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For seniors, sexual activity is linked to higher quality of life

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By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - Older adults who value sexual activity and engage in it have better social lives and psychological well-being, according to a small study in Scotland Older adults said "they miss and want to engage in sexual behaviors, whether that be a...(more) 

Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States," her physician says — just one in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential candidate that arrived on a busy summer Friday. 

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Anti-abortion group is sued over fetal tissue videos

a shared story    1 day 23 hours 37 minutes ago
In a complaint filed on Friday in San Francisco federal court, the National Abortion Federation, a nonprofit representing abortion providers, accused the Center for Medical Progress and its founder David Daleiden of violating federal racketeering law through their pro-life campaign. The lawsuit seeks a court order...(more) 

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Exercise during teens reaps long-term benefits for women, study shows

a shared story    2 days 37 minutes ago
By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Playing team sports and exercising during adolescence can have long-lasting benefits for women and may even reduce their risk of dying from cancer and other causes later in life, a new study showed on Friday. "The main finding is...(more) 

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Hillary Clinton given clean bill of health by doctor

a shared story    2 days 1 hour 37 minutes ago
U.S. Democrat Hillary Clinton is healthy and "fit to serve" with no lingering effects from a 2012 concussion she sustained as secretary of state, her personal physician said on Friday. The Clinton presidential campaign released a statement from her doctor, Lisa Bardack of Mount Kisco, New...(more) 

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Western companies look hard at China as growth slows

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By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) - The Chinese slowdown is forcing many Western companies to take a hard look at their businesses there, leading many to reduce investments, costs and product lines and to tackle increasing bad debts. Double digit growth rates during the first decade...(more) 

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At the Heart of the Matter: Women Need Better Testing Options

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We know cardiovascular care has come such a long way in the last decade or so. What many don't know is that care is based on studies that represent a huge sex disparity. Only 24 percent of participants in all heart-related studies are women. For the...(more) 

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Hillary Clinton takes on Jeb Bush on racial equality issues

a shared story    2 days 4 hours 37 minutes ago
By Zachary Fagenson FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton launched a direct assault on Jeb Bush on Friday, questioning his commitment to tackle issues of economic and racial inequality at a convention of a major African American civil rights group. The meeting of the National...(more) 

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Ebola vaccine results 'remarkable'

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A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection in a pioneering trial described as a "potential game-changer". 

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Vaccine success holds hope for end to deadly scourge of Ebola

a shared story    2 days 6 hours 37 minutes ago
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - The world is for the first time on the verge of being able to protect humans against Ebola, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, as data from a trial in Guinea showed a vaccine was 100 percent effective....(more) 

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Vaccine offers 100% Ebola protection: trial results

a shared story    2 days 7 hours 37 minutes ago
An Ebola vaccine provided 100-percent protection in a field trial in hard-hit Guinea, researchers and officials said Friday, mooting "the beginning of the end" of the killer West African outbreak. The world is "on the verge of an effective Ebola vaccine," the World Health Organization (WHO)...(more) 

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Healthcare deals lift July to 7th busiest M&A month on record

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A surge of takeover activity involving healthcare, financial and retail companies lifted the value of deals in July over $430 billion, making it the seventh-busiest mergers and acquisition month on record, Thomson Reuters data showed. Goldman Sachs was the busiest investment bank in July, by value...(more) 

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