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Can Your Height Actually Increase Your Risk for Heart Disease?

December 27,2016 Did you hear the latest? Apparently height could impact your health! Perhaps you saw the news report last week about a new study linking height to heart disease. The study, which was reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, looked at over 200,000 people and found that ...

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Medallist Feyisa Lilesa fails to return to Ethiopia after Olympics protest

Wednesday 24 August 2016 Reported by The Guardian The Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa has failed to return toEthiopia despite assurances he would not be punished for his Rio protest over political repression in his country. An AFP journalist at the airport in Addis Ababa said Lilesa was not ...

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A campaign urging the British Government to request immediate release of Mr Andargachew Stige from Ethiopian authorities prison

      June 16 2015 Ethio-Europe Human Right and Justice Task Force in Europelaunched campaign to demand the British Government and its prime minister to put his personal and immediate intervention and pressure on the Ethiopian authorities to release Andargachew Tsige (Andy) from detention and bring him Home immediately. Sample letters ...

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Athletics: New Ethiopian star Ayana targets world record in Beijing

Reuters , Monday 18 May 2015 Almaz Ayana has been left astonished by her own success as she looks poised to become the latest Ethiopian distance runner to challenge the record books. Yet despite seeming almost bewildered by coming so close to breaking the world 5,000m record in the Diamond ...

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London Marathon 2015: Tufa wins women’s elite race

26/04/2015 Ethiopia’s Tigist Tufa wins the women’s London Marathon at in a time of two minutes 23 seconds 21, with Kenyan Mary Keitany second and Tirfi Tsegaye of Ethiopia third. Tufa managed to distance the field inside the last few miles to enter The Mall on her own and claim ...

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Health Benefits from Eating Tomatoes

1. Tomatoes are good for your skin. Tomatoes contain a high level of lycopene, which is a substance that is used in some of the more pricy facial cleansers that are available for purchase over-the-counter. If you want to try tomatoes for skin care, you need to start with about ...

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Shorter People More at Risk From Heart Disease Says Study

April 12/04/2015 “If you’re 6ft 1in, you still need to stop smoking” A study of nearly 200,000 men and women found that shorter people have a higher risk of heart diseasethan their taller counterparts. Every 2.5 inches up reduce the risk of heart disease by 13.5 percent, according to the ...

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