June 29, 2011 The drug misoprostol can prevent bleeding after birth and save women's lives. And a test in Mozambique shows it can be used safely by traditional birth attendants who deliver babies in homes.
A street scene in New York City on Tuesday (May 31, 2011).
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June 1, 2011 Though researchers have not found a clear link between cellphones and cancer, a new study has again raised the issue. And some researchers advise going hands-free to limit the amount of time a phone is near your ear. Will you follow that advice?
December 14, 2010 Malaria cases have been cut by almost 50 percent in 11 African countries, according to a World Health Organization report documenting eradication efforts since 2008. The report also says the disease was eradicated in Morocco and Turkmenistan.
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