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Why You need Pest Control at your Workplace

Do you have problem there’s many pest such as ants, cockroaches, flies and spiders in your place? The pest not just annoyance but also effect on our present health hazard. Mostly the pest could attract a gang of vermin into unhygienic corners of the workplace. Therefore, it’s essential that high standards of cleanliness are consistently maintained so that pests are unlikely to turn up uninvited. It it’s already too late,

Rebecca Burger, French Fitness Model Dies From Freak Whipped Cream Accident

French fitness model Rebecca Burger died last Sunday in her home of a reported heart attack after a whipped cream canister exploded and struck her in the chest, as reported by USA Today. French authorities are reportedly still investigating the tragedy. The news was announced on her Instagram after her family used the account to explain what happened. Burger, a popular social media fitness model based in France with over

Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease

Human trials of a cholesterol-lowering vaccine to help prevent heart disease are under way after successful studies in mice. Researchers at the Medical University of Vienna are testing the safety of their experimental treatment in 72 volunteers. The jab is designed to stop fatty deposits from clogging the arteries. It would offer patients an alternative to taking daily pills to cut their risk of stroke, angina and heart attacks. Booster

Abuse of older people on the rise – 1 in 6 affected

14 JUNE 2017 | GENEVA – Around 1 in 6 older people experience some form of abuse, a figure higher than previously estimated and predicted to rise as populations age worldwide. A new study, supported by WHO and published in the Lancet Global Health, has found that almost 16% of people aged 60 years and older were subjected to either psychological abuse (11.6%), financial abuse (6.8%), neglect (4.2%), physical abuse

Drinking Water for 15 Million Americans Is Contaminated With a Toxic Chemical, Report Finds

Drinking water for 15 million Americans in 27 states is contaminated with a toxic chemical that was used to make nonstick cookware, according to a new report released Thursday. These chemicals, known as PFCs (perfluorochemicals), have been linked to cancer, thyroid disease and weakened immune systems. Even small concentrations in drinking water is considered a threat to public health, according to the report by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group and

Michael Phelps joins board of Australian mental health company, Medibio

Michael Phelps, the Olympian swimmer was appointed to the board of directors of Medibio, an Australian medical technology company that has developed a test to assist in the diagnosis of depression, chronic stress and other mental health disorders. “I have personally experienced Medibio’s technology and believe it can help make a profound impact in diagnosing mental health and empowering people to seek the help and support they may need,” Phelps