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Jade Goody saved our lives – meet three women inspired to take smear test by late star

More than 3,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the UK each year, and almost 1,000 lose their lives to the killer disease – yet it is 99.8 per cent preventable with regular screening. Big Brother star Jade Goody’s death at 27 in 2009 led to a surge in women having smear tests. But… Read More »

Vegans take more sick days

Vegans have twice as many sick days as their meat-eating colleagues in the UK, according to a new report. The study found that vegans had almost five days off a year for the likes of flu, cold and minor ailments — well above the national average. They were also three times more likely to visit… Read More »

Laws expected to improve veteran's healthcare to take effect in new year – WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY (WJHL) – U.S. Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) is particularly proud of two bills he sponsored that he says will dramatically improve healthcare for veterans in 2019. Now that democrats are taking the helm in the U.S. House of Representatives, Roe will no longer serve as chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee. The new Speaker of… Read More »