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World Health Organization: Eating Processed Meats Can Lead To CancerIt's official: Ham, sausage and other processed meats can lead to colon, stomach and other cancers - and red meat is probably cancer-causing, too.
Study: Unemployment Linked To 45,000 Global Suicides Each YearOne-in-five suicides, or about 45,000 each year between 2000-2011, have been linked to unemployment.
North Korea Blames U.S. For Ebola OutbreakA North Korean official claims the United States is waging biological warfare with the deadly outbreak in West Africa.
CBS News: US Soldiers Returning From Liberia Being Placed In Isolation In Italy Over Ebola ConcernsU.S. soldiers returning from Liberia are being placed in isolation in Vicenza, Italy out of concern for the Ebola virus, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports.
WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be SeenA World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
Banking Report: Cost Of Ebola Could Top $32 BillionThe economic impact of the Ebola epidemic could reach $32.6 billion by the end of next year if the disease ravaging Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone spreads to neighboring countries in West Africa, the World Bank Group said Wednesday.
U.S. Health Officials: West Africa Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 1.4 Million PeopleThey laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa: warning that the number of infected people could explode to at least 1.4 million by mid-January; or peak well below that, if efforts to control the outbreak are ramped up.
FDA Warns Doctors Of Fake, Contaminated Medicines In USU.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Study: Depression Second Leading Cause Of Disability In The WorldA new study coordinated by the World Health Organization indicates that depression is now the second leading cause of disability in the world.
Study: 1 In 10 Men In Asia Admit To Having RapedAbout 1 in 10 men in some parts of Asia admitted raping a woman who was not their partner, according to the first large studies of rape and sexual violence. When their wife or girlfriend was included, that figure rose to about a quarter.
Study: New Bird Flu Capable Of Spreading Between HumansThe H7N9 strain of bird flu can spread among ferrets, and under certain conditions, could begin to do the same among humans.
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