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Study finds how polluting nanoparticles get into blood and damage hearts 8:11am EDT

LONDON Inhaled nanoparticles like those pumped out in vehicle exhausts can work their way through the lungs and into the bloodstream where they can raise the risk of heart attack and stroke, scientists said on Wednesday.

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WHO says Liberia taking precautions after mystery deaths

GENEVA Liberian health authorities are taking rapid precautionary steps after eight people died of a mystery illness, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, 10 months after the end of a catastrophic two-year Ebola virus outbreak.

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Most U.S. patients would disclose sexual orientation to docs

(Reuters Health) - While most doctors think patients prefer not to disclose their sexual orientation, a new survey found people are willing to provide the information when asked.

Apr 25 2017

Government costs could rise $2.3 billion without Obamacare payments: study

WASHINGTON The U.S. government's costs could increase by $2.3 billion in 2018 if Congress and President Donald Trump decide not to fund Obamacare-related payments to health insurers, according to a study released Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Politics, Election 2016, Apr 25 2017

Gender viewpoints similar in trans preschoolers and other kids

(Reuters Health) - Transgender preschoolers are no less confident than their peers about their gender, a new study found.

Apr 25 2017

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