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Ruhi Soni

Safe-sexting advice could help keep teens safe online

Jan 15 2020

Advocating abstinence to teens hasn't proven very effective with regard to sex, and the same is likely to be true for sexting, researchers say. So it may be time to at least arm teens with information about how to protect themselves.

Doctors and nurses in the UK not honored as often as other professions

Dec 24 2019

(Reuters Health) - People in the healthcare industry are less likely than those in sports and the arts to be awarded British honors like knighthoods and damehoods, a study suggests.

Clinic waiting room in Harlem becomes experiment in humanizing medicine

Dec 17 2019

(Reuters Health) - Brightly-colored artwork by patients adorns the walls of the waiting room at a small community healthcare center in New York City, the result of a project by two young doctors on a mission to humanize medicine.

Alnylam gene-silencing therapy to treat kidney disorder succeeds in late-stage study

Dec 17 2019

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc's gene-silencing therapy for a rare kidney disorder met the main goal of a late-stage study on Tuesday, bringing the company a step closer to marketing the first approved treatment for the condition.

Tear gas used for crowd control in Hong Kong poses health, environmental risks

Dec 02 2019

The use of tear gas to control crowds of protesters in the Chinese-ruled city of Hong Kong could have dangerous effects on health and the environment, a group of academics warns.

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