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Haiti struggles to stem cholera as rains come early

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By Anastasia Moloney BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of Haitians infected by cholera has risen more than 300 percent in the past year as early rains, poor sanitation, and a lack of funding means the impoverished Caribbean nation struggles to stem the disease, the...(more) 

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Why Is It So Hard to Forgive Yourself?

a shared story    2 hours 37 minutes ago
It's like a bad 1980s newspaper dating ad:Are you a Type A, guilt-ridden adult living in the city?Do you suffer from crippling anxiety and a fear of disappointing everyone (including people you don't even know)?Join me for long walks down regret lane and candlelit dinners agonizing...(more) 

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Obesity increases risk for common heart rhythm disorder

a shared story    3 hours 37 minutes ago
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Obesity increases the risk for atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to blood clots, stroke and heart failure, a new analysis suggests. Researchers reviewed data from 51 previously published studies covering more than 600,000 people and...(more) 

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Rights activists protest award for ex-Montana judge who blamed victim of rape

a shared story    4 hours 37 minutes ago
A small group of women's rights activists rallied in Montana on Friday to protest a lifetime achievement award for a state judge censured for suggesting that a 14-year-old girl was partly to blame for her rape by a teacher. More than two dozen protesters led by...(more) 

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Agribusiness nervous as WHO cancer unit analyzes popular pesticide

a shared story    5 hours 37 minutes ago
The World Health Organization is set to examine a widely used pesticide and agribusiness is bracing for bad news, less than three months after the group classified another popular herbicide as "probably" cancer-causing. Twenty-four scientists representing WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) are set...(more) 

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Cultural Studies: Let’s Celebrate the Art of Clutter

a shared story    5 hours 37 minutes ago
It is time to liberate ourselves from the propaganda of de-cluttering and turn to collecting and displaying what we treasure. 

Idaho laws restricting abortions are unconstitutional: appeals court

a shared story    6 hours 37 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An Idaho law that prohibits abortions of fetuses twenty or more weeks after fertilization is unconstitutional, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday. The ruling, from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, also struck down an Idaho law...(more) 

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Genetic glitch can predict response to new class of cancer drugs

a shared story    7 hours 37 minutes ago
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Patients with colon and other cancers who have a specific defect in genes needed for DNA repair are far more likely to respond to a new class of drugs such as Merck & Co's Keytruda, which enlist the immune system...(more) 

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5 Ways to Build Awareness This Summer

a shared story    8 hours 37 minutes ago
Recently I accomplished a goal that I've been trying to achieve for a long while - I finally got certified to be a yoga teacher. I went to a studio and went through a 12 week long yoga immersion. I was so happy with the wide...(more) 

U.S. military orders broad review as anthrax mishap widens

a shared story    9 hours 37 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday it discovered even more suspected cases of inadvertent shipments of live anthrax than previously thought, both in the United States and abroad, and ordered a sweeping review of its practices for inactivating samples. "As of now, 24...(more) 

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Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone'

a shared story    10 hours 37 minutes ago
A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a major trial shows. 

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Zimmerman gets GPS protection from Florida shooter

a shared story    11 hours 37 minutes ago
A Florida man who this month fired a shot at George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of murder in the 2012 death of an unarmed black teenager, was ordered on Friday to wear a GPS tracking device to warn of possible future attacks, according to local news...(more) 

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