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American kids consume 12 per cent of calories from fast food

Published September 23, 2015
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Children in American receive 12 per cent of their calories from fast food, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. But, why is this the case? Are the families of children to blame, or is the marketing prowess of food companies too powerful for parents to control? The worrying ...


Man pushes ball for diabetes awareness

erik bendl
Published September 10, 2015
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Erik Bendl has devised an unusual method for raising diabetes awareness: he pushes around a large globe, six foot in diameter. He calls himself World Guy. Erik walks and walks. Every night he stops in a new town. Along with his dog, Nice, he’s pushed that globe all over the states. And he ...


Diabetic man dies in jail from diabetes-related complications

Published September 4, 2015
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The New York Times have published a video showing a diabetic man’s final hours after he died in New York City’s main jail complex from diabetes-related complications. Rikers Island jail complex has come under criticism after 45-year-old Carlos Mercado slowly died over 14 hours, carrying a bag ...

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