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While Americans focus on nuclear war, a larger threat looms
With all eyes on the United States and North Korea, experts warn that biological warfare could be more catastrophic than a nuclear attack.
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News Image Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:25:55 GMT
The war against childhood cancer: Who's winning?
Every day, the terrifying reality of a cancer diagnosis changes a child's life. But as technology and treatments improve, many more children could be able to call themselves survivors.
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News Image Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:59:58 GMT
These patients are forced to choose between deafness and death
The terror crept over Khumbulani Shandu.
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News Image Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:14:30 GMT
WHO to classify 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition
Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.
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News Image Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:19:40 GMT
Their deaths were labeled 'victim of cataclysmic storm.' So why aren't their names on Puerto Rico's list?
Ramon Cruz Laboy, a 75-year-old who kept to himself and never wanted to burden his relatives, died January 24 from medical complications that resulted from a femur fracture he suffered during a gust of wind from Hurricane Maria.
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News Image Tue, 19 Jun 2018 22:52:54 GMT
FBI official, dead of 9/11-related cancer, remembered as number of cases grows
Hundreds of FBI officials in dark suits bowed their heads in a Virginia chapel Friday as a pastor offered a prayer to God: "Your son gave his life so that we may live."
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News Image Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:51:43 GMT
Would-be Indian child bride fights back and helps others
Rajni Devi liked school and had big dreams. She was not going to end up like so many other girls in India: married off as a child bride.
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News Image Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:02:51 GMT
Weapons reveal how this 5,300-year-old ice mummy lived -- and died
Although he's older than the Giza pyramids and Stonehenge, the 5,300-year-old mummy of Otzi the Tyrolean Iceman continues to teach us things.
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News Image Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:27:44 GMT
Ending the infection that scrapes eyes blind
The pain is so intense that people don't dare blink. To do so could mean scraping away what little sight they have left.
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News Image Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:23:12 GMT
Half of recent immigrant detainee deaths due to inadequate medical care, report finds
Among 16 immigrants deaths in US government detention centers between December 2015 and April 2017, half resulted from inadequate medical care for detainees in times of need, a new report finds.
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News Image Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:30:38 GMT
Woman kills parents, takes her own life over eczema torment
A former nursing student murdered her parents before killing herself on Father's Day, according to Hong Kong police, who suggested her skin condition may have motivated the attack.
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News Image Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:42:07 GMT
What drinking alcohol means for your cancer and death risk
The science is clear: Drinking too much alcohol is bad for your health, but exactly how low-risk is light drinking?
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News Image Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:30:31 GMT
Does marijuana increase sexual desire?
In the movie "Annie Hall," the titular character likes to smoke a joint at bedtime because, she says, it relaxes her and helps get her in the mood for sex -- even though her boyfriend claims it cheapens the experience.
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News Image Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:05:20 GMT
'Incredibles 2': Theaters post warnings due to seizure concerns
Warning signs have been posted in theaters across the United States for fans with photosensitive epilepsy. The animated movie contains scenes of flashing lights.
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News Image Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:41:32 GMT
Scientists edit heart muscle gene in stem cells, may be able to predict risk
For the first time, scientists use the gene-editing tool CRISPR to determine if a heart condition-related genetic variant in a patient poses real risk or not to that patient's health.
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News Image Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:50:19 GMT
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