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June 14, 2016
Chesapeake residents call for Sewage Plant relocation

Sporting T-shirts reading,” Ponds do not kill people, Sewage Plants kill people” a number of residents from the Chesapeake community came together in a peaceful demonstration Monday (June 13) morning.

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June 12, 2016
7 Surprising health benefits of drinking gin in moderation

Unlike a lot of spirits, gin has some surprising health benefits (when drunk in moderation, of course). In fact, it dates back to the Middle Ages when it was used as a form of herbal medicine...

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June 12, 2016
Study: New treatment could "halt" Multiple Sclerosis

A small study has found that aggressive chemotherapy followed by a stem cell transplant can stop the progress of multiple sclerosis (MS).

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June 12, 2016
Moving foward on mental health in schools

Tens of thousands of students miss out on education and increase their risk for unemployment, prison, and an early death because of our failure to value and encourage mental health at the same level as academic success in our schools.

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June 11, 2016
Three-person babies IVF technique 'safe'

The use of an IVF technique involving DNA from three people to create a baby has moved a step closer with a study that shows it is safe.

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Number of pregnant women in U.S with Zika virus triples
June 09, 2016
Number of pregnant women in U.S with Zika virus triples

The number of pregnant women in the United States infected with Zika virus is suddenly tripling, due to a change in how the government is counting cases.

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June 03, 2016
High-Tech Help Enables Blind People to Read

Or-Cam is a miniature smart camera that can attach to any pair of glasses.

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June 01, 2016
Six new proteins discovered to fight Alzheimer's, cancer

A team of scientists has discovered six new proteins that may help reveal secrets of how humans age — potentially unlocking new insights into diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and other ageing-related problems.

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May 25, 2016
Growing Number of Problems Found in Brazilian Babies Affected by Zika

A small study suggests that the range of serious eye problems in babies affected by the Zika virus is more extensive than previously known.

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May 24, 2016
The Sago Palm Plant Is a Hidden Danger for Your Pets

Every pet owner should know this list: azaleas, tulips, chocolates, onions and grapes. Any of these items can make your pet sick. But there’s another dangerous item that most pet owners don’t know about -- and in South Carolina, it’s the top call to Animal Poison Control.

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