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Austrian MPs vote to scrap smoking ban

Austria’s lower house of parliament voted on Thursday to repeal a ban on smoking in public spaces, d..

End of Brutal Flu Season in Sight

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It's been a particularly tough flu season, but spring..

Even Short Bursts of Activity Can Boost Long-Term Health

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Simply climbing a single set of stairs, walking around the..

His Prostate Cancer Becomes Her Struggle, Too

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Difficulties tied to prostate cancer may not be limited to..

Simon Harris

Simon Harris is nothing if not precocious. The 31-year-old Irish health minister was briefly tipped ..

Lethal labels: Alcohol makers fight to avoid the tobacco taboo

There is a “direct link between alcohol and fatal cancers” — that’s what Irish health officials want..

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Scientists have taken a step towards one of the bigges..

Ellie-May Clark died after GP turned her away for being late

A five-year-old girl with a history of asthma was turned away from seeing her doctor because she was..

Brexit shockwaves hit the NHS

LONDON — After Brexit, prepare for the next U.K. revolution — in Britain’s cherished public healthca..

Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists say

Adolescence now lasts from the ages of 10 to 24, although it used to be thought to end at 19, scient..