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January 20, 2018

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Venezuela's prescription for drug shortage: herbs

Venezuela's prescription for drug shortage: herbs
health

With an estimated five percent of needed medicines available, Venezuela on Friday launched a health plan that relies on herbs and natural remedies.The "100 percent Natural Health Plan" seeks the "rescue of historic and patrimonial health, knowledge of the o

Haiti's killer cholera epidemic could end this year: UN

Haiti's killer cholera epidemic could end this year: UN
health

Haiti's killer cholera epidemic could be over this year, the United Nation's children's fund said on Friday, as the number of cases declines following the world's most virulent outbreak in modern times.Roughly 100 suspected cases were recorded in January,

Hot air? Study finds bikram no healthier than other yoga

Hot air? Study finds bikram no healthier than other yoga
health

Practiced in rooms heated to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit), bikram yoga is no better for your health than other, cooler forms of the ancient discipline, scientists said on Friday.Proponents claim the hot, humid workout, which puts sweaty particip

Drug crime concern mounts on Paris metro

Drug crime concern mounts on Paris metro
crime, law and justice

Unions representing staff on the Paris metro staged strikes on Friday to denounce rising crime linked to crack and heroin use on the network.The CGT and SUD unions called for the walkout to protest the increasing presence of drug addicts at stations on the nor

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