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a who committee has declined three times to declare an emergency and has drawn sharp criticism from many publi
A W.H.O. committee has declined three times to declare an emergency and has drawn sharp criticism from many public health experts. But “The identification of the case in Goma could potentially be a game-changer in this epidemic,” the agency's chief said.
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to no small degree the blossoming anxiety over the alleged health risks of 5g technology can be traced to a si
To no small degree, the blossoming anxiety over the alleged health risks of 5G technology can be traced to a single scientist and a single chart. Except the scientist, and his graph, were wrong.
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the movement of toxic substances by storms and wildfires joins a long list of threats that climate change pose
The movement of toxic substances by storms and wildfires joins a long list of threats that climate change poses to Americans’ health.
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low priced drugs are all alike each high priced drug is high priced in its own way
Low-priced drugs are all alike; each high-priced drug is high-priced in its own way.
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safa and marwa ullah were joined at the skull at birth it took a total of 50 hours in surgery to separate them
Safa and Marwa Ullah were joined at the skull at birth. It took a total of 50 hours in surgery to separate them.
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because of false rumors about the polio vaccine spread on social media many families locked their doors to vac
Because of false rumors about the polio vaccine spread on social media, many families locked their doors to vaccinators or hid their children. One was said to have divorced his wife on returning home and discovering they had been inoculated.
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how one scientist and his inaccurate chart led to unwarranted fears of wireless technology
How one scientist and his inaccurate chart led to unwarranted fears of wireless technology
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a who committee has declined three times to declare an emergency and has drawn sharp criticism from many publi
A W.H.O. committee has declined three times to declare an emergency and has drawn sharp criticism from many public health experts. But “The identification of the case in Goma could potentially be a game-changer in this epidemic,” the agency's chief said.
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low priced drugs are all alike each high priced drug is high priced in its own way
Low-priced drugs are all alike; each high-priced drug is high-priced in its own way.
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urinary tract infections are increasingly resistant to common antibiotics heres what you need to know about ho
Urinary Tract Infections are increasingly resistant to common antibiotics. Here’s what you need to know about how to prevent and treat them.

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hpv vaccines are so effective that cervical cancer could ultimately be eliminated a new study finds
HPV vaccines are so effective that cervical cancer could ultimately be eliminated, a new study finds.
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hpv vaccines are so effective that cervical cancer could ultimately be eliminated a new study finds
HPV vaccines are so effective that cervical cancer could ultimately be eliminated, a new study finds.
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two scientists won the nobel prize in medicine for their work on cancer immunotherapy here s a visual explanat
Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine for their work on cancer immunotherapy. Here's a visual explanation for how immunotherapy works:
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hpv vaccines are so effective that cervical cancer could ultimately be eliminated a new study finds
HPV vaccines are so effective that cervical cancer could ultimately be eliminated, a new study finds.
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from corporate medicine has milked just about all the efficiency it can from the health care system but one re
From @nytopinion: Corporate medicine has milked just about all the “efficiency” it can from the health care system. But one resource seems endless — and free: the professionalism of doctors and nurses, who are overworked and burning out.
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dr khan of sierra leone was invited to spend the summer at harvard but he stayed to fight ebola he died at 39
Dr. Khan, of Sierra Leone, was invited to spend the summer at Harvard, but he stayed to fight Ebola. He died at 39.
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bill jenkins was a government epidemiologist who tried to expose the unethical tuskegee syphilis study in the
Bill Jenkins was a government epidemiologist who tried to expose the unethical Tuskegee syphilis study in the 1960s and devoted the rest of his career to fighting racism and unfairness in health outcomes. He has died at 73.
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a 10 year study of more than half a million danish children found no evidence that vaccines increased the risk
A 10-year study of more than half a million Danish children found no evidence that vaccines increased the risk of autism. The study comes at a time when anti-vaccine suspicion is on the rise again.
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researchers have identified hundreds of medical practices and beliefs not supported by evidence we picked ten
Researchers have identified hundreds of medical practices and beliefs not supported by evidence. We picked ten of the most notable.
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racing against time the surgeon injected a billion mitochondria into the baby s damaged heart muscle within tw
Racing against time, the surgeon injected a billion mitochondria into the baby's damaged heart muscle. Within two days, the baby had a normal heart, strong and beating quickly. “It was amazing,”
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