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Attempts at Suicide May Rise After Weight-loss Surgery

Attempts at Suicide May Rise After Weight-loss Surgery

  Miami, United States – Those who undergo surgery for weight loss may face a 50 percent higher risk of attempting suicide after the operation, according to a study out. The ...

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US Teens Add Social Media to Toolbox for Flirting: Study

US Teens Add Social Media to Toolbox for Flirting: Study

  Washington, United States – Back in the day, they’d flutter their eyelashes or share a nervous, giggly chat. That is hardly over. But American teens are now also turning to ...

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El Nino Could Spark Large-scale Dengue Fever Epidemic

El Nino Could Spark Large-scale Dengue Fever Epidemic

  Miami, United States – The weather phenomenon known as El Nino could lead to an epidemic of dengue fever cases in southeast Asia, international researchers said. Cases of dengue fever ...

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Brain Research Gets $100 Million Boost

Brain Research Gets $100 Million Boost

  Washington, United States – Research into brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and traumatic injury got a boost with a $100 million pledge from a US foundation and seven universities. ...

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Diverse Gut Bacteria Lowers Babies’ Asthma Risk: Study

Diverse Gut Bacteria Lowers Babies’ Asthma Risk: Study

  Miami, United States – Children at high risk of getting asthma may be missing some important gut bacteria in their first few months of life, according to a study Wednesday ...

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One in 10 Pregnant Women Drink Alcohol in US

One in 10 Pregnant Women Drink Alcohol in US

  Miami, United States – Drinking alcohol during pregnancy puts infants at risk of developmental problems and brain damage, but one in 10 US women say they drink while pregnant, US ...

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Some Secrets of Cheese Revealed with Genome Study

Some Secrets of Cheese Revealed with Genome Study

  Washington, United States – Makers of Roquefort and Camembert could benefit from a new genetic study of 14 fungal species found in cheeses, French researchers said. But the study published ...

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Clinton Takes on Big Pharma, Lays out Drug Plan

Clinton Takes on Big Pharma, Lays out Drug Plan

  Washington, United States – Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton unveiled a plan Tuesday to limit prescription medicine costs, challenging the US pharmaceutical industry after the price for one drug skyrocketed ...

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‘ShoutYourAbortion’ Campaign Explodes on Social Media

‘ShoutYourAbortion’ Campaign Explodes on Social Media

  Los Angeles, United States – A social media campaign launched by three US activists to denounce the stigma surrounding abortion has gone viral as women have shared their experiences, though ...

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US, Cuba Pledge Cooperation over Haiti Health Care

US, Cuba Pledge Cooperation over Haiti Health Care

  Port-au-Prince, Haiti – Cuban and US diplomats hailed a “historic opportunity” on Thursday to work together to improve Haiti’s dilapidated health care system. Havana and Washington restored diplomatic ties earlier ...

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