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  1. Pornhub's Christmas Ad Reminds Us That Porn Is The Gift That Keeps On GivingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    The ad presents porn as an antidote for holiday loneliness . While watching porn might not be a universal cure-all, winter-related mood changes do exist.

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  2. Researcher: Breast Cancer Deaths Decline in Many CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    A new study says the rates of breast cancer mortality are dropping across much of the world, but not everywhere. Using data from the World Health Organization, researchers at the International Prevention Research Institute in Lyon, France, calculated mortality rates in 47 countries between 1987 and 2013.

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  3. For DuPont and Chemours, Millions Ride on the Word - Among' 3 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bloomberg

    For DuPont Co. and its Chemours Co. spinoff, hundreds of millions of dollars hinge on the interpretation of the word "among."

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  4. Satellites, Airport Visibility Readings Shed Light On Troops' Exposure To Air PollutionRead the original story

    Friday | ECNmag

    Using data from NASA satellites and airport visibility sensors, Veterans Affairs researchers and colleagues are extending an approach used to study air pollution in the U.S. They are developing methods to estimate exposures-from dust and sand storms and other sources-for U.S. troops who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. The work to date is reported in three related studies, two now online in the Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association and one pending publication.

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  5. Public health will be smokefree advocate Sir David Hay's legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Press On-Line

    Sir David Hay, cardiologist and ardent anti-smoking advocate, died on December 3, 2016. He is pictured here in 2005.

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  6. Seven UMass Amherst researchers honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Recorder

    Once again, seven University of Massachusetts faculty members are among "the world's leading scientific minds," whose publications are among the most influential in their fields, according to a survey by leading multinational media and information firm Thomson Reuters.

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  7. Ancient remains yield oldest smallpox DNA knownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Globe and Mail

    Like a time capsule with a secret message, the partially mummified remains of a child who lived in 17th-century Lithuania is shedding a surprising new light on one of humanity's most devastating killers. In a report Thursday in the journal Current Biology, a team led by researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton says it has recovered by far the oldest complete DNA sequence of the smallpox virus, variola.

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  8. Is Shrinking Optimism Tied to Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | Psychology Today

    Researchers at Harvard University reported yesterday that people who are optimistic-as marked by a positive outlook and belief that good things will happen in the future-tend to live longer than their less-optimistic counterparts. The new study appeared online December 7, 2016 in the American Journal of Epidemiology .

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  9. Satellites, Airport Visibility Readings Shed Light on Troops' Exposure to Dust Storms, PollutionRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 8 | Newswise

    Using data from NASA satellites and airport visibility sensors, VA researchers and colleagues are extending an approach used to study air pollution in the U.S. They are developing methods to estimate exposures-from dust and sand storms and other sources-for U.S. troops who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. The work to date is reported in three related studies, two now online in the Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association and one pending publication.

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  10. Nation-Now 59 mins ago 2:56 p.m.Depression in pregnancy needs to be treatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | WHAS11

    Pregnant women face a number of choices. Most are pretty noncontroversial: Don't smoke or use drugs; avoid raw fish and eggs; get lots of rest.

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  11. U.S. Life Expectancy Falls for 1st Time in DecadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | WebMD

    Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

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  12. U.S. Life Expectancy Falls As More People Die From IllnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | Switched

    Rising mortality from a variety of illnesses caused life expectancy for Americans to drop in 2015 for the first in more than two decades, according to a National Center For Health Statistics study released Thursday. The drop of 0.1 percent was small - life expectancy at birth was 78.8 years in 2015, compared with 78.9 years in 2014.

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  13. United States life expectancy sees dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | The China Post

    Life expectancy in the United States dropped last year for the first time since the peak of the HIV/AIDS crisis more than 20 years ago, as deaths rose from nearly every major cause, federal data showed Thursday. The total U.S. population's life expectancy in 2015 was 78.8 years, a decrease of 0.1 year from 2014, said the report by the National Center for Health Statistics.

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  14. Life expectancy in the US has dropped for first time since the AIDS crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Life expectancy in the United States dropped last year for the first time since the peak of the HIV/AIDS crisis more than 20 years ago, as deaths rose from nearly every major cause, federal data showed Thursday. The total US population's life expectancy in 2015 was 78.8 years, a decrease of 0.1 year from 2014, said the report by the National Center for Health Statistics.

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  15. Death rate grows, life expectancy shrinks for AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The U.S. death rate is on the rise for the first time in more than 15 years, with life expectancy for a baby born in 2015 dropping slightly, the government reported Thursday. In a trend that's worrying experts, the nation's death rate - or the number of deaths for every 100,000 U.S. residents - rose 1.2 percent from 2014 to last year, the first noteworthy uptick since 1999.

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  16. Depression in pregnancy: Why doing nothing about it may be a bad ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | The Raw Story

    Pregnant women face a number of choices. Most are pretty noncontroversial: Don't smoke or use drugs; avoid raw fish and eggs; get lots of rest.

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  17. Former Cleveland Heights resident helps CDC fight Zika virus in American SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | The Plain Dealer

    ... The Plain Dealer by phone about the virus, her job at the CDC and her Cleveland ties. Here's what she said. Why epidemiology appealed to her: The field requires the use of math and statistics, which Link-Gelles, 32, enjoys. Her statistics teacher at ...

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  18. US life expectancy makes unusual dropRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 8 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Data from the National Center for Health Statistics showed a drop for men from 76.5 years in 2014 to 76.3 in 2015, and from 81.3 to 81.2 for women. It has improved slightly in most of the years since World War Two, rising from a little more than 68 years in 1950.

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  19. US life expectancy drops amidst Aids crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | Daily Monitor

    The total US population's life expectancy in 2015 was 78.8 years, a decrease of 0.1 year from 2014, said the report by the National Center for Health Statistics Miami. Life expectancy in the United States dropped last year for the first time since the peak of the HIV/Aids crisis more than 20 years ago, as deaths rose from nearly every major cause, federal data showed Thursday.

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  20. Life expectancy in U.S. drops for first time since AIDS crisis peakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Life expectancy in the United States dropped last year for the first time since the peak of the HIV / AIDS crisis more than 20 years ago, as deaths rose from nearly every major cause, federal data showed Thursday, December 8, according to AFP. The total U.S. population's life expectancy in 2015 was 78.8 years, a decrease of 0.1 year from 2014, said the report by the National Center for Health Statistics.

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