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Activists disrupt key Canada-U.S. oil pipelines

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Climate-change activists on Tuesday disrupted the flow of millions of barrels of crude from Canada to the United States in rare, coordinated action that targeted several key pipelines simultaneously.
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New federal rules may make it easier for researchers to conduct behavioral experiments. Critics worry that academics cannot judge whether their studies are harmful.
Researchers from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, found that exercise benefits more than 85% of physical and functional capacity indicators in Alzheimer's, diabetes and cancer.
A study by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute examined the cause for why hematologic oncologists refer their patients to hospice at significantly lower rates.
The number of Americans without health insurance has fallen drastically since passage of the Affordable Care Act.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Western Cape premier Helen Zille declared the province a disaster area on Monday and urged residents to manage their water supplies more efficiently as the South African regio
Study shows so-called "light" cigarettes do not benefit health and may contribute to the increased risk of lung adenocarcinoma, a form of lung cancer.
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Two wrongs about hormone replacement at menopause do not make a right. Lack of use of the right hormones by the right women, like use of the wrong hormones by the wrong women- comes at a cost measure
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The Nursing and Midwifery Council, which regulates the profession in the UK, will discuss the evidence of lowering language entry requirements at a board meeting next week.
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Dr. Margaret Chan has given her last address as director-general of the World Health Organization at its annual gathering of member states in Geneva
Taiwan's health minister has accused China of playing politics with health after Taiwan was blocked from taking part in the annual meeting of the governing body of the World Health Organization
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Youngsters had a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening - the main cause of premature aging - say Californian researchers.
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