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Call to reduce salt in processed foods

25th July 2016

The FDA renew call to cut salt in processed foods to reduce Americans' high intake.

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US to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s

6th May 2016

The Food and Drug Administration will also require manufacturers to submit products to the agency to be reviewed.

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CEO sentenced for salmonella outbreak

22nd September 2015

Former owner of peanut company in Georgia was sentenced to 28 years for role in salmonella outbreak that killed nine people.

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Hospice care often too late for many Americans

5th November 2014

A new report shows many Americans may be receiving hospice too late.

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Stem cell success in cure for type 1 diabetes

13th October 2014

Researchers say they have taken a step towards finding a cure for type 1 diabetes which affects upwards of 3 million Americans.

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Two out of five Americans will develop diabetes

14th August 2014

According to US government estimates 40% of Americans will develop type 2 diabetes.

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Nearly 3 million Americans have hepatitis C

4th March 2014

Federal officials say nearly 3m Americans are infected with hepatitis C and that number could be higher.

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Early colon cancer detection saves lives

6th November 2013

Around two-thirds of Americans aged 50 to 75 have undergone screening for colon cancer.

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Thousands of American teens using pot each day

3rd September 2013

US health officials report hundreds of American teens are using marijuana and alcohol each day.

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Health IT spend in North America to top $34.5bn

30th August 2013

Research finds healthcare IT spending at large North American healthcare organisations is expected to increase $34.5bn next year.

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