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How cell phones are killing our kids, and what we can do about it

Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt probably has become a pretty unpopular guy among teenagers over the last few weeks.
How cell phones are killing our kids, and what we can do about it
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The legendary flavoured ground salt from India: Pisyu loon

This tangy, fiery condiment is only available from the kitchens of Uttarakhand. Thanks to local women, you can now get it on Amazon
The legendary flavoured ground salt from India: Pisyu loon
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Finding the best diet that works for you. Here are 5 tips

 With dieting, the conventional wisdom says a person needs to be in calorie-deficit mode to lose weight. If you eat more calories than you burn, you gain weight; if you eat fewer calories, you lose weight.
Finding the best diet that works for you. Here are 5 tips
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Pig kidney transplant patient leaves hospital

The first man to receive a genetically modified kidney transplant from a pig has been discharged from hospital.
Pig kidney transplant patient leaves hospital
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George Washington family secrets revealed by DNA from unmarked 19th century graves

Genetic analysis has shed light on a long-standing mystery surrounding the fates of President George Washington’s younger brother Samuel and his kin. Two of Samuel’s descendants and their mother were recently identified from skeletal remains found in unmarked burials dating back to the 1880s. The investigation also provided the first patrilineal DNA map for the first US president, who had no children of his own.
George Washington family secrets revealed by DNA from unmarked 19th century graves
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Japan health scare: Drugmaker reports two more deaths linked to supplement

Kobayashi Pharma has recalled cholesterol-lowering supplements with red yeast rice over possible link to kidney disease.
Japan health scare: Drugmaker reports two more deaths linked to supplement
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Study links microplastics in arteries to huge increase in heart disease and death

Microplastics are everywhere – even in the fatty deposits called plaque that can build up in the arteries and cause heart disease and strokes.
Study links microplastics in arteries to huge increase in heart disease and death
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Did you get the measles vaccine before? Here’s how to check your immunization status

There’s a measles outbreak in Florida, and the best way to reduce the spread is by vaccination, public health experts say.
Did you get the measles vaccine before? Here’s how to check your immunization status
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Toxic chemicals in pizza boxes and popcorn bags no longer used in food packaging, FDA says

Chemicals once commonly found in a range of products, including pizza boxes and microwave popcorn bags, are no longer being used in food packaging in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.
Toxic chemicals in pizza boxes and popcorn bags no longer used in food packaging, FDA says
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Even a mild case of the flu can double the risk of heart attack, stroke. Here’s how you can protect yourself.

While most people know that the flu virus can lead to other health complications, such as pneumonia, bronchitis and bacterial infection of the lungs, recent research reveals that the flu — a common, contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses — can also increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. According to a seven-year case series published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, adults aged 50 and older who had even a mild case of the flu were shown to have double the ...
Even a mild case of the flu can double the risk of heart attack, stroke. Here’s how you can protect yourself.