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Get Off the Scale! It's seems that once again, the public conversation about health has been degraded to weight and appearance.As usual, celebrity women have become the prime targets of jabbing and sometimes devastating comments. This collective social behavior always trick
Yahoo! News | 3 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mitochondria editing tried in mice Researchers develop a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.
BBC News | 3 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hospitals see spike in synthetic marijuana overdoses Poison control group says it's received hundreds of calls related to banned substance since the start of the year
CBS News | 4 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The allure of the good-looking runner Why good-looking runners attract more donations
BBC News | 4 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New avian flu viruses send U.S. scientists scrambling By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Three highly pathogenic avian flu viruses that have infected poultry and wild birds in the U.S. Midwest appear unlikely to present a significant risk to humans. The H parts, which are highly pathogenic in poultry,
Yahoo! News | 7 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: The life-saving shipping container A charity in Peru is tackling high rates of multi-drug resistant TB with the help of a shipping container.
BBC News | 7 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Britains National Health Service, Creaking but Revered, Looms Over Elections Despite its many shortcomings, Britains National Health Service is held in such high esteem that competing claims to be its protector could help decide national elections next month.
New York Times | 8 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Thousands of lives at risk as hospitals ignore simple tests for blood poisoning Some 90 per cent of patients were not given correct treatment to prevent blood poisoning on a surgical ward at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, an NHS study revealed.
Mail Online | 8 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Solving Crimes With Pollen, One Grain Of Evidence At A Time Dallas Mildenhall is one of the world's few forensic pollen experts. He recently identified a rare, mutated pollen grain that helped police crack a murder case in his native New Zealand.
NPR.org | 9 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Bristol-Myers says hepatitis C drug combination succeeds in study (Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said its experimental drug cured hepatitis C in over 90 percent of patients in combination with Gilead Sciences Inc's Sovaldi and a commonly prescribed drug, ribavirin, in a late-stage study. Data presented at the Inter
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