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America's endless battle against lethal drug fentanyl

US authorities have been fighting the drug trade for half a century, but in fentanyl, they are facing the deadliest drug yet

US authorities have been fighting the drug trade for half a century, but in fentanyl, ...

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America's endless battle against lethal drug fentanyl

The Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia have booming economies and rising standards of ...

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High on ease, low on nutrition: Instant noodle diet harms Asian kids

Promises for replenishment money are made at meeting in France of the Global Fund to ...

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$14 billion goal in sight for fighting AIDS, TB, malaria

Products deemed 'less healthy' must now display labels grading their nutritional and ...

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Singapore to become first country to ban ads for very sugary drinks

(UPDATED) 'They established the basis for our understanding of how oxygen levels affect ...

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Trio win 2019 Nobel Medicine Prize for work on how cells adapt to oxygen

But it may take more years of research to determine what exactly makes e-cigarettes ...

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U.S. study shows chemical burns associated with e-cigarette use

E-cigarettes were initially touted as less damaging than tobacco, which causes around 8 ...

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E-cigarettes: 5 things to know

The patient trains for months, harnessing his brain signals to control a ...

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Paralyzed man walks again with brain-controlled exoskeleton

South Africa has the largest number of HIV-positive people in the world, says The Lancet ...

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7.2 million HIV-positive in South Africa, says study

Platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest are developing strategies to address ...

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Malicious bots and trolls spread vaccine misinformation – now social media companies are fighting back