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PENSION THREAT: Warning for pensioners over government plans to sell off retirement income

Amid fears consumers will lose out, Hargreaves Lansdown has said it won’t facilitate the sale of annuities by pensioners to investors. Prior to April last year, retirees were obliged to use their pension savings to buy the insurance products that pay a set income for the rest of their life. The requirement was scrapped after pensioners all too often ended ...

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The US is about to drop its decades-old warning against cholesterol

Every five years, the United States government updates a set of Dietary Guidelines intended to help its citizens make healthier food choices. These guidelines also help inform how companies package and market their products. The 2015 edition, as noted by The Washington Post, will mark perhaps the biggest change since the original 1977 advice by dropping the warning about cholesterol consumption. One ...

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Cough Remedies: Warning Labels Reduce Children’s ER Visits

Cough remedy warning labels may have significantly reduced emergency room visits among young children. A study published by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention suggests clear warning labels help caretakers give children the correct dosage, which prevents adverse reactions. In 2007, numerous cold and cough remedies were voluntarily recalled by medicine manufacturers. The recall was prompted by reports that ...

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Cancer Victim Told ‘Your Face Or Your Life.’ Which Would YOU Choose? [Warning, Graphic Content]

The Daily Mail is carrying the heartrending story of Donnie Fritts, 55, a retired carpenter who, in 2003, was diagnosed with a particularly aggressive form of cancer. His doctors told him that he would have to make an agonizing choice – his face or his life. This type of cancer is so rare, there have only ever been 26 recorded ...

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Bears vs. Ravens weather report: Soldier Field evacuated, Chicago under tornado warning

Fans have been asked to leave the stands while Chicago is under a tornado warning. The stands of Soldier Field have being evacuated as serious storm approaches Sunday’s game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens. Fans are being advised over the stadium PA to move to the nearest covered concourse and remain there as a precaution. Initially it was ...

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