On Thursday, Pope Francis told a special Vatican audience that there is no justification for the destruction or the use of embryos for scientific purposes. The pope said that embryos should not be used in research even if the research would be able to help people suffering from incurable diseases. Around 1,700 people from 16 […]

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Medical experts are warning that Lyme disease cases in 2017 may be on the way up in the coming weeks and months, due to a huge rise in deer tick populations. Summer is usually the time when Lyme disease is most common, and a report from Time suggests that Lyme disease may become a bigger […]

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Faulty lead testing means that thousands of children may need to be re-tested for lead poisoning, after a report found that standard tests may be inaccurate. On Wednesday, the FDA warned that some blood tests used to check for lead poisoning in both women and children since 2014 may have incorrectly indicated that children were […]

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A teenage high school student in South Carolina died after ingesting too much caffeine over a short period of time, leading to a caffeine overdose. Us News reports that the 16-year-old’s heart was healthy prior to drinking several caffeinated beverages, which led to heart related problems and death. How much caffeine is too much for […]

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Reports indicate the hepatitis C virus has expanded rapidly over the last few years, and experts say it could very well be a result of the startling opioid epidemic. Over 2,400 hep C infections were reported in 2015 alone, but researchers state the actual number of those infected with the virus could be as high […]

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A cholera outbreak has been reported to have spread in Yemen. According to RT, the country has had over 1,000 infected civilians and 115 are already dead. The Yemeni Health Ministry has already coordinated with humanitarian organizations to ask for aid as they said this was an “unprecedented disaster.” “We now are facing a serious […]

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