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BEHOLD A PALE HORSE: Scientists warn of H7N9 flu that kills 4-in-10 Watch

Image of World health authorities are on the lookout for new cases of H7N9, which has pandemic potential.

Scientists have warned they are monitoring a potentially deadly new disease in China. Dubbed H7N9, the disease is a strain of avian flu ... continue reading


Polio? Rickets? Here's why Victorian-era diseases are coming back Watch

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Victorian-era diseases are making a comeback. Declining public health standards, poverty, and skipping vaccinations are to blame. Polio, ... continue reading



Here's what the Catholic Church says about suicide Watch

Image of Suicide is a violation of the Fifth Commandment, but it is a complex problem that requires more than spiritual consideration, but also professional help. Love and affection can also go a long way to helping a person.

Suicides are up 30 percent since 1999. This week, fashion designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Boudain both hanged themselves. Why are so ... continue reading


Why your boss owes you a vacation, according to science and the Catholic Church Watch

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We all know that one guy who is a workaholic. They show up to work every day, whether tired or sick, they're there. They skip family and ... continue reading


Pope Francis reminds doctors the Church affirms life Watch

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Ideologies which do not acknowledge and uphold the dignity of human life must be resisted and the Catholic Church's teaching on life ... continue reading


What! Landmark study shows surprising benefit to allowing babies to be exposed to germs Watch

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A surprising study has suggested that babies who are raised in clean homes are more susceptible to leukemia.  LOS ANGELES, CA ... continue reading


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Victory for life! Judge strikes down California suicide law Watch

Image of Assisted suicide in California has been halted, but only for the moment.

A California judge has struck down the state's assisted suicide law, saying it was passed unconstitutionally. The victory in court is a win ... continue reading


Is virtual reality an answer to the Pope's call for more creativity in medicine? Watch

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Chronic pain reduction. Improvement in paralysis. Restoration of sight amid macular degeneration. These are just some of the results being ... continue reading


Did scientists really just create new life from stem cells? Watch

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Medical researchers say they have created an embryo from stem cells, without the need for an egg or sperm. Researchers conducted their ... continue reading


Should Catholic hospitals distribute needles and condoms? Watch

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A clean needle exchange program that distributes condoms is hosted in the parking lot of an Ohio Catholic hospital, and one Catholic ... continue reading



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