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JUL 24, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Don't Get Too Excited About The 'HIV-Killing' Condom Yet

A groundbreaking new condom that uses an antiviral gel as added protection against HIV, herpes and HPV may soon hit the shelves in Australia. But some experts are wary of the effectiveness of VivaGel, the lube that makes the condom so potent against viral sexually transmitted infections. The VivaGel condom, made by pharmaceutical company Starpharma, is the only condom of ...

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JUL 24, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Dirty Bathrooms, No Privacy: The Horrifying Struggles Of Breastfeeding Moms Who Need To Pump At Work

Complaints filed with the Labor Department show that breastfeeding mothers can face serious hardships when they need to pump at work, including lost wages, lack of privacy and dirty bathrooms. (Photo: David Leahy via Getty Images) In February 2012, a fast-food worker returned to her job at a McDonald's restaurant in Grand Island, Nebraska, after three months of maternity leave. ...

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JUL 21, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Doctors can help human trafficking victims: reports

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Healthcare professionals can play a role in addressing human trafficking and sexual exploitation, according to two new reports. Doctors and researchers write in JAMA Pediatrics that it’s up to a collection of people and agencies to advance and strengthen U.S. efforts to prevent, identify and respond to commercial sexual exploitation and ...

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JUL 15, 2014 - Chicago Tribune

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Nickel in early iPad likely triggered allergy in boy: study

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nickel in a first-generation iPad likely triggered an allergic skin reaction in an 11-year-old boy, a case that highlights an increasingly common condition linked to the rapid adoption of consumer electronics, according to a study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday.

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JUL 14, 2014 - Huffington Post

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New Study Reveals Biggest Sleep Environment Risks For Babies

A new study analyzing the factors linked to sleep-related deaths suggests that bed-sharing is the greatest risk for babies ages 4 months and younger, while rolling into objects in the sleep area -- such as a blanket or pillow -- is the top risk factor for older babies. The findings, published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday, relied on data ...

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