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Florida Man Diagnosed With Pork Tapeworm Inside Left Eye

A Florida man recently had a brain-eating parasitic pork tapeworm removed from his eyeball that threatened to turn him blind. Sam Cordero initially thought...

In World First, Children Given New Ears Grown From Their Own...

In a historical world first, Chinese scientists have successfully given new lab-grown ears to 5 different children. Not only that, but they were grown...

Let’s Talk about culturally sensitive treatments for depression

By Mojola Omole, Surgical Oncologist and Munk Global Journalism Fellow, University of Toronto. Each week Dr. Yusra Ahmad, a psychiatrist and clinical lecturer at...

AMERICA – Major breakthrough towards universal cancer blood test

Scientists have made significant progress towards a universal blood test for cancer. This would radically change diagnosis, treatment and crucially survival rates for sufferers....

Humans are producing 9 pyramid of Giza’s worth of electronic waste...

When the new iPhone comes out, thousands of people rush out to buy it and discard their old phones. Electronics are a big part...

Drinking Coffee Is Good For Your Liver, Research Says

Coffee might be saving your liver from cancer and other damage, so drink up. A report from Coffee and Health, a not-for-profit organization dedicated...

Muslim Women More Likely to Skip Mammograms

Breast cancer screening with mammography is a controversial issue, but it can uncover a tumor at an early stage when it's easiest to treat....

The hidden stories of medical experimentation on Caribbean slave plantations

'The Plantation,' oil on wood, ca. 1825. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, CC BY In the natural course of events, humans fall sick and...

Muslim woman writes Halal guide to ‘mind-blowing’ sex

Umm Muladhat, an alias, says her taboo-busting book’s message is for women to enjoy and initiate physical contact By Times of Israel staff Illustrative...

Here’s how you can actually help stop climate change

It takes more than turning off the lights, but it's all doable. Line drying clothes to reduce carbon emissions is a start—not a finish....

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