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New self-lubricating condoms could boost their use, prevent STDs

New self-lubricating condoms could boost their use, prevent STDs

Experts say a big-turn off for condom use is a lack of lubrication: current latex condoms are relatively rough, which can lead to breakage and discomfort, while commercial lubricants, including those ...

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127 cases of polio-like illness under investigation, CDC says

NancyMessonnier, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases . Despite extensive laboratory and other testing, CDC has been unable to find the cause for the majori...

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Why Life Expectancy in 2040 Could Be Lower Than It Is Today

Why Life Expectancy in 2040 Could Be Lower Than It Is Today

If things continue as they are now, the answer is better off than we are today: Life expectancy will be, on average, 4.4 years higher for both women and men around the globe by 2040. The study by the ...

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Australia's chief medical officer deported from Nauru

Australia's chief medical officer deported from Nauru

This is a significant shift in approach but does not adjust Labor's stated policy in support of boat turn-backs and against Australian settlement for any asylum seeker who comes by boat. "I would urge...

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Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC

Most of the cases have occurred in children. Acute flaccid myelitis is a rare but serious condition that affects the nervous system . Neurological conditions like it have a variety of causes, suc...

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Child dies of the flu

You can prevent spreading the flu by getting a flu shot, washing your hands and coughing and sneezing into your elbow - not your hands. The survey also suggests 34 per cent of Edmonton residents who...

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Participants honor breast cancer survivors at More Than Pink Walk in Miami

Participants honor breast cancer survivors at More Than Pink Walk in Miami

The most common parts of the body that breast cancer spread to are the lymph nodes in the axilla, bones, liver, lungs and the brain. With two years left on the grant, there's a lot of work still to ...

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UAE launches breast cancer awareness campaign

UAE launches breast cancer awareness campaign

And we at Wear It Well Inc., one of the main things we do we is enhance lives by renewing the mind, body, and soul. Besides connecting with one another, those at the events were also able to chat wi...

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"It hurt deep inside": Cancer survivor told to cover his face

He said the manager told him he was scaring away other customers, and said he had to cover his face to eat in the store or leave. Evans, whose face was left disfigured following the removal of a...

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Zika virus cases detected in Rajasthan

The virus was found by a team headed by National Institute of Malaria Research (NIMR) in some mosquitoes. According to a Hindustan Times report, 11 pregnant women are also infected with the virus....

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C-section births rise rapidly to more than 20 percent worldwide

C-section births rise rapidly to more than 20 percent worldwide

Researchers, who used World Health Organisation (WHO) and Unicef data from 169 countries, also found significant disparities within low and middle-income countries, where the wealthiest women we...

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'Vampire of Lugnano' Unearthed in Roman Babies' Cemetery

Archaeologists had previously believed the cemetery was exclusively for infants, toddlers and unborn fetuses - with the eldest body found of more than 50 burials being a three-year-old girl. Excavat...

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Pella Regional Health Center Hosting Breast Cancer Awareness Events

Pella Regional Health Center Hosting Breast Cancer Awareness Events

As of January 2018, there are more than 3.1 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S. According to Kim Deti, Public Information Officer for the Wyoming Department of Health, early de...

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Affordable Care Act premiums will get cheaper for the first time

Affordable Care Act premiums will get cheaper for the first time

However, policy experts said ACA premium stabilization is more of a market correction than changes by the Trump administration. "The average decrease is small, but it is a dramatic and positive ch...

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Ebola could spread from DRC to Uganda, Rwanda, WHO warns

Ebola could spread from DRC to Uganda, Rwanda, WHO warns

Congo will deploy security forces to protect teams transporting the bodies of Ebola victims for burial, the government said, after several attacks on health workers during the latest Ebola outbreak in...

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Unapproved pharmaceutical ingredients identified in many over-the-counter dietary supplements

Anabolic steroids, or ingredients like them, were in 73 of the muscle-building supplements. But then there's this: "Even after FDA tests proved the supplements contained unapproved or recalled medic...

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State Mental Health Authority constituted to provide mental health services: Brahm Mohindra

State Mental Health Authority constituted to provide mental health services: Brahm Mohindra

To raise global awareness of mental health issues and to stimulate advocacy, the World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October annually. Encouraging conversation about mental health , the...

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Aetna Merger Gets DOJ Nod as Aetna Sheds Medicare Part D

Aetna Merger Gets DOJ Nod as Aetna Sheds Medicare Part D

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said in a statement that the Justice Department settlement "resolves California's year-long investigation" into the CVS-Aetna deal, which "raised significant ant...

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Polio-like disease on the rise in Minnesota

Polio-like disease on the rise in Minnesota

Acute flaccid myelitis has been diagnosed in at least six Minnesota children and health officials admit there are gaps in our understanding of the disease, including its causes and how to treat it....

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Young people are turning their backs on alcohol

Young people are turning their backs on alcohol

They found the trend to be largely due to an increasing number of people who had never been drinkers, up from just one in 11 (9 per cent) in 2005 to one in six (17 per cent) in 2015. A recent report ...

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Efforts honored to promote mental health among Chinese Americans

Efforts honored to promote mental health among Chinese Americans

I'm really pleased to be able to welcome you here to Number 10 on World Mental Health Day. "There are few greater examples than the injustices facing those with mental health conditions". It com...

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Chicago girl diagnosed with rare polio-like disease

Chicago girl diagnosed with rare polio-like disease

The condition has gained attention in the past week after the parents of a 2-year-old Batavia girl came forward to share their story to raise awareness. In some cases, the cause of AFM remains unkno...

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Four more Knox Co. areas test positive for West Nile Virus

Human cases of West Nile Virus have also been identified in Point Breeze, Morningside, Highland Park, Carrick and Penn Hills. The state did not release the identity of the person who died from compl...

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Large-Scale Study Shows Global Warming Has Adverse Effects On Mental Health

Large-Scale Study Shows Global Warming Has Adverse Effects On Mental Health

All of them took part in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System , a health survey that's been operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since 1984. Their result: The occurren...

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Michael Brings Flooding to Mountains; Wind, Rain to CLT

Michael Brings Flooding to Mountains; Wind, Rain to CLT

Search teams - working by air, boat and on the ground - have entered Panama City , Mexico Beach , Alligator Point, Eastpoint, St. George Island and Apalachicola. Nearly 1.2 million homes and busines...

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Doctors warn of alarming C-section 'epidemic'

It's a life-saving intervention, meant to be used when complications would make a conventional delivery unsafe to either the mother or child, but is increasingly used as a regular, scheduled procedure...

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Growing number of American children not vaccinated

Growing number of American children not vaccinated

Amanda Cohn. "Although the number of children who have received no vaccinations by age 24 months has been gradually increasing, most children are still routinely vaccinated", wrote authors from th...

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Donald Trump says Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault claims were a 'hoax'

Donald Trump says Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault claims were a 'hoax'

And there's a possibility they want infrastructure, I want infrastructure, there's something that can bring us together", he said. The move comes after a long confirmation battle over Kavanaugh, whi...

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Qatar Airways marks World Mental Health Day

Qatar Airways marks World Mental Health Day

The article explained that around the world, mental health conditions cost roughly US$2.5 trillion per year, "a figure that is expected to balloon to $6tn by 2030 unless we take action". "The whole ...

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Selena Gomez Seeks Treatment After Recent Hospitalizations

Selena Gomez Seeks Treatment After Recent Hospitalizations

Selena reportedly wanted to leave soon after being admitted but doctors said she wasn't ready to be discharged. A source tells ET that the pop star is "very upset" over Gomez's hospitalization, a...

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