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The great influenza pandemic of 1918-19, often called the Spanish flu, caused about 50 million deaths worldwide; far more than the deaths from combat casualties in the World War One (1914-18). In fact, it may have killed between 3% and 6% of the global population.
"Why doesn't she just leave?" is the common question people ask when trying to understand domestic violence. The answer is far from straightforward.
You don't usually have to look far to find news about the virtues of probiotics, but should you go out and seek probiotic-laden products to cultivate a healthier gut?
If you're an adult and live in Australia, you're more likely to be overweight or obese than not: 63% and 37% respectively.