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Twitter for #publichealth : 4 Effective Ways to Communicate By Fortune Cookie In a ">140" World

Twitter is a microblogging platform that consists of concise snippets of communication.  Each snippet generally consists of 140 characters or less, which leaves little room for error when it comes to clarity and depth of expressing an idea.   740 more words

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Alternative News from 'Natural News' - including strongly-alleged Criminal Behaviour by Authorities.

“INVESTIGATION: Three days before Dr. Bradstreet was found dead in a river, U.S. govt. agents raided his research facility to seize a breakthrough cancer treatment called GcMAF”

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New report shows increase in number of obese Idaho adults

Idaho has a weight problem.

That’s surprising in a state that prides itself on its culture of outdoor activities and recreation, but newly released data on health risks for Idaho adults shows a continued increasing trend in people who are obese or overweight. 523 more words

Public Health

Are interventions to reduce sitting at workplace effective?

It is common for family physicians in developing nations like India to encounter patients whose profession demands sedentary lifestyle. Such patients present with back problems, obesity, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes and ask doctors for advice on how to decrease sitting. 63 more words

Public Health

Some vaccines support evolution of more-virulent viruses

Scientific experiments with the herpes virus such as the one that causes Marek’s disease in poultry have confirmed, for the first time, the highly controversial theory that some vaccines could allow more-virulent versions of a virus to survive, putting unvaccinated individuals at greater risk of severe illness. 1,046 more words

Science

American Calorie Consumption Declining Finally

Lookie here, my compassionate friends. A typical American adult now eats less amount of calories than before, and the amount declined even further in children’s average diet (9 percent)! 60 more words

Health News

Journey to Centre of Campus - Final Goodbyes

My last blog entry entitled “The paradox of time” seemed like an appropriate segway to open and close my final blog on. As I’m sure most of you can relate to, time has flown by and it’s hard to conceive that October to June could be so shortly spaced together. 185 more words

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