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Black Americans Under-treated for Pain Due to False Beliefs: Study

Black Americans Under-treated for Pain Due to False Beliefs: Study

  Miami, United States – Half of white US medical students harbor false beliefs about the biology of African-American people, and these misconceptions could explain why blacks are routinely under-treated for ...

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In US, Rich May Outlive Poor by Nearly 15 Years: Study

In US, Rich May Outlive Poor by Nearly 15 Years: Study

  Miami, United States – The richest Americans tend to outlive the poorest by almost 15 years, and that gap has grown since 2001, said a major study of income and ...

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Rio’s Zika Outbreak Matches Asian Virus: Study

Rio’s Zika Outbreak Matches Asian Virus: Study

  Miami, United States – The mosquito-borne Zika virus behind last year’s outbreak in Rio de Janeiro closely resembles another strain from Asia and may have been introduced by Pacific Island ...

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Zika Virus ‘Scarier’ Than Thought: US Health Officials

Zika Virus ‘Scarier’ Than Thought: US Health Officials

  Washington, United States – The Zika virus is “scarier” than previously thought, US health officials warned Monday as they urged Congress to unblock funding to fight the mosquito-borne virus linked ...

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Belize Wary Over US Suspicion Woman Caught Zika on Trip

Belize Wary Over US Suspicion Woman Caught Zika on Trip

  San José, Costa Rica – The government of Belize issued a statement saying it was treating with caution information from US health authorities that a woman who was recently in ...

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Study of Neanderthal Y Chromosome Hints at Fertility Problems

Study of Neanderthal Y Chromosome Hints at Fertility Problems

  Washington, United States – The first examination of a long-extinct Neanderthal’s Y chromosome suggests that fertility problems may have prevented Neanderthal men from successfully mating with modern human females, researchers ...

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Global Competition Shows Technology Aids Weight Loss

Global Competition Shows Technology Aids Weight Loss

  Miami, United States – A friendly international competition to encourage exercise using pedometers and online tools was successful in helping people lose weight and improve their fitness over the course ...

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