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Exclusive: Indonesia eyes decree on tobacco after bill runs into opposition 4:57am EDT

JAKARTA Indonesia's government has proposed issuing a decree to govern the domestic tobacco industry, a move that could sharply raise cigarette output in the world's fourth-most populous nation, after a bill outlining the changes was opposed by the health ministry and anti-smoking groups.

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HPV vaccination during pregnancy shows no ill effects

(Reuters Health) - New evidence from a Danish nationwide study suggests that Sanofi Pasteur's quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV), marketed as Gardasil, is not dangerous in the unusual case when it is inadvertently given during early pregnancy.

Mar 29 2017

Campus environment tied to sexual assault risk for LGBT people

(Reuters Health) - College students in the U.S. who say their campus is welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are less likely to be victims of sexual assaults at school, a new study suggests.

Mar 29 2017

Singapore confirms two new cases of Zika virus

SINGAPORE Singapore has confirmed two cases of locally transmitted infections of the Zika virus in a northeastern part of the city state, the National Environment Agency said on Wednesday, describing it as the first Zika cluster of 2017.

Mar 29 2017

Estrogen for osteoporosis tied to lower risk of gum infections

(Reuters Health) - - After menopause, women who take estrogen therapy may be less likely to develop severe oral health problems than peers who don’t take hormones or other treatments for age-related bone damage, a recent study suggests.

Mar 29 2017

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