WHO plans urgent yellow fever vaccinations in Angola, Congo...

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The World Health Organization says it will carry out emergency yellow fever vaccination campaigns along the border between Angola and Congo amid fears of a mounting epidemic. The WHO also said...
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23 June 2016, 16:04

China to tear up'poisoned'school running tracks...

SHANGHAI -Chinese authorities will remove substandard running tracks from schools, called "poisoned tracks" by the media due to the industrial waste used to build them, after students fell ill using the sports...
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340
23 June 2016, 16:04

Health myth & # x3a; Do men really think about sex every 7 seconds?...

Quick: What are you thinking about right now? Well, given that you're reading this article, it's probably sex. But there's a good chance you were thinking about it anyway. After all, men think about sex every seven...
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466
23 June 2016, 14:47

Study finds contagious cancers can spread among several species of shellfish...

A new study suggests direct transmission of cancer among some marine animals may be more common than once thought, as research revealed that contagious cancer cells among several species of bivalves, including mussels...
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631
23 June 2016, 14:46

What is adrenal fatigue? The facts about this controversial medical condition...

It seems like everyone's talking about adrenal fatigue, and it's pretty easy to see why. The condition's extremely-common-yet hard-to-pin-down symptoms include fatigue, body aches, trouble sleeping, and dark under-eye...
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500
23 June 2016, 9:12

New for-profit medical schools springing up across US...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - For-profit medical schools are starting to pop up around the country, promising to create new family doctors for underserved rural regions. Rural states like Idaho need more general practitioners,...
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376
22 June 2016, 21:42

Looking for birth control? The app will see you now...

If the birth control pill helped usher in the sexual revolution, there have been several shakeups since in the options and, now, in the manner in which women obtain birth control. For modern women, there's an app for...
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652
22 June 2016, 21:41

Does heart disease mean a less active sex life?...

Middle-aged adults with recently diagnosed heart disease may be less sexually active than their healthier peers, a recent U.K. study suggests. Researchers analyzed survey data from about 3000 men and 3700 women aged 50...
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330
22 June 2016, 21:26

Struggling to concentrate? Repaint your room...

Is your kid having a hard time concentrating on her homework? It might be time to repaint her room, according to a new study out of Australia. Science Network WA reports researchers found that brightly colored...
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516
22 June 2016, 21:26

Americans spent & # x24; 30.2B on alternative medicine in 2012 government report suggests...

Many Americans believe alternative medical approaches work, and they're not averse to shelling out hundreds of dollars annually for them, government data released Wednesday suggests. The report, compiled by the National...
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310
22 June 2016, 21:15

Coach administering CPR suffers heart attack after Texas swimmer dies...

A high school swimming coach suffered a heart attack while trying to perform CPR to one of his swimmers, who has since died. Bill Christensen began performing the exercise after 13-year-old Elise Cerami, of Colleville,...
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221
22 June 2016, 21:15

Ohio teen dies from suspected brain-eating amoeba...

An Ohio teen died Sunday after contracting a suspected brain-eating amoeba while swimming in North Carolina. Lauren Elisabeth Seitz, of Westerville, Ohio, was visiting the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte...
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350
22 June 2016, 21:00

Life is more enjoyable after retirement...

Enjoyment of everyday activities increases after retirement, a study from Australia has found. The heightened level of enjoyment lasts at least a year after a retiree stops working full time, researchers report in the...
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463
22 June 2016, 21:00

Blame the parents? Child tragedies reveal empathy decline...

In the aftermath of the death of a 2-year-old boy who was drowned by an alligator at a Disney resort in Florida, much of the public response has been sympathetic. But not all of it: Sprinkled across social media, online...
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455
22 June 2016, 16:11

Texas woman wakes up with British accent after common jaw surgery...

Lisa Alamia was born and raised in Texas, but she speaks with a British accent. KHOU.com reportedthat the mother of three began speaking differently six months ago after undergoing jaw surgery to correct an overbite....
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22 June 2016, 16:11