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With Tax Hike on Tobacco, Alcohol, FG Kills Two Birds with One Stone

The federal government has increased tariff on tobacco and alcoholic beverages as part of efforts to control their consumption, but what are the economic implications? Bamidele Famoofo reports Economic experts have never failed to let Nigeria know that it ... read more

Do ‘Fat Taxes’ Work?

But it has many proponents, who cast the scheme as killing two birds with one stone ... calculated that a 3-cent tax on each 12-ounce sugared soda would raise $51.6 billion over a decade. So that’s bird No. 1, properly killed. But a recent paper ... read more

Today's News: Our Take - My Cat From Hell's Jackson Galaxy: People Read Cats Through Dog-Colored Glasses

One of the things I try to get my clients on board with is seeing ... it was back in the early '90s and I didn't have two pennies. I would literally pick glasses out of the 99 cent bin and just stick lenses in them. So I always have four to five to choose ... read more

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Fighting obesity requires a war on poverty

Let's kill two birds with one stone by encouraging upward mobility ... found that each additional unit increase of BMI correlated with an 8 per cent reduction (about $US1,300) in net worth. While the association between weight and income was negligible ... read more

Nocebo Doubt About It: "Wind Turbine Syndrome" Is Catching

One meta study released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health early this year concluded that wind turbines cause no noticeable increase in health problems, though the turbines’ sound and shadow flicker might annoy nearby residents. For a ... read more

How alcohol affects your body

A recent study showed that women who drank as little as one drink a day had a 9 per ... Other studies have found that heavy alcohol consumption has been associated with a small (averaging 10 per cent) increase in a woman's risk of breast cancer. read more

Denying the Imperium of Death

By Phil Rockstroh According to a nationwide study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a greater number of U.S. Americans died (approximately 65,000) from drug overdoses last year than were killed during the course of the ... read more

NCBI ROFL: That's one miraculous conception.

Under general anaesthesia, laparotomy was performed through an upper midline abdominal incision to reveal two holes in the stomach ... She had been worried about the increase in her abdominal size but could not believe she was pregnant although it had ... read more

John S. Conkle Sr.

He was an avid bowler. He is survived by his loving wife, Sue; a daughter, Annette (Tim) Brown; two sons, Timothy and Jonathan (Natasha) Conkle; eleven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Geraldine (Gene) Johnson and Loretta Crutcher ... read more

The Role of Youth in a Hoped-for Transformation

The US military has killed more than 20 million people in 37 nations since World War II. One step you can take in your community ... Youth also talked about tax cuts for the rich, inadequate healthcare, teacher strikes, the need for jobs and a better ... read more

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