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Food allergy group files complaint over American Airlines’ peanut policy

Food allergy group files complaint over American Airlines’ peanut policy

A food allergy advocacy group has filed a complaint against American Airlines, arguing that the carrier is violating law by not allowing passengers with severe peanut allergies to pre-board its planes.

Americans in rural areas more likely to die from leading causes of death: CDC

Americans in rural areas more likely to die from leading causes of death: CDC

People living in rural areas of the United States are more likely to die from five leading causes of death than those who live in urban areas, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) pointed out in its latest report.

Women exposed to secondhand smoke in childhood face higher risk of miscarriage

Women exposed to secondhand smoke in childhood face higher risk of miscarriage

Exposure to secondhand smoke in childhood can significantly increase risk of miscarriage among even among nonsmoking women, according to a newly published Chinese study.

A team of researchers led by Shanshan Yang, of the Institute of Geriatrics at Beijing-based Chinese PLA General Hospital, analyzed survey data for nearly 20,000 women in the age group of 50 and older who live in the Guangzhou province of China.

Hostess recalls White Peppermint Twinkies over possible Salmonella risk

Hostess recalls White Peppermint Twinkies over possible Salmonella risk

Hostess Brands Inc. on Tuesday issued a voluntary recall for its Holiday White Peppermint Hostess Twinkies due to potential risk of Salmonella contamination.

The voluntary recall was issued after Blommer Chocolate Co. recalled its confectionery coating ingredient that Hostess Brands used to produce the Holiday White Peppermint Hostess Twinkies.

Study says ‘weekend warrior’ exercise schedule also offers significant health benefits

Study says ‘weekend warrior’ exercise schedule also offers significant health benefits

Even though it may not be ideal, but a new study has suggested that packing the recommended amount of weekly physical exercise into merely one or two workout sessions can lower the risk of death akin to what regular exercise offers.

New technique claims to offer wrinkle-free skin, scar-free healing of wounds

New technique claims to offer wrinkle-free skin, scar-free healing of wounds

A team of American researchers have suggested a new technique that can provide not only wrinkle-free skin but also pave the way for scar-free healing of wounds.

Prof. George Cotsarelis, chair of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania, and partners from the Pikus Laboratory for Developmental & Regenerative Biology at UC Irvine, found in a new study that Crow’s feet and creases can be reversed by regenerating the fatty cells that are lost with age.

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