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90% Nigerian Households Consume Faeces-Tainted Water

Ninety per cent of households in Nigeria consume contaminated water and other impure substances, the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) has revealed. Mrs Maureen Zubie-Okolo,...

US Okays 1st Drug To Fight ‘Jewish’ Breast Cancer Gene

US regulators have approved the first drug aimed at women with advanced breast cancer caused by an inherited flawed gene, known as the “Jewish...

First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical ‘Big Brother’

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a digital pill — a medication embedded with a sensor that can tell...

‘Unbelievable’: Heart Stents Fail to Ease Chest Pain

A procedure used to relieve chest pain in hundreds of thousands of heart patients each year is useless for many of them, researchers reported...

Young Worker Died After Clocking 159 Hours of Overtime in a...

TOKYO — Miwa Sado, a young journalist for Japan’s state-run broadcaster, spent the summer of 2013 frantically covering two local elections in Tokyo. Over the...

Cancer Survivor Becomes Nurse at Hospital That Treated Her

A 24-year-old Georgia woman who overcame cancer twice in her life has fulfilled her dream of becoming a nurse at the hospital where she...

Teen Brings Homecoming To Best Friend Battling Cancer

Homecoming is one of the most enjoyable moments of a young person's life and a high school senior in Ohio wanted to make sure...

Health Bill Appears Dead as Pivotal G.O.P. Senator Declares Opposition

WASHINGTON — Senator Susan Collins of Maine said on Monday that she would oppose the latest plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care...

Medically Retired Soldier Encourages Others to ‘Just Try’

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2017 — Whether it’s adding another medal to his collection or meeting his comrades for another friendly competition on the tennis or...

Quadriplegic Veteran Travels Through Hurricane Irma to Serve His Fellow Veterans

If you’re looking for the definition of dedication, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital pharmacy technician Tim Myers might be a pretty good example of one. The quadriplegic...
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