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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 thereís another dangerous item that most pet owners donít know about -- and in South Carolina, itís the top call to Animal Poison Control.

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May 21, 2016
FDA's New Food Labels: What to Know

The Food and Drug Administration rolled out its long-anticipated new food labels Friday, and they'll include new details on how much sugar is in food and reflect the sad fact that Americans eat more than they used to.

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May 19, 2016
Pet Food Institute Warns Against Plying Pooches with Snacks

When it comes to our canines, few of us can resist those big brown eyes and puppy kisses that cry out for our undivided attention, not to mention our table scraps.

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May 17, 2016
Scientists clone Zika virus in step toward vaccine

Scientists have for the first time cloned the Zika virus, a development that could bring a desperately needed vaccine within closer reach.

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May 18, 2016
Zika virus may reach Europe this summer

The Zika virus could spread to Europe this summer, although the likelihood of an outbreak is low to moderate, the World Health Organization has said.

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May 18, 2016
Would you let a robot perform your surgery by itself?

Robots have become the norm in numerous industries, taking over repetitive tasks that humans aren't necessarily needed for -- or want to do -- such as the production of cars and electronics.

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January 20, 2016
Canadian travellers report illnesses at Cuban resorts promoted and operated by Sunwing

Unsanitary washrooms, unsafe food handling practices, unrelenting stomach pains, vomiting and diarrhea: these are some of the complaints being reported about popular Canadian vacations destinations in Cuba promoted and operated by Sunwing Vacations of Toronto.

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May 10, 2016
Angola's yellow fever outbreak could become 'global emergency'

Scientists in the US have warned that the shortage of yellow fever vaccines could spark a global health emergency.

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April 27, 2016
Someone finally redesigned crutches

If you've ever used crutches, you know that they can be awful tools that slowly torture you the longer you use them.

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