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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The fast food bomb

Obesity among children due to rampant consumption of junk food has reached epidemic proportions. With India already in the grip of this dangerous global trend, the government needs to remove its blinkers on the processed food industry »
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VIJAYAWADA, Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Five held in kidney racket case

The accused had produced certificates of verification purportedly issued by Revenue officials. When Prudhviraj Singh approached his friend Durga Prasad seeking a donor, the latter came forward to give his kidney for Rs. 2 lakh. »
More on health AND: arrestcrime, law and justicegangs & organised crimemedical conditionsorganized crimepolice
VIJAYAWADA, Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Scrub Typhus fast spreading in cities

Risk of getting the infection is more where rat population is high. The disease is spread by harvest mite, a microscopic parasite of rodents (mice, rats and bandicoots) and humans. »
More on health AND: civil and public serviceepidemic and plaguehospital and clinicillnessurban health
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