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Jul 17, 2019

WHO Declares Congo Ebola Outbreak a 'Global Health Emergency'

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday called the year-old outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo a global health emergency, The New York Times reported. The declaration, m ..

Jul 17, 2019

Health Tip: Recognizing Heat Exhaustion

During very hot weather, the body's ability to cool itself down is compromised, says the U.S. National Weather Service. As the body dehydrates, losing important fluids and salts, you or someone you k ..

Jul 17, 2019

Medical Marijuana Won't Help Ease Opioid Crisis: Study

Some proponents of medical marijuana have claimed that its use against pain might help curb the ongoing crisis of opioid abuse. But a new study refutes that notion, finding that state laws legalizing ..

Jul 17, 2019

Menstrual Cups Equal Pads, Tampons in Effectiveness, Data Shows

They're gaining in popularity among women, and a new study finds menstrual cups to be just as safe and as effective as disposable pads or tampons. British researchers looked at data on the cost-savin ..

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