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Fidget spinners pose choking hazards – environment group

'Fidget spinners are fun to play with. But their small parts may not be tightly secured, can come off and get ingested by kids,' warns environmental advocacy group EcoWaste Coalition

'Fidget spinners are fun to play with. But their small parts may not be tightly secured, ...

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Fidget spinners pose choking hazards – environment group

Of the 20 countries heading up the list, all but Australia and Japan are in western ...

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Which countries have the best healthcare?

The non-surgical procedure is seen as a safer and less costly alternative to intragastric ...

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Swallowable balloons work to curb obesity – study

The downfall of millionaire 'Mr X,' long shielded by cash and contacts in Laos, has ...

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The Laos Connection: Mr X and the cartels hooking Southeast Asia on pills

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty arrived in India on a specially-modified Airbus plane in February ...

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'World's heaviest woman' hospitalized in Abu Dhabi

Experts say a culture of silence and scandal around sex could be driving more than a ...

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Deadly secret: The illegal abortions killing Myanmar's women

The vaccine, also known as Mosquirix, is developed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in ...

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First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa

The types of birth defects attributed to valproate included spina bifida – a condition ...

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Epilepsy drug behind up to 4,100 severe birth defects in France

The new rules would limit monthly overtime and levy penalties on firms that don't comply, ...

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Death by overwork: Japan's 100-hour overtime cap sparks anger

The unlikely pair chat online in the video posted on Facebook and urge people to break ...

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Prince William, Lady Gaga team up against mental health 'taboo'