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Nelson Mandela likely to be discharged from hospital

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PRETORIA, South Africa – Nelson Mandela’s health is improving and could be discharged from hospital soon. The announcement was made by Thabo Mbeki at a memorial service on Sunday, reports Times of India. South Africa’s former president spent more than five weeks in a hospital in Pretoria to treat a recurring lung infection. Mandela’s life has [...]

Health of Nelson Mandela is precarious, court document claims

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PRETORIA, South Africa –  The family of Nelson Mandela was considering switching off the machine keeping the former South African President still alive. The disclosure was made in a “certificate of urgency” filed on June 26 by Mandela’s family members. As CNN reports, in the statement Mandela’s health is deteriorating and doctors have advised his [...]

Three cups of coffee a day, keep the doctor away

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NEW YORK – A study revealed that drinking three cups of coffee a day might make you live longer. Apparently those who drink three cups of coffee are less likely to die from chronic health conditions later on in their lives. In previous studies coffee was considered to be unhealthy, though this new study proved [...]

Add two years to your life by expressing negative emotions

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LONDON – A study revealed that you can live two years longer if you express your negative emotions. Italians and Spanish are likely to live two years more because of their hot temper. The study led by researchers at University of Jena in Germany revealed that having a hot temper can be beneficial to your [...]

Hugo Chávez misses Mercosur meeting raising fears over health

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Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez won’t attend the Mercosur meeting in Brazil on Friday, raising fears his health is worsening. A spokesman for the Venezuelan president told The Guardian: I have no information on the matter. President Chávez could very well surprise us there, or we could be receiving a statement in the next minutes. Chávez went to [...]

WATCH Daredevil window cleaner working with no harness on

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  Local safety council officers launched an investigation after a passer-by filmed this Bath window cleaner carried out his tasks with no safety harness on. A restaurant that is in the building started a probe because “they take health and safety extremely seriously.” YouTube Mirror  

Colored labels on food to make the difference in healthy eating

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BOSTON, UNITED STATES – A little step that is making a big difference. In Massachusetts a team of researchers (MGH) decided to try out a new system and started to apply colored labels on food that are sold in the hospital’s cafeteria. This new system has been adopted in 2010 when MGH applied labels on [...]

Mubarak's heart stopped beating now on life support

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CAIRO – It has been reported that Egypt’s ousted leader Hosni Mubarak has been put on life support after his heart stopped as he arrived at a military hospital. The state news agency MENA said the 84-year-old Mubarak was “clinically dead” when he arrived at the hospital from prison. It said doctors used a defibrillator [...]

Man thought he was fat, but he actually had a 22 kg tumour

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LONDON – The 53 year-old Jeff Bennett could not figure out how he suddenly got so fat, and did not manage to lose weight at all despite being on diet for ages, he only lost weight in other parts of his body but not his belly. Bennett then found out that what he thought was [...]

Health of Egypt's Mubarak got worse

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CAIRO – Mubarak’s condition is getting worse day by day. It has been reported that Hosni Mubarak’s health has taken a turn to the worst and he is likely to be moved out of his prison hospital to a military facility nearby, an Egyptian prison official said Tuesday. State TV said Mubarak was in a [...]

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