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US gov't report says young e-cigarette use poses 'public health threat'

A new government report from the US surgeon general said Thursday e-cigarette use among youth Americans has become a "public health threat."
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/9 7:58:46

Optimism may help people live longer: study

People who have an optimistic view on life are more likely to live longer, a US study said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/8 8:35:57

Paralyzed dog walks on street with wheelchair

A paralyzed dog walks with a dog wheelchair in Northwest China's Chongqing municipality, December 6, 2016.
Source: | 2016/12/7 17:54:42

Complacency risks undermining gains in combating HIV/AIDS in developing countries

The world has taken great steps to combat the scourge of HIV/AIDS, however developing countries are still struggling, a stark reminder on World AIDS Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/1 17:52:27

Swimming, cycling, aerobics offer "life-saving benefits": research

Swimming, cycling and aerobics are specific sports and exercises that offer "life-saving benefits" compared to running and playing football, according to an international research project led by the University of Sydney.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/30 11:46:58

Making health a habit: "Healthy China" on the way

Taking folic acid during pregnancy, exercising on community lots, regular health check ups. These habits were almost unheard of in China a few decades ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/25 7:07:52

Chronic jet lag may induce obesity, liver cancer: study

Night shifts and other lifestyle changes that subject yourself to jet lag on a regular basis may put you at a higher risk of not only developing obesity, but also incurable liver cancer, a new study said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/24 8:42:14

Much has been done on HIV, but challenges remain: UNAIDS report

The UNAIDS says although much has been done to combat the spread of HIV, there are still important milestones to reach, barriers to break and frontiers to cross to free the world of the disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/23 9:04:07

Am I sleeping too much?

Taylor Li, a 23-year-old woman, almost died when she suddenly fell asleep while driving on a highway in the US in 2014. She suffers from narcolepsy, a sleeping disorder that makes its sufferers fall asleep almost at the drop of a hat.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/22 21:33:39

'Bendy girl' displays incredible poses in stunning images

Chinese contortionist Sui Fei has stunned the public with a set of fashionable images released recently. The 28-year-old girl from Northeast China's Liaoning province started to learn dancing when she was 6 years old. Sun has been invited to perform in over 10 countries including France, Canada, and Germany.
Source: | 2016/11/22 10:18:06