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Could polio make a comeback?

It's one of the most famous global public health success stories of the 20th century: the near-eradication of polio, the dreaded childhood disease that paralyzed or killed more than half a million people ...

May 29, 2014
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Flame retardant exposure linked to lower IQs

A new study involving Simon Fraser University researchers has found that prenatal exposure to flame retardants can be significantly linked to lower IQs and greater hyperactivity in five-year old children. ...

May 28, 2014
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UN eyes Africa oil levy to fight disease

The United Nations has begun talks with African leaders over a levy on oil that could rake in huge sums to fight disease in developing countries, a top official said Tuesday.

May 20, 2014
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