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POLL: Would you support the use of genetically modified mosquitoes in your neighborhood to combat Zika?

AccuWeather.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Florida Keys offer an ideal place for researchers to test mosquito-fighting efforts now more than ever as panic over the Zika virus spreads.
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Dirty water stunts millions of children in India: Study

Saudi Gazette - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Bangladeshi girl collects water to use in a toilet in Bormi village, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, in this file photo. - AP. NEW DELHI - India is home to the world's largest number of stunted children due to a lack of toilets, dirty water and poor ...

11 Foods That UNclog Your Arteries–Fast!

The Milwaukee Community Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
We always talk about food and meals that you need to stay away from because they'll cause a heart attack, give you high cholesterol or clog your arteries.
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Communities save more lives from cancer through Annual Relay For Life Event

Merrillfotonews - ‎4 hours ago‎
On Friday, Aug. 5, over 150 Merrill area residents will join together at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Merrill to help save more lives from cancer.

Pomegranate boosts muscle function and endurance

Malay Mail Online - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Grapefruit, apple, pomegranate, blueberry and citron are just some of the choices available in the new sojus and alcopops. ― Picture by Jo Turner/Zester DailyLONDON, July 28 - As well as scientifically validated anti-inflammatory properties and ...
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Looking for the world's tallest people? Try Latvia and the Netherlands.

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
If you want to see a population of tall men, go to the Netherlands, where the average man is about 6 feet tall. Tall women? Latvia, where the average woman is 5-foot-6.
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Study notes promising Zika antibodies; Florida suspects more local cases

CIDRAP - ‎1 hour ago‎
The search for Zika-specific antibodies that could one day be used in vaccines, tests, and possibly treatments took another step forward today, with experiments in mice that revealed some that can neutralize three different strains, along with new ...
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Low Aerobic Activity Tied to Higher Death Rates in Men

MedPage Today - ‎8 hours ago‎
Low aerobic capacity was second only to smoking as a risk factor for death in a study of a middle-age men in Sweden followed for more than 4 decades, researchers reported.
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Transgender People Aren't Mentally Ill and Shouldn't Be Labeled as Such

Slate Magazine - ‎8 hours ago‎
The World Health Organization might finally update its outdated and absurd categorization. It's about time. By Matt Miller. Transgender activist Theresa Sparks speaks at a Women for Hillary organizing event for Democratic presidential candidate ...
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'Sister Clones' Of Dolly The Sheep Are Alive And Kicking

NPR - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
About four years ago, Kevin Sinclair inherited an army of clones. Very fluffy clones. "Daisy, Debbie, Denise and Diana," says Sinclair, a developmental biologist at the University of Nottingham in England.
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Promising Alzheimer's treatment flops in new trial, crushing hopes

The Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
A closely watched treatment for Alzheimer's disease came up short in a late-stage trial, marking the latest setback in a field wracked by years of failure.
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1 in 7 Alzheimer's Hospitalizations Avoidable

Medscape - ‎9 hours ago‎
TORONTO ― One in seven hospital admissions of Medicare patients with Alzheimer's disease are potentially avoidable, and preventing them could save Medicare more than $2 billion annually, according to research presented here at the Alzheimer's ...
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