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 Johnson & Johnson knew for DECADES that asbestos lurked in its baby powder, report claims 5h Johnson & Johnson knew for DECADES that asbestos lurked in its baby powder, report claims
Daily Mail
A Reuters investigation said the papers, dating from 1971 to the 2000s, show J&J knew that the powders sometimes tested positive for asbestos. The firm closed out down 10 percent on Friday.
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 Vapers inhale MUCH lower levels of toxins than smokers, study finds  7h Vapers inhale MUCH lower levels of toxins than smokers, study finds 
Daily Mail
Compared to nonsmokers, vapers had more biomarkers of toxic chemicals in their urine - but lower levels than smokers, said the study by Roswell Park Cancer Center.
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 The woman who volunteered to have her body embalmed, frozen and sliced 27,000 times 8h Updated The woman who volunteered to have her body embalmed, frozen and sliced 27,000 times
Daily Mail
Sue Potter, who died at 87 in 2015, donated her body to be sliced and digitized by the University of Colorado for teaching. But she also recorded herself for 15 years so students can better understand her.
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 How to know when holiday drinking is hurting your brain 10h Updated How to know when holiday drinking is hurting your brain
Daily Mail
Alcohol can be a quick and easy way to get into the spirit of celebration. There are those, however, who drink right past the buzz into intoxication and, often, into trouble. Professor Jamie Smolen explains.
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 GP crisis laid bare: Patient numbers are up nearly 50% since 2004 13h GP crisis laid bare: Patient numbers are up nearly 50% since 2004
Daily Mail
The average practice list size in England was 8,490 in December 2018. By contrast, the average number was 5,891 in 2004, the NHS figures showed.
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15h Don’t be shy: a dose of narcissism is good for you | Oliver Burkeman
The Guardian
The unhealthy narcissist’s secret fear is that if he’s not God, he’s nothing. The healthy narcissist knows the middle way In what undoubtedly qualifies as one of the sickest burns in modern politics, Denmark’s finance minister, Kristian Jensen,
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15h My brother’s in jail for sexually abusing my niece, yet my sons blame her – have I raised two monsters?
The Guardian
You must feel enormous shock, but don’t project this anger on to your sons, says Annalisa Barbieri
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Overweight patient denied NHS operation by York CCG16h Overweight patient denied NHS operation by York CCG
BBC
Roland Crooke took a loan to pay for private treatment after being told to lose weight for hip surgery
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 Gene editing could be used for people who want to lose weight 16h Gene editing could be used for people who want to lose weight
Daily Mail
Scientists from the University of California have found that making tweaks to the gene SIM1, which regulates hunger, they can help suppress the appetites of people who are trying to lose weight.
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 Scientist whose cancer was dismissed as jet lag during a holiday to Disney World is in remission 17h Updated Scientist whose cancer was dismissed as jet lag during a holiday to Disney World is in remission
Daily Mail
Claire Daly, 34, of Coventry, West Midlands, was just days into the three-week break with her husband Matt, 43, in September 2015 when she became fatigued and under the weather.
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 Transformation of divorcee whose uneven breasts were turned symmetrical 17h Updated Transformation of divorcee whose uneven breasts were turned symmetrical
Daily Mail
In the TV show Botched, which aired in the US last night, Hope, from Texas, needed her breasts reconstructing after five surgeries had left her chest getting progressively more misshapen.
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 Desperate mother fears for her daughter, 12, at risk of organ failure due to a phobia of EATING 17h Updated Desperate mother fears for her daughter, 12, at risk of organ failure due to a phobia of EATING
Daily Mail
Grace Daw, from Cheshire, has lived with a fear of choking since she was a baby. It can take her over an hour to eat a mouthful of food, her helpless mother, Janine Daw, 48, said.
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 Fears grow over the spread of Ebola as health vaccinations are given in neighbouring countries 18h Updated Fears grow over the spread of Ebola as health vaccinations are given in neighbouring countries
Daily Mail
More than 2,000 doses have been allocated to frontline workers in South Sudan. The country is 'at very high risk' of the outbreak along with Uganda and Rwanda, according to the WHO.
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18h My sister never visits our mum. Should I say something?
The Guardian
My sister lives the closest of all of us to our 85-year-old mother, but completely ignored her birthday. I don’t think she realises the hurt she is causing
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19h Internet therapy reduces symptoms of depression, study claims
The Independent
Depression is the most common mental health problem worldwide
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 Touching video reveals paralysed man, 24, laughing with his mother during their morning routine 19h Touching video reveals paralysed man, 24, laughing with his mother during their morning routine
Daily Mail
Zack Collie, from Newport Beach in California, lost all movement from the neck down after injuring his spine in a swimming accident at the age of 15. He now needs help with everyday activities.
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 Non-medicinal options advised to soothe teething babies 20h Updated Non-medicinal options advised to soothe teething babies
Daily Mail
The review by the UK-based Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency found teething gels containing lidocaine should only be used when non-medicinal options don't work.
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Teething gels to be taken off supermarket shelves21h Teething gels to be taken off supermarket shelves
BBC
Parents are advised to massage their child's gums or use a teething ring before trying the gels.
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 The mysterious rise of meat allergies: Tick bites are driving rates up 24h Updated The mysterious rise of meat allergies: Tick bites are driving rates up
Daily Mail
It is only in recent years that scientists have identified and acknowledged that tick bites are triggering an allergy to a sugar in the muscles of most animals (but not humans or apes
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 Woman in her 60s who fell asleep during home cupping therapy woke up with large blisters 13 Dec 7:52pm Woman in her 60s who fell asleep during home cupping therapy woke up with large blisters
Daily Mail
The tale of the unnamed woman, from California, was published in a report in the journal JAMA Dermatology. The therapy is used to relieve pain with heated cups creating suction.
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Did my children die because I married my cousin? 13 Dec 7:39pm Did my children die because I married my cousin?
BBC
Ruba and Saqib both carry a gene for I-cell disorder, which means their children have a one-in-four chance of dying in early childhood.
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Why did Rachel Johnston die after having all her teeth removed? 13 Dec 7:02pm Why did Rachel Johnston die after having all her teeth removed?
BBC
The families of three people with learning difficulties tell the BBC all their teeth were taken out.
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