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Medical errors 3rd big cause of death in U.S.A

Medical errors kill more people than car crashes or new disease outbreaks. They kill more people annually than breast cancer, AIDS, plane crashes, or drug overdoses. A new study estimates that they are the third leading cause of death in … Continue reading

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Remedy To Your Insomnia – Therapy, Not Pills

People with insomnia should try counseling before they turn to pills, which often carry dangerous side-effects, a doctors’ group advised Monday. Specialized counseling can and does work, even if people don’t like doing it and even if doctors often don’t … Continue reading

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Abby Walker: When a family in ethics minefield

Ten years ago, Nicola and Jim Walker received the news every parent dreads when their then-two-year-old daughter Abby was diagnosed with leukaemia. It prompted the couple to take a controversial course of action: to fall pregnant with another child and … Continue reading

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Utah State Views Porn As Public Health Hazard

The US state of Utah has become the first to declare pornography a public health risk in a move its governor says is to “protect our families and our young people”. The bill does not ban pornography in the mainly … Continue reading

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Canada Decide On Ruling Out Suicide Tourism

An assisted suicide bill has been put before Canada’s Parliament that legalises euthanasia but will exclude foreigners from coming to die. People with mental illness and psychiatric disorders are excluded too. Last year, the Canadian Supreme Court struck down a … Continue reading

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Germs, Not Love, Made Humans Monogamous

Why did humans become monogamous, apparently rejecting the promiscuity that is natural to most animals? Was it morality? Religion? Maybe love? Read more on this in the source site, after the first two sentences. Click.. here. Source Credits: AFP

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These Workout Pains You Should Never Ignore

Pain is weakness leaving the body? Not exactly. While some discomfort is a hallmark of a challenging but effective workout (they don’t call it delayed onset muscle soreness just for fun), some pains definitely aren’t worth ignoring, no matter how … Continue reading

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Mother pens last hour of 3 yr old daughter’s life

Thousands followed Caitlin Soleil Lucas’s painful struggle with a cancer that hits about 3 in every million children. You may or may not have heard of Courageous Caitie, but her life story — especially the last six months of it … Continue reading

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US Seniors Using Dangerous Drug Combination

One in six seniors in the U.S. regularly uses potentially dangerous combinations of prescription and over-the-counter medications and dietary supplements, according to new research. The study, published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, showed a two-fold increase over a five-year period. … Continue reading

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Tactic To Help You Fall Asleep And Stay Asleep

We know the bedtime drill – a hot, milky drink, warm bath, lavender under the pillow, counting sheep…are all meant to help you drift merrily into slumber. But despite following the so-called sleep commandments to the letter we Still. Can’t. … Continue reading

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