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MONDAY, Sept. 4, 2017 -- Special antibacterial scrubs for nurses don't fend off germs any better than traditional nursing garb, a new study finds. "Health care providers must understand that they can become contaminated by their patients and the environment...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Researchers have found that women who have hypertension during pregnancy may have an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life. The study, published Aug. 17 in Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology, consisted of 146,748...
MANILA (NS) - The Philippines started monitoring suspected bird flu cases in humans on Friday after 34 farm workers in two towns north of the capital Manila developed flu-like symptoms after direct exposure to infected fowl. Officials from the...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A new study by the University of Michigan finds that parents are divided in support of delays in school start times that would allow teens to get more sleep. Researchers analyzed data from a nationally representative...
(NS) - Eye doctors who had braced themselves for at least a few patients after a dazzling solar eclipse swept the United States cautiously exhaled on Tuesday, with some hospitals reporting zero cases of damaged vision so far. One...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6, 2017 -- The Great Recession of 2007-2009 may have hit black American teens in poor rural communities particularly hard, a new study suggests. What the researchers discovered was that these young people now appear to be at...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Drexel University researchers have found that smokers are 20 percent more likely to quit smoking when the price of cigarettes is increased by just $1. The study, published in the August edition of Epidemiology, analyzed how...
NEW DELHI (NS) - India has been investigating how Bloomberg Philanthropies, founded by billionaire Michael Bloomberg, funds local non-profit groups for anti-tobacco lobbying, government documents show, making it the latest foreign non-government organization to come under scrutiny. Prime Minister...
SATURDAY, Aug. 19, 2017 -- Researchers say one dose of cholera vaccine appears to provide about the same protection as the standard two doses, at least for the first six months. They also found that cholera vaccines are highly effective...
PARIS (NS) - French fashion companies Kering and LVMH will stop hiring excessively thin models worldwide under a new charter developed in response to continued criticism the industry encourages eating disorders. France banned ultra-thin models under a 2015 law...

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