Heartburn linked to cancer and how to sit correctly – top health stories this week.
International health news
- Heartburn ‘possible cancer sign’ – Doctors are urging people not to ignore persistent heartburn which could be a sign of stomach or oesophageal cancer.
- WHO promises reform — After admitting bungling the Ebola response, the World Health Organisation promises a faster response in future.
- Calls to ban toxic tobacco habit — Popular among baseball stars and fans, chewing tobacco is linked to several mouth cancers and the deaths of famous players.
- Sit smarter with yoga — It seems prolonged periods of sitting are more unhealthy than smoking so read these 5 tips for healthier sitting habits.
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