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Concussion Boosts Risk of Suicide 3x: Study

Concussion Boosts Risk of Suicide 3x: Study

  Ottawa, Canada – Adults who suffer a concussion may see their risk of suicide rise three times or more in the years after the injury, according to a study out. ...

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No Boost Seen from Giving Antibiotics to Starving Kids

No Boost Seen from Giving Antibiotics to Starving Kids

  Miami, United States – Children who suffer from severe malnutrition are routinely given antibiotics as part of their medical treatment, but a study found the practice offered no boost to ...

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Costa Rica Worried US Alert Over Zika Might Dent Tourism

Costa Rica Worried US Alert Over Zika Might Dent Tourism

  San José, Costa Rica – Costa Rica’s tourism industry voiced worries that a new US health alert about the risk of Zika in their country might seriously dent their huge ...

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Mercury in Seafood Not Harmful to Aging Brain: Study

Mercury in Seafood Not Harmful to Aging Brain: Study

  Miami, United States – Eating seafood may lead to higher levels of mercury in the brain, but a study out found that increased mercury does not appear to raise the ...

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US Declares E. Coli Outbreak Over at Chipotle Restaurants

US Declares E. Coli Outbreak Over at Chipotle Restaurants

  Washington, United States – US health authorities Monday declared an end to two separate outbreaks of E. coli that sickened dozens of customers at Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle in the ...

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19 Zika Virus Cases in Puerto Rico: Official

19 Zika Virus Cases in Puerto Rico: Official

  San Juan, Puerto Rico – The mosquito-borne Zika virus has now been found in 19 people in Puerto Rico, although none were pregnant women, the group most at risk, the ...

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Florida Reports First Three Zika Virus Cases

Florida Reports First Three Zika Virus Cases

  Miami, United States – Three cases of Zika virus, Florida’s first, were recorded in people who had recently traveled in Latin America, health authorities said. The first two cases were ...

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Zika Virus Panic Over Birth Defects in Latin America

Zika Virus Panic Over Birth Defects in Latin America

  Sao Paulo, Brazil – With the sting of a mosquito bite and a fever, many pregnant women may not know that they caught the Zika virus — until it strikes ...

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