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1 HOUR AGO - The Independent

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Obesity could be considered a disability after landmark EU ruling on workplace discrimination

Being severely overweight – classified as having a body mass index of more than 30 – could be considered a disability if it affects an employee’s ability to work, European judges have ruled.

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2 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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EU court says obesity can be disability

Luxembourg (AFP) - The European Union's highest court ruled Thursday that obesity can be considered a "disability" if it hinders an overweight person's performance at work.

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DEC 16, 2014 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Senate passes Casey's bill to help families bear longterm disability costs

WASHINGTON - An unusual thing happened in Congress this month: the Senate and House both passed legislation likely to create a new law, with massive bipartisan support.

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22 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Colorado Funds Multiple Studies On Marijuana's Medical Possibilities

The Colorado state Board of Health approved nearly $8 million in grant funding Wednesday for eight separate studies investigating the potential medical benefits of marijuana. All eight medical marijuana research projects that were recommended to the board received approval, Mark Salley, communications director for the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, told The Huffington Post. The studies, most of ...

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DEC 16, 2014 - Washington Times

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Medical marijuana group petitions against charges

MADISON, Minn. (AP) - A group advocating medical marijuana is delivering a petition to the Lac qui Parle County attorney asking him to drop charges against a woman charged after giving her son cannabis oil for his pain. Minnesotans for Compassionate Care says it's has collected nearly 9,000 ...

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1 HOUR AGO - Health Canal

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1 HOUR AGO - Huffington Post

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Air Pollution A Big Factor In Heart Disease, Experts Warn

(Reuters Health) - Air pollution should be one of the avoidable heart risk factors - just like smoking and excess fat - that doctors warn patients to steer clear of, according to a new statement from 20 heart experts. Citing pollution's heavy toll on cardiovascular health, the panel urges people to take steps to protect themselves from breathing heavy traffic ...

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DEC 15, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Here's How Rand Paul And Other Politicians Contributed To The 'Lie Of The Year'

Remember when Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) suggested that you could get Ebola at a cocktail party? Now, Paul and several other politicians are getting called out for spreading exaggerations about Ebola: PolitiFact has just given the hyperbolic warnings the distinct honor of being the 2014 "Lie of the Year". Two people in the United States died of the disease, but ...

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3 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Obesity Can Be Considered A Workplace Disability, Rules Europe's Top Court

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Europe's top court ruled on Thursday that obese people can be considered as disabled, but stopped short of saying that obesity was a condition that needed specific protection under European anti-discrimination laws. The landmark decision will be closely read by European employers and means that companies might have to provide greater support ...

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DEC 12, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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EU resumes aid to Mali, halted over suspected irregularities

BAMAKO (Reuters) - The European Union has resumed aid to Mali which it suspended in June due to suspected irregularities in government spending, including the purchase of a $40 million presidential jet, the Malian government announced on Friday. The International Monetary Fund had questioned the way the government acquired the plane and a $200 million state guarantee for a loan ...

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DEC 17, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Why Doctors Are Advising Ebola Survivors To Practice Safe Sex

Male Ebola survivors should either abstain from sex or use a condom for at least three months after recovering from the virus, according to public health authorities like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Incredibly, the advice is based on a single recorded case: One recovering Ebola patient shed the virus in his semen for 91 days. Researchers from ...

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DEC 17, 2014 - Huffington Post

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It's Shocking How Little We Know About Ebola

Male Ebola survivors should either abstain from sex or use a condom for at least three months after recovering from the virus, according to public health authorities like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Incredibly, the advice is based on a single recorded case: One recovering Ebola patient shed the virus in his semen for 91 days. Researchers from ...

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DEC 15, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Here's How Rand Paul And Other Politicians Contributed To The 'Lie Of The Year'

Remember when Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) suggested that you could get Ebola at a cocktail party? Now, Paul and several other politicians are getting called out for spreading exaggerations about Ebola: PolitiFact has just given the hyperbolic warnings the distinct honor of being the 2014 "Lie of the Year". Two people in the United States died of the disease, but ...

Tags: Here's How Rand Paul And Other Politicians Contributed To The 'Lie Of The Year',  Ebola Virus Disease Latest News