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Puerto Ricans Seek To Rebuild A Shattered Health Care System After Hurricane Maria

Puerto Ricans Seek To Rebuild A Shattered Health Care System After Hurricane MariaFor more than six months after the storms, Ingrid Morales settled down to



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How inhaling wildfire smoke can wreak havoc on your health

How inhaling wildfire smoke can wreak havoc on your healthFueled by the tremendous threat of wildfires raging in parts of the United States each year is the growing concern for adverse health effects resulting from smoke exposure.



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Health, leadership questions about Boko Haram's Shekau

Health, leadership questions about Boko Haram's ShekauThe sources said Shekau has a range of conditions that have left him “too weak to be in charge” of the jihadists, whose insurgency has killed at least 20,000 in Nigeria since 2009. A senior security source tracking the conflict, who also asked not to be identified because he was not authorised to speak to the media, described Shekau’s diabetes as “debilitating”. The source with knowledge of Boko Haram’s activities said Shekau and his lieutenants have been in talks this week about his “failing health” and whether he was well enough to lead.



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Separating Breastfeeding Babies From Moms Could Affect ‘Health For A Lifetime': Doctors

Separating Breastfeeding Babies From Moms Could Affect ‘Health For A Lifetime': DoctorsAn international group of physicians condemned the Trump administration on



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Kids’ lack of sleep linked to higher odds of heart disease, health risks, study warns

Kids’ lack of sleep linked to higher odds of heart disease, health risks, study warnsA study in the journal Pediatrics links lack of sleep to higher odds for heart disease, high blood pressure, and obesity. It found that less than a third of kids get the recommended amount of sleep.



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American Medical Association: Ban Assault Weapons To Curb 'Public Health Crisis'

American Medical Association: Ban Assault Weapons To Curb 'Public Health Crisis'As lawmakers continue to offer thoughts and prayers with little legislative



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US Embassy in China sends new alert for mystery health issue

US Embassy in China sends new alert for mystery health issueGUANGZHOU, China (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in China sent its second alert in two weeks Friday to its citizens over unexplained health issues that have prompted the evacuation of a number of U.S. government employees working at a consulate in a southern city.



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Doctors who treated Skripals uncertain about their long-term health

Doctors who treated Skripals uncertain about their long-term healthThe doctors who treated a Russian former spy and his daughter after they were poisoned with a nerve agent in Britain say they don’t know what the pair’s long term health outlook is – and initially feared the incident could have been much worse. Sergei Skripal, a former colonel in Russia’s military intelligence who betrayed dozens of agents to Britain, and daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a public bench in the southern English city of Salisbury on March 4. Staff at Salisbury hospital, where they were treated, told the BBC that some started to wonder whether they too would fall victim to the nerve agent.



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Palestinian president in 'excellent' health but still in hospital

Palestinian president in 'excellent' health but still in hospitalPalestinian president Mahmud Abbas, hospitalised since May 20 with pneumonia, is in excellent health but no date has been set for his discharge, a hospital official said on Saturday. “His state of health is excellent but the doctors have not yet decided the date of his release,” said Saed Sarahna, the head of the Istishari Arab Hospital where Abbas is being treated. Pictures of Abbas walking around the wards and reading a newspaper were published on Monday, in an apparent attempt to calm rumours that his condition was worse than officially reported.



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STDs Reached a Record High in California Last Year, According to State Health Authorities

STDs Reached a Record High in California Last Year, According to State Health AuthoritiesHealth professionals blame budget shortfall and other factors for the spike



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