May 15, 2014 10:54 pm

Health Headlines, May 10 – 15

May 10 – Fruit prevents stroke
Researchers have discovered that two small apples a day may keep strokes away.

May 12- Regular HIV tests
The provincial government today announced some radical new health guidelines — that urge everyone in BC to get tested, regularly, for HIV AIDS. They’re the first such guidelines in the entire country.

May 13- Vitamin IV drip
The latest health and beauty fad is a medley of vitamins and minerals fed directly into your bloodstream through an IV drip. It’s supposed to rehydrate and revitalize your body quickly but health care professionals are urging caution.

May 14-Latest on the MERS virus
The World Health Organization tries to temper the growing concern about the deadly new virus called MERS, declaring it’s not yet a global health emergency.

May 15-Life-saving nutrition in a pouch
A Langley woman decided to do something about the malnutrition that affects 20 million children worldwide. Inspired by a news report of a new kind of therapeutic food, she’s found a way to distribute enough of it to save thousands of children.

© Shaw Media, 2014

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