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World Health Organization calls for removal of trans fat in food supply by 2023

World Health Organization calls for removal of trans fat in food supply by 2023

The campaign involved six steps including reviewing the dietary sources of industrially-produced trans-fat, its replacement with healthier fats and oils and legislation to eliminate industrially-produced trans-fat. " New York City eliminated industrially-produced trans fat a decade ago, following Denmark's lead", said Dr. Tom Frieden , President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies. Read More

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'Governance left the room a very long time ago'

'Governance left the room a very long time ago'

The fault has now been identified and fixed, and women who did not receive their final routine invitation are being contacted and offered the opportunity to have a catch up screen. "We are deeply saddened and extremely concerned to hear that so many women have been let down by such a colossal systemic failure". Nearly 300 women may have died in the United Kingdom because they missed out on breast cancer screenings due to a computer error. Read More

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Hellebuyck Steals Game One for Winnipeg

Hellebuyck Steals Game One for Winnipeg

And the first thing they must do is find a way to defeat the cream of the National Hockey League in Nashville . Grabbing the win in game-one was Connor Hellebuyck , who stopped a whopping 47 of the 48 shots that he faced to improve to 5-1 with a 1.77 GAA and a.940 save percentage in this his first season of playoff action. Read More

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Dozens turn out for drug take-back day in Portland

Dozens turn out for drug take-back day in Portland

The agency noted that rates of prescription drug abuse in the United States are alarmingly high - with 6.4 million Americans age 12 or over abusing medications. According to the DEA's 2017 National Drug Threat Assessment, drug poisoning deaths from opioid overdoses outnumbered those caused by firearms, vehicle crashes, suicides and homicides. Read More

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Hundreds of supporters gather to mourn death of British toddler Alfie Evans

Hundreds of supporters gather to mourn death of British toddler Alfie Evans

His parents, Tom Evans, 21 and Kate James, 20, had fought to take their son to a foreign hospital for treatment for a degenerative medical condition, but lost a final court appeal on Wednesday. "Today I pray especially for his parents, as God the Father receives him in his tender embrace", the pope tweeted on Saturday. The child's life support was withdrawn on Monday following orders by the High Court. Read More

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Former Man Utd midfielder Schneiderlin set Everton challenge

Former Man Utd midfielder Schneiderlin set Everton challenge

Everton went close for a second time 30 minutes later. Walcott was originally unable to bring Yannick Bolasie's deep cross under control but the ball came back off DeAndre Yedlin and Walcott smashed it into the roof of the net. I don't pass the ball'. "Islam worked hard", Benitez said after the game. "To be here, to play against this team, and to expect we have to beat them easily, is not right". Read More

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