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  • Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths: World Bank head

    The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the World Bank said on Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the virus.

  • Quality of US diet improves, gap widens for quality between rich and poor

    The quality of the US diet showed some modest improvement in the last decade in large measure because of a reduction in the consumption of unhealthy trans fats, but the gap in overall diet quality widened between the rich and the poor.

  • Low-Carb Reigns Over Low-Fat Diet For Weight Loss, Heart Health

    A new study out today in Annals of Internal Medicine finds that after a year on their respective diets, participants following a low-carb regimen had lost significantly more weight than their low-fat counterparts. But not only this: The low-carb dieters also had improved markers of cardiovascular health.

  • Well: A Benefit of Legal Marijuana

    A new study has found evidence that legal access to marijuana is associated with fewer opioid overdose deaths, but researchers said their findings should not be used as the basis for the wide adoption of legalized cannabis.

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