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Archives for June, 2014

Medical News for English Learners – Program 10

What’s a Couple’s Arguing ‘Style’ May Say About Their Marriage Do you believe that arguments and confrontations in a relationship are healthy? Is it important for couples to learn how to argue and solve their differences? Share your thoughts and insights with us.

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Medical News for English Learners – Program 9

Scientists Look for Answers as More US Girls Enter Puberty at an Earlier Age More and more children enter puberty at an early age. Watch the video above. What are some of the reasons why some young people reach puberty earlier? Share your answers in the comments section below.

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Medical News for English Learners – Program 8

Experts Urge More Efforts to Fight Cancer in Poor Countries Cancer is now a leading cause of death in poor countries. Cancer kills more than 7,500,000 people per year world wide, with a majority coming from poor and middle income countries. Is Cancer a major medical issue in your country? What is the government of […]

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Medical News for English Learners – Program 7

Eating White Rice Increases Risk of Diabetes Many people prefer eating white rice over brown rice. After watching this video, you are likely to understand how white rice is less healthy than the nutritious brown rice. Would you rather risk developing Type 2 Diabetes and continue eating white rice, or would you switch to the […]

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Medical News for English Learners – Program 6

Obesity Becomes a Big Killer in India Regardless of poverty, the population of a country can still suffer from obesity. As more and more people exercise less and eat fatty and sugary foods, they develop diabetes and obesity. Is obesity a health problem in your country? Share your knowledge with us by adding a comment […]

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Medical News for English Learners – Program 5

Finding New Ways to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Is rheumatoid arthritis something you’ve heard about in your country? What do you think of the study in the video? Would you try the new medication despite the side effects? Share your thoughts with us.

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Medical News for English Learners – Program 4

Vietnamese Nurses Go to Germany and Japan to Study Geriatric Care Is there a shortage of geriatric nurses in your country? Are there nurses from other countries working in hospitals of your country? Share your knowledge with us by answering one of the above questions.

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Medical News for English Learners – Program 3

Bringing Attention to Differences in Suicide Around the World People need to feel connected to others for good mental health. It is estimated that over 1,000,000 (one million) people in the world commit suicide each year. There is much to live for, regardless of difficulties that life brings with it. Do many people commit suicide […]

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Medical News for English Learners – Program 2

How Parents Can Try to Prevent Dating Abuse Dating violence is a problem among young teenagers in the United States. Are abusive relationships a social problem among young people in your country? Are there educational programs on teenage dating for parents and young people that are available in your country? Share your knowledge in the […]

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Medical News for English Learners – Program 1

U.S. Moves to Cut Health Risks from Trans Fats in Food Do you enjoy eating cookies, pastries, pies, and other comfort foods? You may be ingesting trans-fats which block the flow of blood in the arteries, leading to an increased risk in developing heart disease. Is the government in your country attempting to limit the […]

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