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Obesity-related cancers rise for younger US generations, study says
February 04, 2019
Obesity-related cancers rise for younger US generations, study says

Cancers linked to obesity are rising at a faster rate in millennials than in older generations in the United States, the American Cancer Society has said.

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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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October 05, 2012
8th Annual Black Midwives And Healers Conference To Be Held In October In Miami

Portland, OR - The International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC) will present the  8th  annual Black Midwives and Healers Conference, Returning Power to Birth: Reclaiming Our Culture on October 19-21 at the Newport Beach Hotel, Sunny Isles, Florida.

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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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Six children dead in virus outbreak at US health centre
October 24, 2018
Six children dead in virus outbreak at US health centre

A viral outbreak at a New Jersey long-term medical care centre has killed six children and left a dozen more infected.

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New drug for recurring malaria
July 23, 2018
New drug for recurring malaria

A new drug to treat malaria has been given the green light by authorities in the United States...

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Dr. Bumbum: Brazil plastic surgeon on run after patient dies
July 18, 2018
Dr. Bumbum: Brazil plastic surgeon on run after patient dies

A celebrity Brazilian plastic surgeon known as Dr Bumbum has gone on the run after a woman died following injections he gave her to enlarge her buttocks.

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World AIDS Day-December 1, 2017
December 01, 2017
World AIDS Day-December 1, 2017

Everyone, regardless of who they are or where they live, has a right to health, which is also dependent on adequate sanitation and housing, nutritious food, healthy working conditions and access to justice. The right to health is supported by, and linked to, a wider set of rights...

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Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe
October 11, 2017
Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe

Child and teenage obesity levels have risen ten-fold in the last four decades, meaning 124m boys and girls around the globe are too fat, according to new research.

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July 20, 2017
John McCain has brain cancer, his office says

Veteran US Republican Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer and is reviewing treatment options, according to his office...

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