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UK initiative seeks Israeli digital health tech to assist NHS
7 days ago

UK initiative seeks Israeli digital health tech to assist NHS

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TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The British embassy in Israel said on Tuesday it has launched a program designed to help incorporate Israeli digital health technology into the …
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Boxing fever grips Thailand
7 days ago

Boxing fever grips Thailand

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BURIRAM, Thailand (Reuters) – Loud cheers erupt as two boys trade punches at a boxing ring in Thailand’s northeastern province of Buriram.

After dominating five …
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Iranian-American man returned to prison after medical leave: lawyer
2 weeks ago

Iranian-American man returned to prison after medical leave: lawyer

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An 81-year-old Iranian-American man sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran for spying and cooperating with the United States has been returned to prison …
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Exclusive: Merck's consumer health sale at risk as Nestle bows out – sources
2 weeks ago

Exclusive: Merck's consumer health sale at risk as Nestle bows out – sources

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LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The sale of Merck KGaA’s (MRCG.DE) consumer health unit has been thrown off track after Nestle (NESN.S) has pulled out, leaving the race to buy …
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Sun safety may not be a top priority in daycare
2 weeks ago

Sun safety may not be a top priority in daycare

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(Reuters Health) – Kids in daycare may not always learn about sun safety because their teachers are more focused on lessons about healthy food choices, brushing teeth and …
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Indiana to impose Medicaid work requirements
2 weeks ago

Indiana to impose Medicaid work requirements

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Indiana said on Friday it will require its Medicaid recipients work or do some other form of community engagement, becoming the second state to …
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U.S. flu outbreak worsens; hospitalizations highest in nearly a decade: CDC
2 weeks ago

U.S. flu outbreak worsens; hospitalizations highest in nearly a decade: CDC

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(Reuters) – The U.S. flu outbreak worsened over the past week as more people headed to doctors’ offices and emergency rooms, with hospitalizations at the highest in nearly …
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Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine may be connected to three deaths
2 weeks ago

Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine may be connected to three deaths

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MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines said on Friday the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia may be connected to three deaths in the country, according to a government-ordered inquiry, and that …
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Florida nurse's choice words to avoid flu: 'Wash your stinking hands'
2 weeks ago

Florida nurse's choice words to avoid flu: 'Wash your stinking hands'

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(Reuters) – A Florida nurse has offered some frank advice for people whose lax hygiene is contributing to a deadly flu outbreak, including “wash your stinking hands!”


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High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumors in male rats: U.S. study
2 weeks ago

High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumors in male rats: U.S. study

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(Reuters) – Male rats exposed to very high levels of the kind of radiation emitted by cellphones developed tumors in the tissues around their hearts, according to a …
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Radiofrequency radiation exposure tied to tumors in rats: U.S. report
2 weeks ago

Radiofrequency radiation exposure tied to tumors in rats: U.S. report

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(Reuters) – High exposure to radiofrequency radiation of the type emitted by cell phones has been linked to tumors in tissues surrounding nerves in the hearts of male …
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