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Stories about Medicine

Jun 05 2018

Ford won't say if he will march in Pride parade

Should the New Democrats win office after the June 7 election, Ms. Horwath said she would call for an all-party committee to look into the situation. I don't know who vot...

Jun 03 2018

One million people in France quit smoking past year

Despite all efforts at tobacco control , w.h.o says annually, the substance costs households and governments over $1.4 trillion, an equivalent of about 504 trillion Nair...

Jun 03 2018

5 dead, almost 200 sickened in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Five people have died in a major E.coli outbreak in the USA involving romaine lettuce, with 197 cases reported across 35 states, according to the Centres for Disease Cont...

May 26 2018

10-year study shows obesity increases risk for 12 cancers

Over 18 years of follow-up, almost 10,000 women developed obesity-related cancers, da Silva's team found. It contains information on what positive steps people can take t...

May 26 2018

FDA Warns That Benzocaine Teething Products Are Not Safe for Children

You repeat all of the above in what seems like an endless loop of desperation as you attempt to soothe your very uncomfortable little one. The FDA released a statement...

May 18 2018

6 people sickened by contaminated lettuce in Ohio — CDC

One death was in California. It takes an average of two to three weeks after the point of infection for the CDC to be notified of an E. coli case. "Once it was confirm...

May 18 2018

Surgeon General Attends To Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

Dr. Adams tweeted Wednesday that he stepped up when the crew on his flight asked if there was a doctor on board to help the passenger. Adams called the patient's spouse...

May 18 2018

Ebola virus outbreak RAVAGES Congo as death toll rises to 20

This proximity to the Congo River creates a potential pathway for the disease to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa, which is home to over...