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Young people fear lack of job prospects  -  3 hours ago
Young people share their worries, as a survey suggests youth confidence and happiness is declining.

Caesareans increase the risk of child obesity  -  3 hours ago
Babies who are born by caesarean are 50 per cent more likely to be obese before the age of five, a review from the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh has found.

Why stress makes you fat  -  3 hours ago
Dr Michael Mosley explores the link between stress and over-eating - and the best stress-busting techniques.

'Growing problem' of addiction to prescription drugs probed  -  3 hours ago
A review into the "growing problem" of prescription drug addiction in England is launched.

Urgent review launched into prescription pills  -  4 hours ago
Ministers have launched an urgent review into the growing crisis of prescription drug addiction, in a victory for the Daily Mail.

Photographer takes on artist family behind OxyContin  -  4 hours ago
Nan Goldin is petitioning fellow artists to boycott donations from the Sacklers in an effort to hold their company, Purdue Pharmaceuticals, accountable for its role in the opioid epidemic.

Brazil's yellow fever death toll triples  -  4 hours ago
The World Health Organization said the number of confirmed cases of yellow fever outbreak in Brazil tripled, with 20 deaths since July. US travelers urged to get the yellow fever vaccine.

Why sleep is the best way to fight this year's flu  -  5 hours ago
Certified sleep science coach Chris Brantner explains why seven to eight hours of sleep each night is the best way to fight off this year's vaccine-resistant flu.

New York City sues Big Pharma over the opioid epidemic  -  7 hours ago
The opioid epidemic has kills more than 1,000 people in New York City each year, and the city is suing more than a dozen drug makers for negligence that has cost New York millions.

He ran a marathon to the South Pole. ‘Ultramarathon Man’ should breeze through Miami  -  8 hours ago
Ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes, among the world’s most famous endurance runners, will take on his first Fitbit Miami Marathon on Sunday at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Lifespan of Indigenous people 15 years shorter than that of other Canadians, federal documents say  -  8 hours ago
As Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott laid out the goals of her new department on Tuesday, her briefing documents showed stark health challenges.

Disney employees getting $1,000 bonus, access to scholarship fund  -  8 hours ago
Disney said employees would receive the bonus in two payments, the first in March and the second in September of this year.

Plague fears in Madagascar return  -  8 hours ago
Health chiefs thought they had the 'crisis', which prompted 10 nearby African countries to be placed on high alert, under control. But panic has re-emerged after a suspected new case.

Opioid commission's Patrick Kennedy slams it as a 'sham'  -  9 hours ago
Former Congressman and member of the six person opioid commission Patrick Kennedy told CNN in an impassioned interview that a lack of funding has rendered efforts against the epidemic useless.

Tea is actually magical creativity juice  -  9 hours ago
More than just a comfortable habit, science has shown that sipping tea throughout the day improves and prolongs creative performance.

Anxiety and depression sufferers share their stories  -  9 hours ago
Justin Bullock (left) and Mary Tellers (right) are among a group of people aged 18 to 80 who opened up about their mental health issues as part of a new book based on their testimonies.

Vermont becomes 9th state legalize recreational marijuana  -  9 hours ago
Vermont governor Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Monday legalizing recreational pot with some reservation. Vermont is the ninth state to pass a broad legalization law, but first to do so through legislature.

Scientists discover a way to ease women's period pains  -  10 hours ago
Edinburgh University researchers found some women have lower levels of oxygen in their blood, leading to a slower production of this protein, and therefore more intense blood-loss.

Worgan family who all have dwarfism are an Instagram hit  -  10 hours ago
Charli Worgan, 27 – who is just 4ft 2in – has thousands of followers on her social media. The images show the couple, from Sydney, Australia, won't allow their dwarfism to hold them back.

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