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Choosing alternative cancer therapy doubles risk of death, study says

 Patients who chose alternative therapies to treat a common, curable cancer instead of opting for the recommended medical treatment double their risk of death, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Conventional medical treatments include surgery,

Even modest changes to diet could reduce risk of death, study finds

With more than one-third of U.S. adults suffering from obesity, it’s no surprise that many Americans would benefit from healthier eating habits. Fad diets capitalize on our desire for quick results but usually fail in the long run. Now new research adds to the evidence

Superbug death spurs drug regulator warning

Superbug death spurs drug regulator warning (Kevin Shine/Getty Images) In the wake of the recent death of an American woman after contracting an infection resistant to antibiotics, the drug regulator has directed the pharma supply chain, including retailers, chemists and drug