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New measures identified for newborn care in Uganda

In Uganda, child mortality rates are improving, but progress is slower for deaths occurring in the first four weeks of life, or the newborn period, and for stillbirths. But recent evidence from local researchers show that ...

Apr 01, 2015
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Cancer prevention efforts in the US a mixed bag

While there has been substantial progress in some cancer control efforts in the past several decades, like reductions in smoking and increased utilization of cancer screening, progress in some areas is lagging, according ...

Apr 01, 2015
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US aims to cut antibiotic use

US President Barack Obama on Friday rolled out plans to cut inappropriate antibiotic use by half, in an effort to tackle drug resistance.

Mar 27, 2015
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Acid poses rapid risk to wine tasters' teeth

New research from the University of Adelaide shows the acid in wine can make teeth vulnerable to erosion within minutes, prompting renewed calls for professional wine tasters to protect their teeth.

Mar 25, 2015
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CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law

The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease ...

Mar 24, 2015
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Understanding and healing concussion

In recent years, many Canadians have become aware of traumatic brain injury (TBI) through the reporting of concussions suffered by hockey players and other athletes. In addition to widespread sports-related injuries, TBIs ...

Mar 23, 2015
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