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Life taking 'toll on my health': Philippines' Duterte

Life taking 'toll on my health': Philippines' Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that life is taking its "toll on my health", as speculation swirls over the 74-year-old's prolonged absences from the public eye.Duterte cut short a trip to Japan last month because he was suffering from "u

Pakistan becomes first country to launch new typhoid vaccine

Pakistan becomes first country to launch new typhoid vaccine

Pakistan has become the first country in the world to introduce a new typhoid vaccine, officials said Friday, as the country grapples with an ongoing outbreak of a drug-resistant strain of the potentially fatal disease.The vaccine, approved by the World Health

US to force hospitals to reveal rates

US to force hospitals to reveal rates

The Trump administration said Friday it would begin forcing US hospitals to publish their prices of care and the discounted deals they reach with insurers from 2021 in a bid to rein in health care costs.The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) propose

Cricketers' mental health thrown into the spotlight

Cricketers' mental health thrown into the spotlight

Mental wellbeing as much as physical health is emerging as a key challenge for modern-day cricketers -- with relentless schedules, intense public scrutiny and the fear of failure weighing heavily.The issue has been thrust into the spotlight in Australia, where

'Save public hospitals', French health workers urge Macron

'Save public hospitals', French health workers urge Macron

Thousands of French hospital workers demonstrated Thursday over years of cutbacks they say have harmed care in a country with a health system once the envy of the world.Public hospitals in France have been forced to cut 9.0 billion euros ($9.9 billion) off the

Fury in Delhi as smog engulfs children's race, hits golf event

Fury in Delhi as smog engulfs children's race, hits golf event

Hundreds of children ran a charity road race through poisonous smog in New Delhi on Thursday, triggering a storm of criticism about the damage to their health.Delhi and other cities in northern India have again been blanketed by haze that hits each winter due