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Amid measles fears, UCLA quarantines 127 students and staff members 26.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Amid a measles outbreak in Los Angeles, UCLA officials announced Thursday that more than 100 students and staff members who have been exposed to measles will be quarantined for at least a day.

A UCLA student diagnosed with measles went to class in early April while contagious. The student possibly...

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Could consuming more nicotine help quit smoking cigarettes? 25.4.2019
A recent Cochrane review came to a surprising conclusion.
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Climate Change Could Be Making Oceans Waves Bigger 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“As with all climate-related change, the message is clear. We need to limit the production of greenhouse gases," the study co-author told Newsweek.
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U.S. measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000 25.4.2019 Reuters: World News
The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
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'Plogging' craze goes global as fitness fanatics take out the trash 25.4.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
The Swedish phenomenon of "plogging", where joggers combine their run with picking up the trash they find in nature, is going global as both environment and fitness fanatics benefit from the new ...
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California measles cases reach 38, with outbreaks expected to keep growing 25.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

California health officials announced Thursday that 38 people had been infected with measles so far this year, a tally expected to rise in the coming weeks as outbreaks grow in the state.

The nation is grappling with a surge in measles cases, with 695 in 22 states this year as of Wednesday evening,...

College Guys Who Drink Linked to Sexual Aggression 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers asked freshmen about whether they tried to persuade a woman to have sex when she didn't want to.
Pipeline leak near Cottonwood spills unknown amount of diesel 25.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Cleanup crews are responding to a diesel pipeline leak in southwestern Minnesota.
Unicef says 2.9 million Indian children missed first dose of measles vaccine from 2010 to 2017 25.4.2019 - News that matters
In Nigeria, four million children missed out on the dose during this period, and in the United States, the figure was 2.5 million.
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Pakistan: Gunmen kill anti-polio campaign worker, injure another in Balochistan, say police 25.4.2019
The attack is the latest among several targeting polio workers in the country.
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Do You Know What Is 'Plogging'? The Hottest Trend In India Right Now 25.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Swedish phenomenon of "plogging", where joggers combine their run with picking up the trash they find in nature, is going global as both environment and fitness fanatics benefit from the new...
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CDC reports largest U.S. measles outbreak since year 2000 25.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
There are 695 cases in 22 states. HHS Secretary Alex Azar said the spike was "avoidable" and he called measles vaccines "among the most extensively studied medical products we have."
Be compassionate towards the downtrodden sections and treat them with empathy: Vice President tells Medicos 25.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked young doctors and people entering into medical profession to be compassionate towards the downtrodden sections and treat them with empathy and understanding.
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Cricket: South Africa sweat on injured Steyn for World Cup 25.4.2019 Reuters: Sports News
South Africa face an anxious wait over the fitness of experienced seamer Dale Steyn after a flare-up of an old shoulder injury ruled him out for the rest of the Indian Premier League season, putting his World Cup prospects in doubt.
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California still has a vaccination loophole. Close it 25.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

After a measles outbreak at Disneyland in 2014, the California Legislature eliminated the religious and “personal belief” exemptions that allowed parents to easily opt their kids out of the standard course of immunizations required to attend public school. It was a wake-up call, highlighting for...

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Trump: I Don’t Want Big Pharma Money 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
President Donald Trump pledged to hold big pharma responsible for its role in fuelling America’s opioid crisis, which is killing 130 people a day.
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Why Your Wife Won't Admit She Snores As Loud As You 25.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Social stigma prevents women from reporting about the problem of snoring leading to under-diagnosis or misdiagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea, a serious sleep disorder.
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Interview: Parliamentarians should be made accountable for child malnutrition in India 25.4.2019
Harvard professor who led study on the high prevalence of child malnutrition in India speaks on some of its findings.
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Don't Expose Infants Younger Than 1-Year-Old To Electronic Devices: WHO 25.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The World Health Organization (WHO) issued strict new guidelines Wednesday on one of the most anxiety-producing issues of 21st Century family life: How much should parents resort to videos and online...
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Georgia, Florida Experience Surge in Hepatitis A Cases 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
While 18 states across America are currently experiencing a large number of Hepatitis A outbreaks, Georgia and Florida seem to be among those hit hardest by the highly-contagious liver infection.
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