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|CDC: Water at Marine base linked to birth defects|
A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
|Patients who came into direct contact with cobalt-60 likely to die, expert says|
One expert said any patient who came into direct contact with the radioactive material may be vulnerable to central nervous system failure – a condition that results in the swelling of the brain and paralysis, and can lead to death in a matter of hours.
|Research points to potential new ways to prevent colon cancer|
Preventing colon cancer could be as simple as taking a pill or adjusting your diet. That’s the suggestion in new research from New York University’s Langone Medical Center.
|Testosterone-heart disease link explained|
In recent months, there has been a great deal of contradictory information regarding testosterone. So much so that it is hard for any man to decipher what level is right, and whether seeking an “optimal” level is the preferred course of action.
|Hong Kong confirms second case of H7N9 bird flu in a week|
Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, days after the first, as the virus spreads beyond mainland China, authorities said on Friday night.
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