Second Ebola vaccine to be used in DR Congo next month

Doctors will use a second Ebola vaccine from November in three eastern provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo to fight the deadly virus, medical officials said Sunday. “It’s time to use the new Ad26-ZEBOV-GP vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson’s Belgian subsidiary,” said Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe, who leads the national anti-Ebola operation in the DRC. It will arrive in […]

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Diabetes advances poised to help manage blood sugar after meals

Mealtimes can become a difficult experience for individuals with diabetes. After a meal, blood sugar levels may soar as the food digests or unexpectedly plummet if an insulin dose was more than the meal required. The Endocrine Society convened a panel of diabetes experts to examine how advances in medications, lifestyle changes and technologies can help manage the challenges associated […]

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Demi Moore Changed Herself to Try to Please Ashton Kutcher—Here's Why So Many Women Do That

Demi Moore’s new memoir, Inside Out, is filled with personal, sometimes painful details of the star's life and relationships behind the scenes. Moore opened up about her rough childhood, choppy ascent to fame, self-destructive substance abuse, and dysfunctional marriages—including her marriage to Ashton Kutcher. Moore was married to Kutcher for six years before they went their separate ways. In her book, the 56-year-old actress […]

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Yes, You Need to Let Your Kid Fail

1. By protecting your child from failure, you’re instilling in them a sense of helplessness. 2. You may be setting them up for anxiety and depression later in life. 3. And you may be creating in them a false sense of entitlement, too. 4. Conversely, by allowing your child to fail, you’re teaching them that failure isn’t something to be […]

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Can herbicides cause breast cancer? Scientists discover a piece to the puzzle.

Scientists know that the solution to preventing breast cancer won’t come easily, but a collaborative team of scientists at Purdue University and the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)/Institut de Cancérologie de L’Ouest (ICO) in Nantes, France, say they’ve recently discovered one of the missing pieces of the puzzle when it comes to cancer prevention. […]

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