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You do NOT need to spend six weeks in a cast if you fracture your ankle – three weeks is plenty

You do NOT need to spend six weeks in a cast if you fracture your ankle – three weeks is plenty, researchers find Patients even have improved ankle mobility if just in a cast for three weeks   Less time in a plaster is easier for patients and could reduce treatment costs Immobilisation can cause stiffness,… Read More »

Coke Caught Influencing Health Policy Again, Increasing Obesity

Using convoluted logic to protect their profit margins, Big Soda, and particularly Coca-Cola, is using some of the same strategies in China that got them into public relations trouble in the U.S. Sweetened beverages have been identified as a major contributor to the rising rate of obesity and diabetes around the world, including a meteoric… Read More »