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The battle for control of the cigarette packet

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How health warnings are changing cigarette packet design 

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Pope meets with autistic children

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VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has called for an end to the isolation and stigma of people living with autism spectrum disorders and their families during an audience aimed at raising awareness about the condition.... 

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Celebrity song to aid fight against Africa Ebola crisis tops UK charts

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LONDON (Reuters) - Band Aid 30's reworked version of "Do They Know it's Christmas", a song intended to raise money to fight the spread of Ebola in Africa, went straight to the top of Britain's single charts on Sunday, the Official Charts Company said. The track...(more) 

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Pregnant Egyptian woman dies of H1N1 swine flu: health ministry

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian woman who was six months pregnant has died of H1N1 swine flu, five days after being admitted to hospital, a health ministry spokesman said on Sunday. The 31-year-old woman, who was not named, was admitted on Nov. 18 with flu-like symptoms...(more) 

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In Transit Blog: Biking Napoleon’s Route

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The tour company Ride and Seek is offering a history-focused, 45-day cycling trip from Paris to Moscow called the Napoleon Expedition. 

US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.... 

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T Magazine: The Daily Gift: Soft Pillows Handmade Using Traditional Techniques

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Each day until Christmas, the editors of T share a new holiday gift idea. 

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U.N. worker leaves French hospital after Ebola recovery

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PARIS (Reuters) - A U.N. health worker was discharged from a French hospital on Sunday and left the country after recovering from Ebola, the French Health Ministry said in a statement. The U.N. worker, whose name and nationality have not been disclosed, had been flown to...(more) 

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Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

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By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78. Before his fall from grace, Barry had been one of the...(more) 

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UrbanGlass Introduces Barware Inspired by Loos

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An Austrian artist and Venetian glassblower reimagine the plastic water bottle. 

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Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO

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The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says. 

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Landmark open meeting on Agent Orange held at Oregon VA hospital

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By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Vietnam War veterans on Saturday called for more research into the health effects of U.S. service members' exposure to Agent Orange, in a first of its kind open meeting at a VA hospital in Portland, Oregon, on the lingering...(more) 

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