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    World China Reports Jump in Deadly Virus Cases, Adding to Fears of Outbreak – NYT – Health

    BEIJING — The Chinese authorities said on Sunday that 17 more people had been infected with a mysterious new virus, raising questions about how it is being transmitted and adding to concerns about the spread of the illness ahead of China’s busiest travel season. The announcement, by … Read...
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    World $8 Billion Verdict in Drug Lawsuit Is Reduced to $6.8 Million – NYT – Health

    A Philadelphia judge on Friday slashed a $8 billion jury verdict in a lawsuit over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal, reducing the punitive damages to $6.8 million. The verdict, in October, was the first to award punitive damages against Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a Johnson &...
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    World Carlos Celdran, 46, Philippine Activist and Performance Artist, Dies – NYT

    Carlos Celdran, a Philippine cultural activist and performance artist who received national attention for his dramatic protest against the Roman Catholic Church’s stance on reproductive health, died on Tuesday in Spain, where he had been living in exile. He was 46. His wife, Tesa, announced...
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    World Mattel, Maker of Barbie, Debuts Gender-Neutral Dolls – NYT – Health

    Mattel, the company that conquered the doll world by dividing it into idealized Barbies and Kens, is introducing a new line of gender-neutral dolls for boys, girls and children in between. The new line, introduced on Wednesday and called Creatable World, is intended to reflect our culture …...
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    World Drinking Bleach Won’t Cure Cancer or Anything Else, F.D.A. Says – NYT

    The Food and Drug Administration was dragged into the online world of medical misinformation this week, telling consumers not to drink bleach solutions that are being marketed as cures for autism, cancer, H.I.V./AIDS and other medical conditions. It was the latest example of how health...
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    World A Cure for Ebola? Two New Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo – NYT – Health

    Two experimental treatments to treat Ebola infection work so well that they will now be offered to all patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists announced Monday. The antibody-based treatments are so powerful — “Now we can say that 90 percent can come out of treatment … Read...
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    World Man Dies of ‘Brain-Eating’ Amoeba After Swimming in Lake – NYT – Health

    A man in North Carolina died on Monday after he went swimming in a lake and was infected by Naegleria fowleri, a single-celled organism known as the “brain-eating amoeba.” The man, Eddie Gray, 59, fell ill after he visited the Fantasy Lake Water Park in Cumberland County … Read more via NYT...
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    World New Sex Drug for Women to Improve Low Libido Is Approved by the F.D.A. – NYT – Health

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to treat low sexual drive in women, the only one besides Addyi, which entered the market in 2015. The drug, to be called Vyleesi, will be sold by AMAG Pharmaceuticals and is intended to be used 45 … Read more via NYT – Health –...
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    World Boeing’s 737 Max: 1960s Design, 1990s Computing Power and Paper Manuals – NYT

    Pilots start some new Boeing planes by turning a knob and flipping two switches. The Boeing 737 Max, the newest passenger jet on the market, works differently. Pilots follow roughly the same seven steps used on the first 737 nearly 52 years ago: Shut off the cabin’s … Read more via NYT >...
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    World No Passport or Ticket: How a Woman Evaded Airport Security and Flew to London – NYT >...

    After Ms. Hartman joined the security line and was screened by the T.S.A., she tried to board a flight to Connecticut around 2 p.m., attempting to conceal herself behind a passenger who was waiting in line, Ms. Simonton said. As Ms. Hartman tried to dart past the passenger, … via NYT >...

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