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Uganda to deploy Ebola vaccine if virus spreads from Congo

DAKAR (Reuters) - Uganda will vaccinate against Ebola should it spread from Democratic Republic of Congo, which has been hit twice this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. Learn More


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One in three gun-owning U.S. veterans don't store weapons safely

(Reuters Health) - A substantial percentage of U.S. military vets store guns loaded and ready to use, according to an American study that could have implications for suicide prevention. More »


More evidence exercise may be good for your mood

(Reuters Health) - People who exercise may experience symptoms of mental health disorders less often, a U.S. study suggests. More »


Bon appetit! French find traces of bugs in their food and drink

PARIS (Reuters) - From insect residues in fizzy drinks to beef gelatin in yoghurt, consumer group Foodwatch said it had found undisclosed animal-based ingredients in a dozen food and drink products sold in France. More »


Cargill recalls about 132,000 lbs of beef products over possible contamination

(Reuters) - Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling about 132,000 pounds of ground beef products that may have been contaminated with E.Coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Wednesday. More »


Excess pounds can lead to a leaky bladder

(Reuters Health) - Young and middle-aged women who are overweight or obese may be more likely to develop a leaky bladder, researchers say. More »


Diabetes drugs less affordable, less available in lower income countries

(Reuters Health) - People who live in low-income and middle-income countries may have a harder time finding and affording essential medicines for diabetes than residents of wealthier nations, a recent study suggests. More »


EU approves fifth copy of AbbVie's $18 billion drug Humira

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe has approved a fifth copy of AbbVie's $18-billion-a-year biologic drug Humira – the world's best-selling prescription medicine – ramping up competition among makers of less-expensive biotech drugs. More »


Technogym targets content fix for fitness fans to sustain growth

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Technogym is looking to offer fitness fanatics more content via exercise equipment screens or their personal devices, its founder and chief executive said on Thursday. More »


Tanzania suspends U.S.-funded family planning ads on radio, television

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania has suspended broadcasting of family planning advertisements by a U.S.-funded project, a health ministry letter showed, a fortnight after President John Magufuli said family planning was for those "too lazy to take care of their children". More »


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