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Juneau activists set to mark AIDS day

...Friday, I will be so happy." The World Health Organization began World AIDS Day in 1988 to call attention to the killer disease, and to the need for testing and prevention. A study published Monday said AIDS would join heart disease and stroke...
This Day in History

...the MGM Grand Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. In 1997, President Clinton signed a law giving the Food and Drug Administration new powers to speed the approval of drugs to combat a host of killer diseases, including cancer and AIDS.
Plant-based diet would end animal suffering

...consumption of animal products with elevated risks for heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, and other chronic killer diseases. A 2007 United Nations report blames meat production for 18 percent of greenhouse gases, and the animal waste...
Avoid swine flu by going vegetarian

...smallpox, West Nile virus and yellow fever. Every one of us can help prevent the development and spread of these killer diseases by replacing animal products in our diet with healthful vegetables, fresh fruits and whole grains. These foods don't...
Turkeys won't be thankful on Thursday

...too, pay a heavy price. Turkey flesh is laced with cholesterol and saturated fats that elevate the risk of chronic killer diseases. Labels warn of food poisoning potential. This Thanksgiving, I won't be calling a poultry hot line, nor wondering...
The more things change the more they stay the same

...disease is fast becoming one of the major threats to the life of the Indian people. 100 years ago neither of these killer diseases was prevalent amongst American Indians. In fact, they were practically unknown. Federal health experts say that...
Americans reponsible for their health care

...nothing to do with "health care" and everything to do with "medical care" directed mostly at alleviating chronic killer diseases that are self-inflicted through our flawed lifestyles. Actual health care is absolutely free. It consists of regular...
Back in the game

...squirrels, rabbits, raccoons. Like Smith, he has long dreamed of faraway big game. In a twist of fate, it was a killer disease that brought his dreams to life. Two years ago Smith went on what then seemed the hunt of a lifetime - caribou in...
This Day in History

...Trade Organization agreed to let impoverished nations import cheaper copies of patented medicines needed to fight killer diseases. Actor Charles Bronson died in Los Angeles at age 81. Inventor Robert Abplanalp, confidant of President Nixon...
Tobacco tax recovers costs to society are nearly insignificant in comparison. Heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes are the four leading killer diseases in the U.S. now, and all are greatly exacerbated by smoking. A multitude of other health problems are similarly...


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