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Small Business Administration offers disaster preparedness tips to business owners

For some reason, the building where you run your business was hit with a power outage, and you’re forced to shut down for several...

Black men still at risk for prostate cancer

For Robert Joyce, September is a special time. This is because it is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and the 70 year old, who...

African-American men over 40highest risk for oral cancer

When people think about diseases related to smoking and alcohol, oral cancer isn’t usually one that comes to mind. However, the combination of tobacco...

High-dose vitamin C can increase cataract risk

Women who took 1,000 mg of vitamin C daily were 25 per cent more likely to develop cataracts If you want to preserve your...

Can the Risk of Prostate Cancer Really be Reduced with Diet and Exercise?

Men have a tendency to take care of their bodies on the outside. They go to the gym, lift weights and do various other...

Sharing hospital room raises infection risk

Sharing a hospital room with another person raises the risk of getting a hospital-acquired infection, Ontario scientists say. Sharing a hospital room with another...

Misleading beverage labels put fetuses at risk

Some brands of non-alcoholic and low-alcohol beverages contain more alcohol than is advertised on the label Pregnant women drinking non-alcoholic and low-alcohol beverages may...

Bassinets recalled over suffocation risk

More than 213,000 Dorel bassinets/playpens have been recalled in Canada and the U.S. because of a suffocation risk, although no infant deaths have been...

Study: Some Indianapolis teens have high STD risk

Sex researchers who tracked teenage girls in Indianapolis found that half of those studied had at least one sexually transmitted infection within two years...

An extra teaspoon of salt a day boosts heart risk

It increases a person's risk of stroke by 23 per cent and their risk of developing heart disease by 17 per cent, according to...
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