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FILE - In this March 21, 2006 file photo, pills move through a precision weighing machine at a pharmaceutical manufacturers trade show in New York.  A federal watchdog agency says thousands of foster children may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without required safeguards.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Few safeguards for foster kids on psych drugs

By the Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of children in foster care may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without basic safeguards,…

New breast cancer cases increased by 30 percent in Europe between 2000 and 2014, when 110 new cases were reported per every 100,000 women (AFP Photo/ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/MANILA BULLETIN)

Cancer in Europe: More cases but fewer deaths

By Agence France-Presse The number of cancer cases has continued to rise across Europe, however mortality rates from the disease have fallen, according to the…

The WHO recommends each adult do at least 150 minutes "moderate-intensity" exercise -- such as brisk walking, swimming or gentle cycling -- each week, or 75 minutes "vigorous-intensity" activity -- such as running or team sports. (AFP/File / GREG WOOD /MANILA BULLETIN)

1.4 billion risk disease from lack of exercise: WHO

By Agence France-Presse More than 1.4 billion adults are putting themselves at heightened risk of deadly diseases by not getting enough exercise, doctors are warning,…