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Pakistan says Facebook to help in fight against polio

Pakistan says Facebook will help the country in its fight against polio after authorities blamed anti-vaccine content posted last year on the social network site for a leap in the number of cases. Pakistan is one of only three countries where polio has not been eradicated, but a years-long effort began to show fruit with

Puppies: They’re cute, cuddly and making people ill, CDC says

(HealthDay)—Puppies in pet stores appear to have transmitted a dangerous, antibiotic-resistant germ that’s sickened 30 people across 13 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Tuesday. The infection in question is a multidrug-resistant form of Campylobacter jejuni, the agency said in a statement. So far, of 24 patients interviewed by the

Woman battling anorexia says girls' trip saved her life

(L-R) Chloe Frome’s recovery at 4 weeks, and how she looked before. (SWNS) A 20-year-old British woman who battled anorexia for two years and dropped down to just 84 pounds credits a girls' trip for saving her life. Chloe Frame told South West News Service, a British news agency, that her anorexia began two years ago

Teenager with TWO vaginas says it took doctors eight years to spot

Teenager with TWO vaginas, wombs and cervixes says it took doctors eight years to spot her unusual anatomy after they repeatedly dismissed her excruciating period pains Molly-Rose Taylor, 19, from Gillingham, was diagnosed with uterus didelphys  For years medics failed to spot the 2cm-thick wall of tissue dividing her vagina  Two periods caused the nanny excruciating period

Dame Sally Davies says Prime Minister Boris Johnson is WRONG

Should eating on public transport be banned? Commuters with medical conditions blast plan to criminalize snacks – but others say they would welcome an end to ‘disgusting’ habit Dame Sally is nicknamed ‘nanny-in-chief’ for her bold public health interventions She said Mr Johnson was wrong for saying exercise is more important than diet  She stepped