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Breast feed for six months to save life and money

Breast feed for six months to save life and money

Breast-feeding for the first six months, by 90% of US women would save the life of 900 babies and billions of dollars every year.

Funding under Final health system reform package

Funding under Final health system reform package

According to the amendments in the main health reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Barack Obama on March 30, physicians providing primary care to patients

Orange juice can neutralize bad effects of unhealthy foods

Orange juice can neutralize bad effects of unhealthy foods

According to Researchers in US antioxidants in orange juice -- the flavonoids naringenin and hesperidin -- help to prevent blood vessel and other damage caused by eating a high-fat fast-food meal.

New HealthCare Law to provide Insurance at Reduced Rates

Kathleen Sebelius

According to new health care law, temporary insurance pool will provide insurance coverage to uninsured people at reduced rates.

Available from end of June 2010 to Jan 1, 2014, this program will ensure that all applicants will get insurance coverage from private insurers who have been uninsured for the six months before filing an application.

Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of health and human services, may sign contracts with States to operate insurance pools which can be operated directly by federal government or by a hired non-profit organization.

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Pilots taking antidepressants can fly as well: FAA

Pilots taking antidepressants can fly as well: FAA

As on Friday it was said by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that antidepressants are banned for pilots who have mild depression.

Should soda tax be increased?

Should soda tax be increased?

According to a research in Atlanta, increasing the taxes on soda will reduce the excessive consumption of soft drinks among children, thus preventing obesity.

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