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What is the normal range of salt intake for humans?

Salt intake physiologically set in humans, new study finds.<p>Don’t toss your saltshaker out just yet. A new study led by scientists affiliated with the University of California, Davis, adds further credence to the notion that concern about the amount of salt you consume may be misplaced.<p>The study …

Zipper and other common causes of genital injuries

It can get caught in a zipper, slammed by a toilet seat or fall victim to overzealous grooming with sharp instruments.<p>If anyone's genitalia have been snipped, snagged or crushed hard enough to warrant a trip to an emergency room in the U.S., a team of dedicated UCSF urologists has painstakingly …

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Syria strike targets: White House has likely narrowed down options, experts say

While the world waits to see whether the United States will respond with military force to the suspected use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government against its own citizens, defense officials have likely been formulating attack plans ever since the president declared the use of such weapons a …

Delhi gang-rape and murder trial: juvenile guilty

First conviction in case that outraged nation, of woman who was gang-raped and killed on a bus in Indian capital<p>An 18-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in a secure reform home for his role in the gang-rape and murder of a young woman in a moving bus in Delhi last year.<p>The man, a …