Vitamin D lowers risk of cancer death, fish oil reduces odds of heart attack, study suggests

A large U.S. study designed to gauge the health benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements concludes that the omega-3 oil can dramatically reduce the odds of a heart attack while vitamin D’s benefits seem to come from lowering the risk of death from cancer.

Russia lowers economic growth forecast as planned tax hike expected to curtail expansion

Russia’s Economic Development Ministry has slashed the country’s economic growth forecast for next year amid geopolitical uncertainty and a planned two-percent increase in value-added tax (VAT). The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is now expected to grow by 1.4 percent in 2019 compared to the 1.9 percent growth projected this year, according to reports in […]

Not April Fools: Delta Lowers Prices of Awards on Some Routes

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COPD: Keeping fit during childhood lowers risk of lung disease in later life

GETTY (STOCK) Being fit during childhood can help fight COPD and other lung diseases The study, published in the European Respiratory Journal, shows that keeping children fit – such as by playing sports, swimming or running – leads to better lung function in adulthood, which could reduce chronic lung diseases such as COPD.  Good lung […]