Three-day Anti Polio Drive Begins
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Three-day Anti Polio Drive Begins

A 3-day polio vaccination drive began in the provincial capital on Monday.  According to the…

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Fasting is Good For Heart
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Fasting is Good For Heart

A recent UAE study spearheaded by the lead cardiologist at American Hospital Dubai revealed that…

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Lifestyle Factors Can Halve Heart Failure Risk After 65
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Lifestyle Factors Can Halve Heart Failure Risk After 65

Older people who walk briskly, are moderately active in their free time, drink moderately, don’t…

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Injecting This Drug Helps Patients Lose Weight
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Injecting This Drug Helps Patients Lose Weight

Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug that US regulators approved last year for weight loss, helped…

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Patient Trial Validates Ebola Rapid Test
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Patient Trial Validates Ebola Rapid Test

A 15-minute, on-the-spot blood test for Ebola was as accurate in a patient trial as…

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THE POLIO VIRUS
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THE POLIO VIRUS

Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria are those hapless nations in which the maledictions of Poliovirus are…

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Symptoms of Heat Stroke and Treatment
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Symptoms of Heat Stroke and Treatment

Sunstroke is a serious condition and should not be taken lightly. Sometimes called heat stroke,…

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Trans Fat Ban Tests Food Companies, Bakers
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Trans Fat Ban Tests Food Companies, Bakers

The Jarosch Bakery has been supplying goodies for more than 50 years, winning special renown…

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Chocolate May Be Good for Your Heart, Study Suggests
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Chocolate May Be Good for Your Heart, Study Suggests

New research has added to tentative evidence that eating chocolate in modest quantities may be…

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S. Korea Reports 16th MERS Death, Five New Cases
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S. Korea Reports 16th MERS Death, Five New Cases

South Korea reported Monday its 16th death and five new cases in the growing outbreak…

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Study Links Heartburn Drugs to Higher Heart Attack Risk
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Study Links Heartburn Drugs to Higher Heart Attack Risk

MIAMIL Popular over-the-counter antacids for treating heartburn, like Prilosec, are linked to a 20 percent…

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MERS Death Toll Rises to Nine in South Korea
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MERS Death Toll Rises to Nine in South Korea

South Korea on Wednesday reported two more deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing…

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Pakistan, Afghanistan Agreed for Joint Vigilance on Polio
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Pakistan, Afghanistan Agreed for Joint Vigilance on Polio

In an important inter-country meeting on cross border transmission on polio eradication Pakistan and Afghanistan…

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Niger Meningitis Epidemic has Peaked, 545 Dead – WHO says
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Niger Meningitis Epidemic has Peaked, 545 Dead – WHO says

An epidemic of meningitis has killed 545 people in Niger, out of 8,234 people who…

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Study: Breastfeeding May Lower Risk of Leukemia
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Study: Breastfeeding May Lower Risk of Leukemia

Breastfeeding a baby for at least six months may be linked to a lower risk of…

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