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Doctors warn of health emergency as smog blankets India’s capital

Doctors warn of health emergency as smog blankets India’s capital

A public health emergency was declared in New Delhi Tuesday as a choking blanket of smog descended on the world’s most polluted capital city. The Indian Medical Association’s declaration came as the US embassy website said levels of the fine pollutants known as PM2.5 that are most harmful to health reached 703 — well over […]

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Syria’s Assad launched chemical attack on his own people, then bombed the hospital treating victims

Syria’s Assad launched chemical attack on his own people, then bombed the hospital treating victims

The worst chemical bombings in Syria turned a toxic kill zone in rebel held town on Tuesday, inciting international outrage over the ever-increasing government impunity shown in the country’s six-year war. US and its western leader’s including President Trump blamed the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad and called on its patrons, Russia and Iran, […]

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Indian woman 21, burnt alive in cremation after doctors mistakenly declared dead

Indian woman 21, burnt alive in cremation after doctors mistakenly declared dead

21 year old Indian woman was “burnt alive” during a cremation after doctors initially thought she had died from a lung infection. Two doctors at the local hospital said the cause of death was not lung infection but in fact “shock caused by being burnt alive”. A young woman named as Rachna was dragged off […]

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AP NewsBreak: Yemen says Saudis behind attack

AP NewsBreak: Yemen says Saudis behind attack

Dec 07, – The attack – the deadliest in Sanaa since May 2012 – marked an escalation in the terror network’s battle to undermine the U.S.-allied government and destabilize the impoverished Arab nation despite the drone strikes and a series of U.S.-backed military offensive against it. U.S. forces also have been training and arming Yemeni […]

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Veil of darkness lifts for Myanmar’s blind

Veil of darkness lifts for Myanmar’s blind

Oct 31, – Doctors say it’s easy, cheap and fast — taking as little as five minutes. In just 10 days, Sandut Ruit, the Nepalese surgeon who pioneered the technique, and his team performed nearly 1,300 operations at two massive eye camps as dozens of local ophthalmologists looked on. Five decades of isolation, military rule […]

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Doctor Says, It’s Not Too Soon to Get Your Flu Shot

Doctor Says, It’s Not Too Soon to Get Your Flu Shot

Sep 25, –  This season’s vaccine protects against 4 types of flu virus,  flu vaccine is now available  and Americans should get their flu shot as soon as possible, an expert says. “Contrary to some beliefs, getting the flu shot in September is a good thing and will offer protection for the entirety of the […]

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Syria army announces capture strategic border town Qusair

Syria army announces capture strategic border town Qusair

June 5, DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The capture of the town, which lies close to the Lebanese border, solidifies some of the Syrian regime’s recent gains on the ground that have shifted the balance of power in President Bashar Assad’s favor in the Syrian civil war. The Syrian army triumphantly announced Wednesday the capture of […]

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Heart Attack app Doctors Soon May Have an App designed by IT engineers

Heart Attack app Doctors Soon May Have an App designed by IT engineers

June 2, – The app, which was designed by engineers and critical care physicians, helps doctors rapidly diagnose certain kinds of severe heart attacks, called STEMIs, before patients get to the hospital. There are apps that turn your smartphone into a metal detector, a musical instrument and a GPS system, and now there’s an app […]

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New Guidelines Say Doctors Should Screen All Adults for ‘Risky’ Drinking

New Guidelines Say Doctors Should Screen All Adults for ‘Risky’ Drinking

May 14, AP – The new guidelines, published online May 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, are the panel’s “final” recommendations on screening for problem drinking. The last recommendations came out in 2004. Primary care doctors should screen all adults for drinking problems, and offer them counselling if needed, new guidelines from the U.S. […]

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