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U.S. senators seek ban on pesticide chlorpyrifos Jul 25 2017

NEW YORK A group of Democratic senators hopes to ban a pesticide the U.S. government has greenlighted for use, according to a bill unveiled on Tuesday in a challenge to Republican President Donald Trump's push to loosen environmental regulations.

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Cancer patients in chemo ward may influence each other's survival

(Reuters Health) - Who a cancer patient spends time with in the chemotherapy ward may have a small but significant effect on their likelihood of surviving the disease, suggests a small study in the UK.

Jul 25 2017

Stroke survivors without complications still face ongoing risks

(Reuters Health) - Even stroke survivors who don’t experience any immediate complications are still more likely to die or have a heart attack than people who never had a stroke, a recent Canadian study suggests.

Jul 25 2017

Myanmar reports outbreak of H5N1 bird flu on poultry farm: OIE

PARIS Myanmar has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu on a farm in the southern Tanintharyi Region, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday, citing a report from Myanmar's livestock ministry.

Myanmar Jul 25 2017

Yemen cholera epidemic slowing after infecting 400,000

GENEVA Yemen's cholera outbreak is set to hit 400,000 cases on Tuesday but there are signs the three-month-old epidemic is slowing, according to World Health Organization data analyzed by Reuters.

World, Yemen Jul 25 2017

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