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Marijuana linked to sex
U.S. study links marijuana use to more s...

U.S. study links marijuana use to more sex

Where there is smoke, there tends to be fire, say medical researchers who conducted research indicating frequent marijuana users have about 20 per cent more sex than those who don’t smoke pot. Stanford University School of Medicine researchers unveiled the link between marijuana and the... read more »

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Better palliative care essential as Cana...

Better palliative care essential as Canada considers medically assisted dea...

The Canadian Paediatric Society is urging improved palliative care for children and youth as a key part of preparing for the possibility of legalizing medical assistance in dying for certain patients under age 18. “Medical assistance in dying is something that has been legislated [for... read more »

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Zika outbreak: Babies exposed to virus d...

Zika outbreak: Babies exposed to virus developed microcephaly after birth, ...

Thirteen babies in Brazil born with normal head circumference have been diagnosed with congenital Zika syndrome, with brain scans showing extensive malformations, inflammation and reduced brain volume, researchers reported on Tuesday. Of the 13 infants, 11 gradually developed the birth defect... read more »

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Babies exposed to Zika developed microce...

Babies exposed to Zika developed microcephaly after birth: study

Thirteen babies in Brazil born with normal head circumference have been diagnosed with congenital Zika syndrome, with brain scans showing extensive malformations, inflammation and reduced brain volume, researchers reported on Tuesday. Of the 13 infants, 11 gradually developed the birth defect... read more »

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Zika emergency declared over but still n...

Zika emergency declared over but still needs ‘intense action,’ ...

The Zika virus outbreak is no longer an international health emergency but it needs ongoing, “intense action,” the World Health Organization says. The committee on Zika and associated neurological disorders was convened by the UN health agency to assess the outbreak that is spread... read more »

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Zika emergency declared over but still needs ‘intense action,’ WHO says

The Zika virus outbreak is no longer an international health emergency but it needs ongoing, “intense action,” the World Health Organization says. The committee on Zika and... read more »

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Zika emergency declared over but still needs ‘intense action,’ WHO says

The Zika virus outbreak is no longer an international health emergency but it needs ongoing, “intense action,” the World Health Organization says. The committee on Zika and... read more »

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Zika emergency declared over but still needs ‘intense action,’ WHO says

The Zika virus outbreak is no longer an international health emergency but it needs ongoing, “intense action,” the World Health Organization says. The committee on Zika and... read more »

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Zika emergency declared over but still needs ‘intense action,’ WHO says

The Zika virus outbreak is no longer an international health emergency but it needs ongoing, “intense action,” the World Health Organization says. The committee on Zika and... read more »

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Zika emergency declared over but still needs ‘intense actio...

The Zika virus outbreak is no longer an international health emergency but it needs ongoing, “intense action,” the World Health Organization says. The committee on Zika and associated... read more »

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