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Christmas kitchen cures for common ailments – from tickly coughs to back pain

With Christmas upon us and GP surgeries and pharmacies shut for the holiday season, we explore homemade health hacks that can treat minor ailments… Hot water and honey for a tickly cough Trials show it’s more effective than over-the-counter cough remedies, so Public Health England (PHE) recommends the use of honey for coughs and colds… Read More »

China's Xiamen Airlines puts pork back on the menu after swine fever 'misunderstanding'

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Xiamen Airlines has reversed a short-lived ban and resumed serving pork on flights after a “misunderstanding” about the measures being taken to tackle African swine fever, the deadly disease sweeping China’s pig herd. FILE PHOTO: Pork for sale is seen at a stall at a market on the outskirts of Harbin,… Read More »

'Ill-conceived and exceptionally dangerous:' Vaping groups hit back at FDA over e-cigarette plans

Vaping groups slammed the Food and Drug Administration Friday over its plans to ban the sale of certain flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations. The consequence of policy would be that smokers would continue with traditional cigarettes and face the negative health consequences that come with it, the groups warned. “This is an… Read More »