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Source: Reuters

McDonald's to cut global antibiotic use in chickens

Today 08:06 GMT

McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) on Wednesday said that it would begin curbing the use of the high value human antibiotics in its global chicken supply in 2018, as the fast-food giant joins a broad effort to battle dangerous superbugs.

In January 2018, HPCIAs will be gone from McDonald's chickens in Brazil, Canada, Japan, South Korea, the United States and Europe. Public health and consumer groups applauded the move, which is not as strict as the company's policy for the United States, where already for a year suppliers have provided the chain with chickens raised without antibiotics deemed important to human health.

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Source: NBC News

What do oranges and lemons have to do with leukemia?

Today 08:06 GMT

Here’s another reason to make sure you’re eating plenty of vitamin C: Two new studies out in the past week show that the vitamin may help prevent blood cells from going bad and causing some types of leukemia.

There are many types of leukemia, and the findings of the study mostly apply to a specific type called acute myeloid leukemia, which affects mostly adults. “The setting where we are most concerned about vitamin C and the link to cancer is in the context of old people,” Morrison said.

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Source: NBC News

Mom blogger sends important message with dress she has 'no business wearing'

Tuesday 16:22 GMT

On Aug. 14, the 40-year-old mom of two posted a photo of herself on her blog from a recent girls' weekend with the caption, “This is me in a dress I have no business wearing. It’s not the first time I’ve worn it and it won’t be the last time.”

We’ll leave you with Johnson’s sage advice: “If the hard part is talking yourself into it, tell yourself life’s too short to worry about things you have no business wearing.”


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