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Closest, biggest ‘super’ supermoon

SCIENTISTS call it the “perigee full moon” or “perigee new moon,” but for ordinary people it is just a “supermoon.”

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Study: Excess sodium intake linked to 1.65 million deaths annually

ACROSS the world, the excessive consumption of sodium—hiding in breads, soups and snack foods and beckoning from salt shakers everywhere—is the cause of some 1.65 million deaths by heart disease and strokes yearly, including roughly 667,000 “premature” deaths—those before the age of 70—says a comprehensive new study.

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Protection of shark, rays sought; PHL as shark sanctuary pushed

PARTICIPANTS to the Philippine Shark Summit 2014 held in Cebu City last week are pushing for the protection of shark and rays, two of the most feared creatures of the sea, through an amendment to the 2009 National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Protection of Sharks.

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