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Catholic organization's approach to female reproductive health a 'game changer'

Catholic organization's approach to female reproductive health a 'game changer' Watch

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By Gabrielle Cubera, CNA EWTN News

With the hope of providing authentic and ethical health care for women, Dr. Thomas Hilgers, creator of Natural Procreative Technology, has worked ...

World's first malaria vaccine wins approval from European drug regulators

World's first malaria vaccine wins approval from European drug regulators Watch

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The world's first malaria vaccine is a go with European drug regulators after it was recommended safe and effective for babies at risk of the ...

560-pound man sets out to bike across the U.S. to lose weight and save his marriage

560-pound man sets out to bike across the U.S. to lose weight and save his marriage Watch

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By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

To try to live a healthy life, get a job and save his failing marriage, a 560-pound man decided to embark on a biking journey across the United ...

Have scientists found the key to shut off aging? New study with worms finds success

Have scientists found the key to shut off aging? New study with worms finds success Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Scientists have uncovered how to switch off the aging process, during a recent study with worms, which could possibly lead to the process being ...

New eye drops may soon replace cataract surgery

New eye drops may soon replace cataract surgery Watch

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Inexpensive and easy to administer, a new eye drop may soon make cataract removal surgery obsolete. A frequent bane of existence that afflicts the ...

Superhero DNA desired by pharmaceutical researchers for new drugs

Superhero DNA desired by pharmaceutical researchers for new drugs Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

They don't have the ability to fly or come with laser eyes, but there are people who exist today with the "superhero" genes. Similar to the figures ...

Controversial Dr. Death and his 'Destiny machine' set out to help assist the suicide of an entire volunteer audience

Controversial Dr. Death and his 'Destiny machine' set out to help assist the suicide of an entire volunteer audience Watch

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By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Controversial medic known as Dr. Death will try to gas a volunteer audience at the Edinburg Fringe show, which he hosts, with his updated ...

Human contact with armadillos blamed for surge in leprosy cases in Florida

Human contact with armadillos blamed for surge in leprosy cases in Florida Watch

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Increased human contact with armadillos is being blamed for an increase in leprosy cases in Florida. The state usually sees two to 12 cases of ...

Man lives with hand attached to ankle while waiting for reattachment surgery

Man lives with hand attached to ankle while waiting for reattachment surgery Watch

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By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A factory worker's chopped off hand was grafted onto his ankle for around a month, in order to keep the hand alive until the proper surgery could be ...

4 common reasons for weight-loss failure

4 common reasons for weight-loss failure Watch

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By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Most of us have tried a lot of different diets in pursuit of a healthier body but for some reason most attempts don't work the way we wanted or ...

HORMONE THERAPY: Missing piece in breast cancer research found

HORMONE THERAPY: Missing piece in breast cancer research found Watch

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In the fight against breast cancer, at least 23 percent of patients are resistant to hormone therapy. Australian scientists have now unlocked ...

Mother of two works hard to lose massive amount of weight after husband diagnosed terminally ill

Mother of two works hard to lose massive amount of weight after husband diagnosed terminally ill Watch

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By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Starting out at 324 pounds, a mother of two lost about 160 pounds after just a year with the TV program Extreme Weight Loss. The 42-year-old 911 ...

Over-the-counter painkillers found to increase risk of stroke, heart attack, FDA warns

Over-the-counter painkillers found to increase risk of stroke, heart attack, FDA warns Watch

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That reach for quick relief with every ache and pain may carry a far greater risk than you may think. The Food and drug Administration has ...

Women didn't always outlive men - Why have things changed?

Women didn't always outlive men - Why have things changed? Watch

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By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The notion that women tend to live longer than men may be the trend in population nowadays but it was not always that way, according to studies. Men ...

United States reaches epidemic number of heroin abusers

United States reaches epidemic number of heroin abusers Watch

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By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explains the United States has already reached an epidemic number of people abusing heroin use. ...

Are mammograms causing breast cancer? Routine screenings may increase the likelihood of a false positive

Are mammograms causing breast cancer? Routine screenings may increase the likelihood of a false positive Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

New data suggests routine breast screening are leading to a significant number of "false positives." A growing number of women are told they may have ...

A TIP BEFORE YOU TAKE A DIP: Parasite 'Crypto' lurking in many swimming pools

A TIP BEFORE YOU TAKE A DIP: Parasite 'Crypto' lurking in many swimming pools Watch

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The water is clear, blue, and refreshing in the summer sun. We are ready to jump into the pool for some instant refreshment, when - WAIT A ...

AIDS vaccine in monkeys shows success - but doesn't necessarily translate to human use

AIDS vaccine in monkeys shows success - but doesn't necessarily translate to human use Watch

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"I think it is quite promising," Mitchell Warren of the HIV vaccine and treatment advocacy group AVAC, says. A new vaccine tested on monkeys ...

Are you at risk for skin cancer? Too much citrus may lead to melanoma

Are you at risk for skin cancer? Too much citrus may lead to melanoma Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Consuming large amounts of orange juice or grapefruit may increase the risk of the most dangerous type of skin cancer, melanoma, according to recent ...

PUBLIC HEALTH VICTORY: Cuba becomes first nation to eliminate mother-to-child HIV, syphilis

PUBLIC HEALTH VICTORY: Cuba becomes first nation to eliminate mother-to-child HIV, syphilis Watch

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Heralded as one of the "greatest public health achievements possible," World Health Organization director-general Margaret Chan has declared that ...

Health experts warn on animal diseases used as biological weapons

Health experts warn on animal diseases used as biological weapons Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The World Health Organization (WHO), animal health and national defense officers announced on June 30 the need for a wider international cooperation ...

Lazy lifestyles pose dangerous and deadly threat to today's generation

Lazy lifestyles pose dangerous and deadly threat to today's generation Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

You might not be entirely aware, but according to the World Health Organization, physical inactivity is now the fourth most notorious global killer. ...

5 wonderful facts about sunscreen that you didn't know

5 wonderful facts about sunscreen that you didn't know Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The need to use sunscreen is something emphasized everyday, not only by dermatologists but also by the beauty industry, media, etc. It's basically ...

Is getting plastic surgery a sin against God?

Is getting plastic surgery a sin against God? Watch

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By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Plastic surgery may seem to be a common medical procedure for several individuals around the globe, but the Catholic Church still has different ...

'Swimming pool eyes' are not because of chlorine... but because of urine

'Swimming pool eyes' are not because of chlorine... but because of urine Watch

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In a sage bit of advice that has a double meaning - you may not want to "go" to a public swimming pool after you learn this disgusting fact. If ...

Recording reveals anesthesiologist's shocking verbal abuse against unconscious patient

Recording reveals anesthesiologist's shocking verbal abuse against unconscious patient Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Instead of simply recording his doctor's post-operation instructions, as intended, a Virginian man accidentally recorded the anesthesiologist's ...