IATA recommends Smart Security Program to improve passenger safety

October 28, 2015 5:49 am· Comments Off on IATA recommends Smart Security Program to improve passenger safety 

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 27 — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recommended the implementation of Smart Security Program and better use of passenger information provided to governments to ensure the effectiveness of security measures and increasing passenger convenience.

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Detach batteries from e-cigarette when on board — MAHB

October 28, 2015 5:49 am· Comments Off on Detach batteries from e-cigarette when on board — MAHB 

PUTRAJAYA, Oct. 27 — With immediate effect, passengers carrying the electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) need to detach the batteries from their vaping device during flights, said Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) Monday.

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Chinese, U.S. visitors drive record tourism spending in New Zealand

October 28, 2015 5:49 am· Comments Off on Chinese, U.S. visitors drive record tourism spending in New Zealand 

WELLINGTON, Oct. 27 — Visitors from china and the United States boosted tourism spending in New Zealand by 17.1 percent to a record 11.8 billion NZ dollars (7.95 billion U.S. dollars) in the year to the end of March, the government statistics agency said Tuesday.

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'Love hormone' boosts pleasure of social interactions — study

October 28, 2015 5:45 am· Comments Off on 'Love hormone' boosts pleasure of social interactions — study 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 — The hormone oxytocin, dubbed the "love hormone," may boost the pleasure of social interactions by stimulating production of marijuana-like chemicals in the brain, a US study said Monday.

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Eating fruits, veggies in youth tied to healthy heart decades later: study

October 28, 2015 5:45 am· Comments Off on Eating fruits, veggies in youth tied to healthy heart decades later: study 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 — People who eat more fruits and vegetables in youth are more likely to have a healthy heart 20 years later, according to research published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

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WHO report linking meat to cancer "absurd" — Australian minister

October 28, 2015 5:45 am· Comments Off on WHO report linking meat to cancer "absurd" — Australian minister 

CANBERRA, Oct. 27 — Australia's Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce on Tuesday slammed a World Health Organization (WHO) report which said bacon, sausages and other processed meats were carcinogenic to humans.

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New herbal hope for diabetics!

October 28, 2015 5:45 am· 2 Comments 

LUCKNOW, Oct. 27 — For those having high blood sugar levels and are on antibiotics for long, state-owned National Botanical Garden Institute (NBRI) here has come up with a herbal and healthy option.

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PHA to public: Heed DOH call for wearing of mask, staying indoors to avoid ill effects of haze

October 28, 2015 5:45 am· Comments Off on PHA to public: Heed DOH call for wearing of mask, staying indoors to avoid ill effects of haze 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Oct. 27 (PNA)–The Philippine Heart Association (PHA) called on the public in areas affected by “haze” to heed the Department of Health's (DOH) call to wear masks especially if their activities require them to stay outdoors and if possible just stay indoors.

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Four-minute exercise key to attain healthy lifestyle

October 28, 2015 5:45 am· Comments Off on Four-minute exercise key to attain healthy lifestyle 

By Filane Mikee Z. Cervantes

MANILA, Oct. 27 (PNA) — A tandem of celebrity fitness icons and a group of heart specialists from the Philippine Heart Association (PHA) encouraged the public to engage in a short but high-impact four-minute exercise to fight off physical inactivity and attain a healthy lifestyle despite the perennial traffic in the metropolis.

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Taiwan parents could be investigated for not vaccinating kids

October 28, 2015 5:45 am· Comments Off on Taiwan parents could be investigated for not vaccinating kids 

TAIPEI, Oct. 27 — The Taiwan health department on Tuesday threatened to place couple under investigation for suspected child abuse if they refuse to vaccinate their children.

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