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Hundreds missing, 24 dead as dry winds fan California wildfires

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters struggled for a fourth day on Thursday to halt the spread of wildfires that have killed at least 24 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the pandemonium of mass evacuations in the heart of the state's wine country.
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LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline has won U.S. approval for a new and improved shingles vaccine, the second of three key products for which the British drugmaker expects approval this year.
Chiropractic is a widely practised treatment available on the NHS in certain parts of the country despite involving an action banned on the rugby field, writes DOMINIC LAWSON.
Nutritionist ANGELA DOWDEN reveals what's really in your favourite food, including the chicken noodles that are 70 per cent water but no chicken.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis on Monday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted breakthrough therapy status to the combination of Tafinlar and Mekinist to treat patients with BRAF V600-po
Doctors in Italy recently treated a patient with a condition that caused her to sweat blood from her face and from the palms of her hands. There are
The American Academy of Pediatrics has a new policy on how to minimize passing germs around the doctor’s office.
'We wanted to investigate whether where someone looks affects the way they run,' a researcher said
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has canceled plans for three of its scientists to speak on climate change at a conference in Rhode Island on Monday, an official said on S
Some of the busiest hospitals in the UK admitted they do not employ a single ‘overseas visitor manager’.
This week Nadya Fairweather reveals how using a resistance band can help to tone your chest area. Nutritionist Shona Wilkinson also gives her diet advice for firming skin and muscles.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding but leaving the capital, Tokyo, largely unscathed, although at least two people
The surgeon is able to communicate with colleagues in the US and India during the operation.
Providers of NHS treatment are now required to charge patients who aren't eligible for free care.
Health officials say many illnesses get better on their own and patients don't need prescriptions.
LONDON (Reuters) - London introduced a charge on the oldest and most polluting vehicles on Monday to try to improve air quality in the British capital, the city's mayor, Sadiq Khan, said.
Health groups joined forces on Sunday with the Conservative opposition to accuse the Liberal government of trying to raise tax revenue on the backs o
(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline's gene therapy for the so-called "bubble boy" disease was approved by Britain's healthcare cost watchdog NICE, despite a price tag of almost 600,000 euros ($700,000).
The BBC's Sophie Sulehria shares her personal experience of struggling to have a baby through IVF.
Other factors affecting the risk of postpartum depression (PPD) included giving birth after a longer pregnancy, having an epidural during delivery, and body mass index (BMI).
Project 529 is a bike registry and recovery program by the Vancouver Police Department which has helped reduce bike theft by 30 per cent

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