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November 2, 2017 9:59 AM Company gives non-smokers additional days off to counter smoke breaks

A Japanese company is giving non-smokers one major break to make up for several smaller ones afforded their smoking employees. According to Telegraph.co.uk, the Tokyo-based marketing firm Piala Inc. is granting non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holiday per year after those employees complained they worked more than staff who took frequent 3803

November 1, 2017 7:50 PM Black Death Plague: Where is the Black Death now? Will it spread to the West?

Where is the Black Death plague now? The deadly disease is currently contained on the African island of Madagascar, though the World Heath Organisation (WHO) has warned it could soon spread to other nations. The WHO has released a list of nine at-risk nations, highlighting where the plague is likely to invade next. The countries include South Africa 2668

November 1, 2017 2:08 AM Movember: What would you miss about the men in your lives if they were gone?

AUSTRALIANS are being asked to take a moment and think about what they would miss about the men in their lives if they were gone, as part of a campaign to stop men dying too soon. A national survey of 4000 Australians, released to mark the start of 'Movember,' shows it would be the "little things" that people would mourn the most if a man close to them died. These 203

October 31, 2017 8:20 PM Team UP TN raises cancer awareness

Partners for Healing, UT Extension and Coffee County Health Department and the Tullahoma Housing Authority have partnered to raise awareness about the importance of preventive care for breast cancer. The organizations held the Power of Pink event Monday at Cedar Lane church of Christ. Representatives of the organizations were on hand to answer questions 203

October 31, 2017 3:21 PM Cancer Patients Should Not Have to Choose Between Treatment and Work

In the three years since being diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer, I’ve lost track of all the tests and treatments I’ve undergone. Lately, besides the six-month scans to make sure I remain in remission, I also deal with the spot checks — a cyst here, an ache there — that require additional follow-up. Today’s scan was one of those extras. My doctor 185

October 31, 2017 3:17 PM What You Can Do To Spread Breast Cancer Awareness Beyond The Confines Of Your Community

As someone who has survived twice now, raising awareness about breast cancer is a daily task. Having chosen to take a positive and creative approach to deal with my breast cancer trauma, I try to encourage others in situations similar to mine to do the same. I aim to empower young women to be brave and confident by gaining back a measure of control of their 209

October 31, 2017 12:13 AM MDC-T plunged into chaos

Mr Tsvangirai, who is battling cancer of the colon, returned home from South Africa on October 13 after spending almost a month receiving treatment in the neighbouring country. After his return, Mr Tsvangirai cancelled a meeting of the party’s national standing committee that he was scheduled to chair in Harare on October 16 with insiders raising fears 243

October 30, 2017 11:47 PM Climate change fueling disasters, disease in ‘potentially irreversible’ ways, report warns

Climate change significantly imperils public health globally, according to a new report that chronicles the many hazards and symptoms already being seen. The authors describe its manifestations as “unequivocal and potentially irreversible.” Heat waves are striking more people, disease-carrying mosquitoes are spreading and weather disasters are becoming 169

October 30, 2017 11:30 PM From heat stress to malnutrition, climate change is already making us sick

‘When a doctor tells us we need to take better care of our health we pay attention, and it's important that governments do the same.’ Climate change is already having an impact on our health, by exposing people to dangerous heat waves and more extreme weather, according to a new study. And if countries and cities worldwide don’t address global warming 179

October 30, 2017 6:04 PM Kevin Spacey’s House of Cards

It’s Monday, and that five-hour World Series game has me more emotionally drained than after I watched Toy Story 3. Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re telling our Kevin Spacey stories, worrying about how worried Jimmy Kimmel is, and welcoming Jordan Peele to Oscars season. As the Harvey Weinstein scandal expands, many in Hollywood have been inspired 188