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Could a Male Birth Control Shot Be on the Horizon?

Origin:On October 27, 2016, the results of a large-scale, global study on the safety and efficacy of an injectable, hormone-based form of birth control for men was released ahead of publication in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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Why you need a flu shot now

The city Health Department is reminding New Yorkers to get their flu shots now, before the flu season gets underway in earnest. For questions about the Cloverdale clinics, call the Cloverdale Public Health Unit at 604-575-5100. Everyone is encouraged to get their flu shot, especially those most vulnerable to complications from Influenza: adults and children with chronic conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, heart, lung or kidney disease; people who live in nursing homes; anyone over the age ...

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National Retail Federation: 171 million to celebrate Halloween

He says this is a good time to get stocked up for next year or other events you might need a costume for. Make sure that if your child is carrying a prop; ensure that it is not real. When planning a trick-or-treat route, parents may visit the Texas Public Sex Offender Registry - which includes a mapping function - to check for offenders who may be living in their neighborhood at https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/SexOffender/PublicSite/Index.aspx .

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A Bra That Could Get People Talking About Breast Cancer

The sponsored exercise bike event took place at the Clayton Green Asda store to celebrate 20 years of the chain's charity Tickled Pink, which supports Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now. "By teaming with Sorento, it will be our endeavor at Global Hospitals to save lives by creating awareness and more importantly helping those suffering from metastatic breast cancer access affordable testing and treatment".

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Mosquito responsible for carrying Zika virus found in Canada

The virus, which was first identified in Uganda in 1947, is spreading across the world and has now reached 72 countries and territories, according to the United Nations. The Zika virus, which emerged previous year in South America, is particularly unsafe to pregnant women because it can cause severe birth defects. Aedes aegypti - known as the yellow fever mosquito - is responsible for most of the human cases of Zika discovered in the Caribbean, South America and Florida.

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Myanmar confirms first case of Zika virus infection

Over the past year, Zika has been prevalent in at least 50 nations. Based on the advice of the Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization ( WHO ), the WHO Director-General declared the clusters of microcephaly cases and the other neurological disorders in endemic areas as constituting a public health emergency of worldwide concern on 1 February 2016.