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NOV 17, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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EU Commission adopts emergency measures to contain bird flu in UK, Netherlands

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Monday adopted emergency measures to contain an outbreak of bird flu in the Netherlands and Britain, including a prohibition on selling poultry products from the affected areas and a cull of affected animals. "The measures aim at quickly bringing the disease under control and at preventing the spread of the highly pathogenic avian ...

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NOV 17, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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'Contagious' bird flu outbreaks on Dutch, British farms

Dutch officials were on Monday checking poultry farms for a highly infectious strain of bird flu following outbreaks of similar strains of the virus in Britain and Germany. Public health authorities on Sunday banned the transport of poultry throughout the Netherlands after the discovery in the village of Hekendorp of a "highly pathogenic" form of avian influenza that is very ...

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NOV 26, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Exclusive: First gene therapy drug sets million-euro price record

By Ludwig Burger and Ben Hirschler FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - The Western world's first gene therapy drug is set to go on sale in Germany with a 1.1 million euro ($1.4 million) price tag, a new record for a medicine to treat a rare disease. The sky-high cost of Glybera, from Dutch biotech firm UniQure and its unlisted Italian marketing partner ...

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NOV 24, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Worldwide ADHD Rates Are Higher Than Ever, And It Might Be America's Fault

Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have surged globally, rising as much as tenfold in some countries. The disorder has become a cultural and economic phenomenon -- but it may not be a medical one, according to one scientist who studies the sociology of health and illness. "Exporting American-based diagnoses like ADHD is really exporting American behavioral norms under ...

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3 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Here's What The Obamas Are Eating For Thanksgiving Dinner

This year, President Barack Obama and his family are spending Thanksgiving at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, where they'll dine on turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes -- and six kinds of pie. Here's this year's menu, as provided by the White House press office: Dinner: Thyme Roasted Turkey Honey-Baked Ham Cornbread Stuffing Oyster Stuffing Braised Winter Greens Macaroni and Cheese Sweet Potato Gratin ...

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4 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Most chickens sold in UK stores have traces of food bug - watchdog

LONDON (Reuters) - Almost three-quarters of fresh chickens sold by British retailers were found to have traces of a potentially fatal food-poisoning bug, a food watchdog warned on Thursday and said major grocers were not doing enough to tackle the problem. Tackling the campylobacter bug, the most common form of food poisoning in Britain, affecting an estimated 280,000 people a ...

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NOV 26, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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West African artists urge French-speaking nations to act on Ebola

By Misha Hussain DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - West African artists have urged heads of state holding a French-speaking nations' summit in Dakar this weekend to take action to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the region. The rare tropical disease has infected more than 15,000 people in West Africa since it was first recorded in Guinea ...

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NOV 26, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Ebola discoverer Piot sees long, bumpy road to ending epidemic

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - West Africa's Ebola epidemic could worsen further before abating but new infections should start to decline in all affected countries by the end of this year, a leading specialist on the disease said on Wednesday. Peter Piot, one of the scientists who first identified the Ebola virus almost 40 years ago, said the outbreak ...

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14 HOURS AGO - New York Times

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National Briefing | Health: U.S. Smoking Rate Dips Again

The smoking rate in the United States declined to 17.8 percent in 2013, down slightly from 18.1 percent the previous year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

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18 HOURS AGO - WebMD

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U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC

But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more

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