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Air pollution linked to risk of having an autistic child A new study found pregnant women in areas with high pollution face a higher risk of having a child with autism. And, millions of people with asthma and severe allergies may not be getting the full benefit of their medications. Omar Villafranca has some of
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Different parts of the brain age at different rates: Older people can still multitask long after they lose the ability to pay a bill Scientists from the Medical Research Councils Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit discovered problem solving skills deteriorate faster than the ability to multi-task.
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GlaxoSmithKline shingles vaccine hits goal in major study LONDON (Reuters) - An experimental vaccine against shingles from GlaxoSmithKline met its goal in a late-stage study, in a boost for the company's vaccine unit, which is expanding part of its overall healthcare business. The vaccine, known as HZ/su, reduce
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Obesity IS a DISABILITY, rules highest EU court after 25st Danish childminder was 'sacked for being too fat to perform his job properly' The European Court of Justice today ruled that if obesity could hinder 'full and effective participation' at work then it could count as a disability.
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VIDEO: Hunt: NHS getting record funds Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt defends the government's plans to cope with winter pressures on emergency healthcare.
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We're all living six years longer: Fall in deaths from cancer, heart disease and infections is boosting life expectancy around the world Life expectancy has increased by six years in a generation, research has shown. Global life expectancy at birth rose by 5.8 years for men and 6.6 for women between 1990 and 2013.
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Two Wisconsin girls in Slenderman case to appear in court hearings By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Two Wisconsin girls will be in court on Thursday for hearings to determine if they are fit to stand trial on charges that they lured a classmate into the woods and repeatedly stabbed her to please Slenderman, a fictional Int
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11th Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) One of Sierra Leone's most senior physicians died Thursday from Ebola, the 11th doctor in the country to succumb to the disease, a health official said.
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European court rules obesity can be disability LONDON (AP) The European Court of Justice says obesity can be a disability, a ruling that could have consequences for employers across the continent.
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China approves experimental Ebola vaccine for clinical trials SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has approved a domestically developed experimental Ebola vaccine for clinical trials, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday, citing the People's Liberation Army logistics unit. Scientists around the world are racing t
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