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Health News Archive - March 29, 2006

Sam used to sneak into his office before dawn so no one would know how many extra hours he worked. Charles goes on all-night work binges to meet deadlines, and Susan can't say no to volunteer projects, social clubs, bridge games, choral singing, lectures and classes.

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Grape seeds, chives and Korean pine nut oil might have more in common than their ability to add zest to meals. According to new research, all three foods may help boost health and fight disease.

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Many new mothers may underestimate the toll giving birth and caring for a baby can take on their health, new research shows.

By Helen Nyambura-Mwaura DADAAB, Kenya (Reuters) - One lives in a mud-and-stick hut with her family in arid east Kenya. The other has a bathroom of roughly the same size in Brussels.

Toronto's deadly brush with the SARS virus three years ago has uniquely prepared the city for the possibility of a bird flu pandemic, health officials say.

By Jonathan Spicer TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto's deadly brush with the SARS virus three years ago has uniquely prepared the city for the possibility of a bird flu pandemic, health officials say.

Vietnam War veterans and social activists from several countries demanded on Wednesday that Washington take responsibility for victims of the Agent Orange defoliant used by the U.S. military.

By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - China wants to build a concrete basketball court and two outdoor table tennis tables in every village as part of a rural fitness drive.

By O'Mahony, C Summary: Adenoviruses infect mucous membranes, including -on rare occasions the urethra. Adenoviruses should therefore be considered as yet another cause of chlamydia-negative non-gonococcal urethritis.

By Collins, Cathleen A; Decker, Sharon I; Esquibel, Karen A OBJECTIVE(S): The purpose of the study was to describe definitions of health in Hispanic and African American elders. METHOD(S): This study employed a qualitative framework conducted through a doctoral-level multicultural nursing course.

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