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[U.S.] Obesity map: Some States 40% overweight

“OBESITY levels have reached nearly 40 per cent in parts of the United States, a shocking new map reveals. The map shows that in nine states – Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and West Virginia – … Continue reading

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Good News: “Over 40 percent of Americans say no to flu vaccinations”

“A new study finds more than 40 percent of Americans have not been vaccinated and, in fact, don’t plan on it either… People under the age of 45 were the least likely to report being vaccinated… ” http://www.fox5ny.com/news/over-40-percent-of-americans-say-no-to-flu-vaccinations Good, less … Continue reading

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“40% of the American middle class face poverty in retirement, study concludes”

“Some 40 percent of middle-class Americans are at risk of poverty in retirement, due to depressed earnings and asset values and increased health-care costs. Nearly three-quarters of workers now plan to work past traditional retirement age. …Nearly half of middle-class … Continue reading

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SOCIALISM: “40% of retail stores in Venezuela go bankrupt as government mandates… minimum wage… no employer can afford”

“Just when it seems like things cannot possibly get any worse in Venezuela, they somehow do. A combination of rampant corruption, failed socialist policies, and the 2014 fall in the oil price have already left this formerly wealthy country reeling, … Continue reading

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“‘DISEASE X’: New Strain Of Bird Flu Kills 40% Of Those Who Contract, 100s Dead In China”

“A “new” strain of deadly bird flu dubbed “Disease X” by the World Health Organization (WHO) has killed hundreds of people in China, and is just three mutations away from becoming transmissible between humans, according to experts. The strain, H7N9, circulates … Continue reading

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“40% of Americans can’t cover a $400 emergency expense”

“Four in ten Americans can’t, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve Board. Those who don’t have the cash on hand say they’d have to cover it by borrowing or selling something. The bright side? That’s an improvement … Continue reading

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“Nearly two out of five cases of cancer avoidable, research shows”

“Nearly 40% of all cancers diagnosed in the UK every year could be avoided through lifestyle changes, according to new research. Smoking is the biggest avoidable cause of cancer, followed by excess weight, overexposure to UV radiation from the sun and … Continue reading

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