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Apple will promote organ donations in Health app

SAN FRANCISCO – Apple on Tuesday announced that the coming version of software for iPhones will include an easy way for people in

Very hot drinks ‘probably’ cause cancer: UN agency

by Mariëtte Le Roux Very hot drinks probably increase the risk of cancer, a UN agency said Wednesday, but coffee — once feared

Whole grain consumption could lead to longer life: study

WASHINGTON, | AFP | 6/13/2016 – A diet that includes three daily servings of whole grains appears to help people live longer, including

Study places air pollution among top 10 stroke risks

Paris, | AFP | 6/9/2016 – Air pollution was fingered for the first time as a major contributor to death and disability caused

The Healing Power of Onions – Part I

by Prof. Meenakshi Bhattacharjee, Onions are best known for two things: bad breath and tears. The popular vegetable found in most

Scientists trick body’s viral response to combat cancer

Paris, France | AFP | Wednesday 6/1/2016 – 17:00 GMT | 443 words

German researchers on Wednesday presented a Trojan horse method of

Scientists unveil plan to create synthetic human genomes

by Jean-Louis SANTINI WASHINGTON, AFP | Friday 6/3/2016 – A group of American-led scientists and entrepreneurs has announced the start of a 10-year

Safe sex or no sex after visiting Zika-hit areas: WHO

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | – People who travel to Zika-hit areas should practice safe sex or have no sex at all for

‘Nightmare’ infection found in US for first time

MIAMI – A superbug resistant to all known medications has been found in the United States for the first time, raising

Yellow fever outbreak ‘serious’ but not global health emergency: WHO


by Nina LARSON GENEVA, Switzerland | AFP | Thursday 5/19/2016 – A deadly yellow fever outbreak in Angola and Congo is of