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Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown exposes hundreds of suspected cases

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 7:47am
A three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone has exposed hundreds of potential new cases of Ebola, aiding efforts to bring to an end an epidemic that has already killed 3,000 people in the country.
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US cancer incidence, mortality largely stable or decreasing

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 7:41am
The rate of people being diagnosed or killed by cancer in the U.S. is stable or decreasing for men and women, according to a new report.
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One in five teens have tried e-cigarettes, a British study finds

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 7:36am
One in five teenagers have experimented with e-cigarettes, a large study of British school students showed on Tuesday, fuelling debate about the widespread availability of the electronic devices.
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China aims to double doctor numbers as cure for health care woes

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 7:30am
China will almost double the number of its general doctors by 2020, trim its public sector and improve technology as it seeks to fix a healthcare system plagued by snarling queues and poor rural services, its main administrative authority has said.
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Study: Fruit and vegetable pesticides may cut sperm count by nearly half

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 7:20am
Numerous studies have suggested dangerous effects from pesticides, but now researchers have discovered the first link between pesticides and a lower quality of semen.
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A noisy stomach: Normal or unhealthy?

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 7:00am
Q&A with Dr. Manny: My stomach makes the loudest gurgling noises all the time— even when I'm not hungry! Are these rumblings normal, or should I be worried?
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7 things you should know about matcha

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 5:00am
I’ve been getting asked about matcha a whole lot lately. I heard that matcha shots were the “it beverage” at New York Fashion Week, and many dedicated coffee lovers are ditching java in favor of matcha.
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5 foods for better brain health

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 5:00am
March is National Brain Health Month, so it’s timely to highlight the role some foods play in healthy brain function:
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Mexican double transplant patient gets 90-day humanitarian pass from DHS

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 3:00am
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security gave a 90-day humanitarian pass to a 20-year-old Mexican man seeking a double heart and liver transplant, his mother said Monday.
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How does weight loss surgery affect pregnancy?

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 5:55pm
This past Sunday in the New York Times, there was a wonderful article written by an OB-GYN talking about all the difficulties and dangers of being significantly obese and having a baby. Obesity is certainly a national problem and currently over one-third of Americans are classified as obese. In my practice, I see it as […]
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