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Wishful thinking, Riskful Swimming

Megan Ball, Communications Intern

Drowning rates have decreased between 2005 and 2009. Great news! However, nearly 4,000 people still die from unintentional drowning every year and on average ten people a day die from unintentional drowning. 264 more words

General

HIV Pills Show More Promise to Prevent Infection

There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses. 404 more words

HEALTH

Sign me up! 8 low-risk, high-reward stocks

If you want a bigger return in the stock market, be prepared to take on more risk. But lucky investors in the right stock at the right time can score the ultimate disconnect: low risk and high reward. 516 more words

Buzz

14 Jul 2014 (AFR) - The $2500 house deposit – high-risk mortgages return

(14 July 2014, AFR, p1, Nick Lenaghan)

‘ “No deposit? No worries!” declares the HomeFirst website. The one-stop shop for land, houses and mortgages was recently launched by BGC and Metricon, Australia’s biggest home builders. 29 more words

1.Market Observations

INFOGRAPHIC: Sudden deaths in young people are related to cardiovascular disease

A public lecture addressing the sharp increase in the number of sudden deaths among young people was held at the Wits Medical School last week. 140 more words

Wits Vuvuzela

Is Too Much HDL Cholesterol Bad for You?

Philosophers, poets and songwriters have long cautioned that too much of a good thing may bring harm. For some individuals, that warning applies to “good” cholesterol. 259 more words

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