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Health D-G: Quaker Oats in Malaysia safe for consumption

Malay Mail Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The health director-general says the permitted amount of glyphosate residue in cereals including oats was 30 miligramme/kilogramme.
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Teenage boy has foetus removed from stomach

Essential Baby - ‎5 hours ago‎
A teenage boy has undergone surgery to remove a foetus, complete with hair, legs, hands and genitals, from his stomach. The Malaysian boy was suffering from foetus-in-fetu, an extremely rare condition that is estimated to occur only once in every live ...
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Short Answers to Hard Questions About Antibiotic Resistance

New York Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
The idea of people dying from infections that were once easily cured may seem outlandish. But it is happening already - taking about 23,000 lives in the United States a year - and experts warn that things will get worse because bacteria are becoming ...

Blame obesity on late night binge, says expert

Free Malaysia Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Meals with 'Teh tarik', 'nasi lemak' also contribute to Malaysia's standing as most obese population in Asean.
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Thai man on mend after toilet encounter with penis-biting python

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
BANGKOK: A Thai man who fought off a three-metre (10-foot) python that bit his penis while he was squatting on the toilet is recovering, hospital staff said Saturday.
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Beijing coughs up 1m yuan in fines for public smoking

The Sun Daily - ‎May 26, 2016‎
BEIJING: Beijing has collected more than 1 million yuan (RM619,204)) in fines and seen tobacco sales fall, almost one year since the country's strictest smoking ban was imposed in the city, health authorities said.
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'Creative' stoners planted seed for safer medical marijuana, says study

Malay Mail Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Medical marijuana can be legally prescribed in some countries for pain relief, appetite stimulation, nausea reduction or the relief of muscle spasms.

Asean urged to enforce large pictorial warnings, plain packaging of tobacco

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎4 hours ago‎
To mark this year's World No Tobacco Day (May 31), the South-East Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) released a report recognising both achievements and gaps in the tobacco packaging and labeling practices in Asean countries.
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Cell phone radiation increases cancers in rats, but should we worry?

CNN - ‎9 hours ago‎
(CNN) The issue of whether cell phone use could cause cancer has been mired in confusion, with some studies failing to find an increased risk of brain tumors among cell phone users, while others suggest greater risk among the most frequent of users.
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Beauty Report: Here comes the sun

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Melanoma is on the rise in Ireland, despite the fact it is so preventable. I am a firm believer in wearing SPF all year round, but even if you don't, you should be wearing SPF during the summer, and not just when you're in sunny climates.
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Women Speak More Assertively on Facebook Than Men, Study Finds

Wall Street Journal - ‎17 hours ago‎
On Facebook, women lean in. Women on the world's largest social network use slightly more assertive language than men in their status updates, according to a new study.
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Teen delivers 15-pound baby in India

CNN - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Delhi, India (CNN) A young woman in India has given birth to a 15-pound baby girl, which doctors believe is the country's heaviest newborn.
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Nepalese girls take photos of all the things they can't touch during their periods due to menstrual taboos

The Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
Teenage Nepalese girls from Sindhuli, 130 kilometres southeast from Kathmandu, took pictures to document the restrictions imposed upon them during their periods as part of a campaign by charity WaterAid, challenging taboos and improving female ...