Research reveals workplace food poses threat to health

Research reveals workplace food poses threat to health

Foods eaten in U.S. workplaces – whether purchased in cafeterias, or available to employees for free – are usually unhealthy, researchers say. A survey of what working adults ate over the course of a week found that one in four people got food at work one or more times, and...

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People with tattoos tend to have more sexual partners and more increased psychological issues

People with tattoos tend to have more sexual partners and more increased psychological issues

People with tattoos are more likely to have mental health issues, a new survey finds. Results showed that those with body art were also more likely to engage in ‘risky’ behavior including: smoking, having gone to jail, and having more sex partners in the last year. They were also at...

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Milk giants revisit milkman models to eliminate plastic pollution

Milk giants revisit milkman models to eliminate plastic pollution

Major packaged goods sellers and retailers, under pressure to cut the flow of single-use plastic bottles and containers clogging the world’s waterways, have teamed with recycling and shipping firms on an e-commerce service that puts a twist on the old-fashioned milkman. Called Loop and announced at the World Economic Forum...

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Study reveals toxic substances have been found in babies nappies

Study reveals toxic substances have been found in babies nappies

PARIS: A variety of potentially toxic substances, including glyphosate, has been found in babies nappies in France, according to a study published on Wednesday by the French environment agency ANSES. “Following studies carried out on nappies and how they are used, the watchdog has found evidence of several chemical substances...

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Taiwan’s traditional medical stores on the verge of end

Taiwan’s traditional medical stores on the verge of end

People in Taiwan who are not feeling so well have, for generations, avoided going to a doctor and visited a traditional Chinese medicine shop instead. But thousands of shops have shut down in the past 20 years – an estimated 200 stores a year. The Taiwanese government has not issued any new...

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Fawad Chaudhry: Health cards to be issued for senior artists across Pakistan

Fawad Chaudhry: Health cards to be issued for senior artists across Pakistan

KARACHI: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday announced that health cards will be issued for senior artists countrywide so that they can avail better medical treatment in hospitals. Speaking to film and producers at the Sindh Governor House during his one-day visit to the metropolis, the information minister said health...

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SFA serves notices to bakeries, restaurants and food points over neglecting hygiene standards

SFA serves notices to bakeries, restaurants and food points over neglecting hygiene standards

KARACHI: Sindh Food Authority (SFA) has sealed a local bakery over mismanagement of hygienic standards in Karachi’s area of Guru Mandir, media sources reported on Tuesday. According to the Sindh’s food watchdog body the bakery was temporarily sealed over failing to improve hygienic standards set by the body, despite several...

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Holy Family Hospital allegedly reported for having rude staff and shortage of medicines

Holy Family Hospital allegedly reported for having rude staff and shortage of medicines

RAWALPINDI: A woman on Sunday complained the federal Minister for Health Services Aamir Mehmood Kayani about the rude staff and shortage of medicines at the Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi. The woman told the minister, who was on the visit to monitor the healthcare facilities in the hospital, that she...

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Royal Caribbean cruise will return early after more than 270 passengers hit by norovirus

Royal Caribbean cruise will return early after more than 270 passengers hit by norovirus

More than 250 passengers on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship have been struck with a highly contagious virus causing vomiting and diarrhea. More than 270 passengers on board Royal Caribbean’s Oasis Of The Seas have been hit with a highly contagious bout of norovirus since Sunday. Following the spread of...

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What are the best milks for the environment?

What are the best milks for the environment?

According to a study by the University of Oxford, producing a glass of milk with lactose generates almost three times more emissions of greenhouse gases than milk of plant origin. The popularity of vegan foods continues to grow. And for many the month of January, after the binge of Christmas, it...

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