Supreet Kaur Maniktala

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Drug-dependent babies challenge doctors, politicians

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- No one who hears it ever forgets the sound.<p>When newborn babies begin to withdraw from powerful drugs, they shriek at a high, telltale pitch. Cut off from the substances they ingested through their mothers, they convulse, projectile vomit or writhe from skin-scorching …

Ebola virus causes outbreak of infectious dance tune

Few viruses can boast of being the inspiration for hit dance tunes. But then ebola – which can kill up to 90% of victims, has no vaccine or cure, and causes horrific internal and external bleeding – is not your average pathogen. When an epidemic struck west Africa's music-crazy nations of Guinea …

Are We Totally Screwed? What Antarctica's 'Collapsing' Ice Sheet Means for Us

The past two weeks have brought one disturbing story after another about the future of the largest ice sheet on the planet — the vast frozen expanse …

New Carbon Rules the Next Step in Obama's War on Coal

For five years, the coal industry and its fossil-fueled allies in the Republican Party have accused the Obama Administration of waging a war on coal. …

Obama's climate target: 30 percent

EPA officially called Monday for requiring the nation’s existing power plants to cut their greenhouse gas pollution by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030 — a step that would advance U.S. efforts to tackle climate change and address a major unmet priority of Barack Obama’s presidency.<p>States will …

Heroin Trade Through New York City Is Highest in Twenty Years

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>More heroin has come through New York City this year than any time in more than two decades, reports …

Girl gives father's CV to US First Lady Michelle Obama

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1071000/1071651_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524669438_0e45c262fb948cdef5af80cd3b9df513<p><b>A young girl offered US First Lady Michelle Obama her father's CV during questions at the White House's Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work …

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Abnormal illness behaviours: a developmental perspective

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Canada’s oil sands residents complain of health effects

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Russia: lessons for alcohol epidemiology and alcohol policy

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E-cigarettes: closing regulatory gaps

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Cigarette packaging in China—not going far enough

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Health disparities in Europe: hope for the future?

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Water and sanitation: addressing inequalities

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App Helps the Blind "See" With Their Ears

New technology allows people to perceive color and shape through music.<p><b>A woman who has been blind since birth sits at a table with a bowl of mostly green apples in front of her. When asked to find the single red one, she plucks it from the bowl without hesitation and holds it up to applause from</b> …

How Big Is The Universe?

Alzheimer's Disease risk may begin in the womb

Mothers who eat high fat foods while pregnant may leave their children more vulnerable to developing Alzheimer's Disease<p>A pregnant mother's eating habits may influence her unborn child's chances of developing Alzheimer's, new research has suggested.<p>Scientists found that offspring of mice fed a …

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Scientist who discovered Ebola frustrated by deadly Guinea outbreak | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Peter Piot was 27, newly qualified and working in a microbiology lab in Antwerp when he received a flask of human blood contaminated with a mysterious pathogen that had been killing people in the forests of Zaire.<p>If he’d known then what he was to discover - that inside was Ebola, …

How malaria defeats our drugs

Our best drug hope for tackling the global killer is becoming resistant in a small region in south-east Asia. What happens next will decide the fate of millions.<p>The meandering Moei river marks the natural boundary between Thailand and Myanmar. Its muddy waters are at their fullest, but François …

Extreme weather threatens cold-blooded critters - Futurity

Future episodes of extreme weather will lead to mass extinctions of insects and reptiles in the next century, according to a new study.

Extinction

WHO doubles estimates of air pollution’s health toll

The World Health Organization has singled out air pollution as the number one environmental health risk in the world. In 2012, more than 7 million …

Air pollution and mortality in Europe

Pollution

The health implications of fracking

Fracking

The cost of health care in Australia

Health Care

North Korea: evidence of intolerable human rights violations

North Korea

Every newborn, every mother, every adolescent girl

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