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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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June 21, 2019
Inside Italy's war over vaccines

Scientists say, repeatedly, that vaccines have never been safer - or more effective. So why do some people still refuse to trust them?...

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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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HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease
April 18, 2019
HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease

US scientists say they used HIV to make a gene therapy that cured eight infants of severe combined immunodeficiency, or "bubble boy" disease.

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April 16, 2019
Accept, adapt advocate

Autism doesn't come with a manual, but rather families of those people diagnosed on the spectrum, never give up, and it's those families that are encouraging people to continue to "blue it up" this month in recognition of Autism Awareness Month.

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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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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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Brexit: Care home and hospital caterers stockpiling food
February 04, 2019
Brexit: Care home and hospital caterers stockpiling food

Major suppliers to care homes and hospitals are stockpiling food to offset the potential disruption of a no-deal Brexit.

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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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