia

Accurately estimating the life expectancy of persons with advanced dementia

FDA warns against use of domperidone to increase milk production

FDA warns against use of domperidone to increase milk production

HHS identifies States for Medicare demonstration of new, less restrictive homebound definition

HHS identifies States for Medicare demonstration of new, less restrictive homebound definition

Combination treatment may help type 2 diabetes patients

Combination treatment may help type 2 diabetes patients

Research seeks best mix of hope and care for leukaemia sufferers

Research seeks best mix of hope and care for leukaemia sufferers

New generation drug therapy targets the individual

New generation drug therapy targets the individual

Drinking only bottled water associated with a two-fold risk of infection

Drinking only bottled water associated with a two-fold risk of infection