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WHO advises eight weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas

WHO advises eight weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas

WHO advises eight weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas People returning from areas where the Zika virus is found should follow safe sex practices or abstain from sex for at least eight weeks rather than just four, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. The recommendation, …

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New U.S. food label rules to require added sugars to be detailed

New U.S. food label rules to require added sugars to be detailed

New U.S. food label rules to require added sugars to be detailed The United States plans a major overhaul of the way packaged foods are labeled, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday. Serving sizes will be adjusted to reflect how much people actually eat, and for the first …

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Canadian wildfire edges south, leaves thousands stranded

Canadian wildfire edges south, leaves thousands stranded The 88,000 residents who fled a wildfire that has ravaged the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray in Alberta will not be able to return home anytime soon, officials warned on Thursday, even as the inferno edged slowly south. The out-of-control blaze has …

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Apple employee died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

Apple employee died of self-inflicted gunshot wound The Apple Inc (AAPL.O) employee found dead at the company’s California headquarters committed suicide, dying of a self-inflicted gunshot to the head, police said on Thursday. The victim, who was found on Wednesday deceased in a conference room at Apple’s campus in Silicon …

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Zika causes severe birth defects

Zika causes severe birth defects After several weeks of study and debate, U.S. health officials concluded that infection with the Zika virus during pregnancy causes the birth defect microcephaly, a finding that experts hope will refocus attention on efforts to stop infections and prompt U.S. lawmakers to fund emergency prevention …

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Zika mystery deepens with evidence of nerve cell infections

Zika mystery deepens with evidence of nerve cell infections Top Zika investigators now believe that the birth defect microcephaly and the paralyzing Guillain-Barre syndrome may be just the most obvious maladies caused by the mosquito-borne virus. Fueling that suspicion are recent discoveries of serious brain and spinal cord infections – …

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3rd Annual Networking in the Hub Event September 21, 2013 @ African American Museum

  3rd Annual Networking in the Hub Event September 21, 2013 @ African American Museum When: Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)Where: African American Museum 110 N Franklin St Hempstead, NY 11550 Register for this event now at: EventBrite

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