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Cleaning products with antibiotics do not get you “cleaner” than soap and water but they do encourage antibiotic resistance and “superbugs” and disrupt endocrine systems in humans and animals.

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“Our church does not allow us to go to hospitals for medication and child birth as for that I did not do anything wrong here your worship,” said Nyamukondiwa Lazaro a member of the Johanne Marange Apostolic sect  when he appeared before a magistrate facing murder charges....

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Pregnant to term and home alone, 18 year old Sofia Nyangani sneaked out into a nearby bush outside their Odzi home to self-deliver....

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Remember the old days of diagnosing yourself online? From frantically googling your aches and pains to clicking around on WebMD’s interactive Symptom Checker, early digital health resources often left us high and dry, with incomplete - or worse, inaccurate - information.

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The chances of the woman returning for contraceptive advice after giving birth are uncertain thus resulting in high unmet need of contraception....

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A reporter explores what Obamacare has meant for the health of DACA recipients and their undocumented family members. For many such families, reform has result in a patchwork quilt of eligibility.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hold hearings about stem cell research this month, on Sept. 12-13. In coming months the agency will review ongoing experimental surgeries that the National Institutes of Health has been monitoring.

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The cost of chemotherapy constitutes over half of cancer treatment-related costs in the U.S. According to a recent report by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, the overall cost of cancer care has catapulted since 2011.

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People living with HIV and the civil society thronged the streets of Mutare as they marched in a bid to present their petition to the Manicaland Provincial Minister Mandi Chimene to see into the Mutare municipality clinic’s consultation fees that were increased ....

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As the legalization of weed appears imminent in California, former Los Angeles Times reporter Sam Quinones says the crucial question we should be asking is, "What kind of marijuana should we legalize?"

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