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Coronavirus: Passengers leave Diamond Princess amid criticism of Japan
February 19, 2020
Coronavirus: Passengers leave Diamond Princess amid criticism of Japan

Hundreds of passengers who tested negative for the new coronavirus have begun leaving a quarantined cruise ship in Japan amid heavy criticism over the country's handling of the outbreak...

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August 13, 2019
Ebola Drugs Show ‘90% Survival Rate’ in Breakthrough Trial

Ebola may soon be a "preventable and treatable" disease after a trial of two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, scientists have said.

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July 12, 2019
Cleveland Clinic First in North America to Deliver Baby from Deceased-Donor Uterine Transplant

For the first time in North America and the second time worldwide, Cleveland Clinic delivered a baby from a uterus that was transplanted from a deceased donor...

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June 26, 2019
San Francisco becomes first US city to ban e-cigarettes

San Francisco has become the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes until their health effects are clearer...

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One million STDs diagnosed every day, World Health Organization says
June 06, 2019
One million STDs diagnosed every day, World Health Organization says

More than one million new cases of four sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are contracted every day, according to figures released Thursday by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Terrill Thomas death: Family to receive 6.75m settlement
May 30, 2019
Terrill Thomas death: Family to receive $6.75m settlement

The family of a US man who died of dehydration while in jail will receive $6.75m (£6m) from Milwaukee County and a private company that ran inmate care.

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A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'
April 17, 2019
A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'

Even small amounts of red and processed meat - such as a rasher of bacon a day - can increase the risk of bowel cancer, according to research.

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Mental health: UK could ban social media over suicide images, minister warns
January 28, 2019
Mental health: UK could ban social media over suicide images, minister warns

Social media firms could be banned if they fail to remove harmful content, the health secretary has warned...

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Rwanda deploys officials to enforce ban on skin lightening creams
January 09, 2019
Rwanda deploys officials to enforce ban on skin lightening creams

The Rwandan government is sending officials across the country to enforce its ban on skin lightening and bleaching products...The East African country is leading a campaign against skin bleaching and substandard cosmetics...

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August 29, 2019
Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health sites

Pinterest users searching for vaccine-related information will be directed to results from "public health organisations".

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