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Opioids claiming more African-American lives as overdoses spread from Rust Belt to East Coast

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 17:00
African-Americans had been spared because they were less likely than whites to be prescribed opioids, but heroin is the deadly equalizer.
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The tooth fairy is a cheapskate, survey finds

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 03:26
Kids cashed in at an average of $3.70 per lost tooth last year — down by almost 21 percent from just two years ago — according to a survey of parents.
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Life-threatening, insect-borne diseases spike in Venezuela, report says

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 00:32
The first country to eradicate malaria, Venezuela is seeing a surge in dengue, malaria, Zika and other life-threatening illnesses.
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FDA proposes major changes to sunscreen rules

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 23:16
The agency called for more research on 14 non-prescription sunscreen ingredients and increases maximum SPF values on sunscreen labels from 50 to 60.
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Measles kills 900 in Madagascar, says WHO

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 20:56
Infants from nine to 11 months are most at risk, the WHO says.
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Measles kills 900 in Madagascar, says WHO

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 20:56
Infants from 9 to 11 months are most at risk, the WHO says.
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