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Monday, July 16, 2018

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    Parents warned over ‘toxic’ slime - news of today

    Parents warned over ‘toxic’ slime

    • BBC
    • Jul 16, 2018 - 07:33 PM
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    Consumer group Which? is concerned the popular children’s products are not being properly vetted.

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    Editing human embryos ‘morally permissible’ - news of today

    Editing human embryos ‘morally permissible’

    • BBC
    • Jul 16, 2018 - 07:33 PM
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    An independent inquiry gives go-ahead to genetically altering human embryos, but advises caution.

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    Global Health: Now in Sight: Success Against an… - news of today

    Global Health: Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds

    • NY TIMES
    • Jul 16, 2018 - 11:33 AM
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    Following a 20-year campaign, trachoma has been eliminated as a public health menace in at least seven poor countries.

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    mind: Psychology Itself Is Under Scrutiny - news of today

    mind: Psychology Itself Is Under Scrutiny

    • NY TIMES
    • Jul 16, 2018 - 10:09 AM
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    Many famous studies of human behavior cannot be reproduced. Even so, they revealed aspects of our inner lives that feel true.

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    What to ask when your child wants to use social media - news of today

    What to ask when your child wants to use social media

    • CNN
    • Jul 16, 2018 - 06:00 AM
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    After months of asking, you took the plunge, and now your kid has a phone. Inevitably, soon after the smartphone comes social media (insert parental scream). For most parents, social media feels scary when they think about their kids using it. Why is it such a potential pit of despair for parents?

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    Personal Health: When to Get Your Bone Density Tested - news of today

    Personal Health: When to Get Your Bone Density Tested

    • NY TIMES
    • Jul 16, 2018 - 05:00 AM
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    Updated guidelines can help women decide when to have bone density screening but may discourage men.

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    Hot summer leading to ‘toxic’ algae - news of today

    Hot summer leading to ‘toxic’ algae

    • BBC
    • Jul 15, 2018 - 07:00 PM
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    Blooms have flourished during the warm spell but they pose a health risk to humans and animals.

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    Heatwave causes spike in insect bite calls to NHS - news of today

    Heatwave causes spike in insect bite calls to NHS

    • BBC
    • Jul 14, 2018 - 08:59 PM
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    Horsefly bites are painful and can lead to a skin infection that may require antibiotics, say doctors.

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    Mysterious burns on teen’s face caused by brush… - news of today

    Mysterious burns on teen’s face caused by brush with toxic plant

    • CNN
    • Jul 14, 2018 - 08:00 AM
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    Alex Childress went to his parents for help with what he thought was a severe sunburn after working outside at his summer landscaping job.

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    Breast-Feeding or Formula? For Americans,… - news of today

    Breast-Feeding or Formula? For Americans, It’s Complicated

    • NY TIMES
    • Jul 14, 2018 - 05:00 AM
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    A brief history of the debate in the U.S., from the rise of formula to the Trump administration opposing an international resolution encouraging breast-feeding.

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    Crab meat from Venezuela may be contaminated, FDA says - news of today

    Crab meat from Venezuela may be contaminated, FDA says

    • CNN
    • Jul 13, 2018 - 11:00 PM
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    The FDA is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria.

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    FDA approves first drug to treat smallpox - news of today

    FDA approves first drug to treat smallpox

    • CNN
    • Jul 13, 2018 - 11:00 PM
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    The US Food and Drug Administration announced Friday its approval of the first drug to treat smallpox.

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