E-cigarette ban for minors proposed in US
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed rules on Thursday that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18, but would not restrict flavoured products, online sales or advertising, which public health advocates say attract children.
5 Sketchy Things We Still Don't Know About E-CigarettesTIME
E-cigarette age restriction push by US regulatorsBBC News
NJOY Welcomes Proposed FDA Regulations for Electronic CigarettesMarketWatch -Florida Times-Union -WebMD
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Vancouver Sun

Breakthrough: scientists use ear implants to regrow auditory nerves
Medical News Today
For the first time, scientists have used a cochlear implant to deliver gene therapy, allowing regrowth of auditory nerves. As well as improving hearing for those with the ear implants, the technique holds the potential to treat an array of neurological and ...
Researchers offer hearing hope for the profoundly deafSouth China Morning Post
Scientists think they can cure deafness with implants and DNA therapyVox
Gene therapy may boost power of cochlear
Albuquerque Journal -Zee News -Washington Post
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WJXT Jacksonville

Ideas that can save lives
Every advancement means another mother, another brother, another grandparent who could be saved. A new drug could cure cancer. The next surgical tool could prevent patients from bleeding to death on the operating table. A DNA discovery could free ...
No more pills: Just give it to me in a chipKY3

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Paper Money Carries Thousands of Types of Bacteria
Researchers found that dollar bills from a Manhattan bank carried 3,000 types of bacteria. Most were the kind found on people's skin, while others were similar to those found in mouths and even in vaginas, ABC News reported. While most of the bacteria ...
How dirty is your money?KTAL
Science Confirms Dollar Bills Are Covered in a Bajillion Gross GermsTIME
U.S. Dollar Bill Contains over 3000 BacteriaCounsel & Heal
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Centenarians may be 100, but they feel only 83
Age truly is just a number, according a survey of centenarians and Baby Boomers, both of whom say they feel younger than their actual ages. Centenarians, on average, say they feel 83 years young, while the 65-year-old Boomers surveyed, on average, feel ...
Neither Old Nor Lonesome: New Research Finds US Centenarians Feel ...Business Wire (press release)

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Working with a pharmacist benefits stroke patients: study
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who recently had a minor stroke are more likely to get their cholesterol and blood pressure under control if they see a pharmacist periodically as compared to a nurse, a new study found. Keeping cholesterol and blood ...
Pharmacist-Led Interventions Improve Blood Pressure, Cholesterol After StrokePharmacy Times

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Chicago doctor killed in Afghanistan was training residents
Fox News
Dr. Jerry Umanos was killed in Afghanistan after volunteering there for seven years.Lawndale Christian Health Center. A Chicago doctor was among three American physicians killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital on Thursday ...
Chicago health center confirms doctor killed in AfghanistanChicago Tribune
Chicago doctor among those killed in
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Daily Digest

For fecal transplants, frozen feces just as good
Daily Digest
A recent Massachusetts General study has found a way to successfully use frozen fecal material to treat a serious infection, Clostridium difficile (C. difficile). The pilot study may lead to more widespread availability and acceptance of this type of treatment.
Frozen Fecal Matter Could Be Cheaper Weapon Against C. Difficile InfectionsHeadlines & Global News
For Poop Transplants, Frozen Feces Work Just FineScience World Report
Study Suggests Ways to Widen Access to Fecal Transplants for C. diff InfectionsInfection Control Today
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For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs
TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study reminds men with erectile dysfunction that there's help out there that doesn't require a prescription: diet, exercise and other lifestyle changes. Losing weight, eating better, getting more active, drinking ...
Impotence can be reversed by lifestyle

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Proteinuria Often Untreated in Hospital
MedPage Today
Meeting Coverage. Proteinuria Often Untreated in Hospital. Published: Apr 24, 2014. By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today. save. |. A. A. Post Test Complete · Take Posttest. Action Points. Note that these studies were published as abstracts and ...

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Israel Suspends Peace Talks With Palestinians
Wall Street Journal
JERUSALEM—Israel says it has suspended peace talks with the Palestinians in retaliation for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's plan to bring together Palestinian political factions in a national unity government, despite Israeli warnings and U.S. advice.
Israel to suspend talks over Palestinian unity dealBBC News
Israel suspends peace talks with Palestinians: Israeli officialReuters
Palestinians are still a long way from real reconciliationHaaretz
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Irish Independent

Chicago pediatrician among 3 killed by Afghan guard
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- A Chicago pediatrician who "felt called" to move to Afghanistan to treat children and train physicians was among three Americans killed at a Kabul hospital Thursday by an Afghan guard. In an attack not unlike the so-called ...
3 Americans Are Killed by Guard at Afghan HospitalNew York Times
Hospital Attack Kills 3 US Doctors in Afghan CapitalVoice of America
Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American
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BBC News

Russia orders exercises after Ukraine moves on separatists
BBC News
Russia has ordered new military exercises on its border with Ukraine in response to an operation by Kiev against pro-Russian separatists. Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said Moscow had been "forced to react" after Ukrainian commandos moved on ...
Ukrainian Security Forces Clash With Pro-Russian MilitantsVoice of America
Putin issues new threat as pro-Russian forces mobilizeUSA TODAY
Russia Stocks Slide With Bonds as Ukraine Offensive Turns DeadlyBloomberg
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Washington Post

Armenian genocide commemoration events planned for LA region today
Los Angeles Times
Thousands are expected to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide on Thursday, with several high-profile events scheduled across Southern California. The observances come just days after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ...
Armenian Leader Criticizes Turkey's 'Utter Denial' Of GenocideRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Turkey Reaction To Gul on TIME 100 Notes Absence of ErdoganTIME
Armenians commemorate 1915 killings, unsatisfied by Turkish PM's gestureFox News -Today's Zaman
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UN Security Council threatens sanctions at S.Sudan
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expressing rare "horror" at the recent massacre of civilians in South Sudan and threatens sanctions. The strongly worded press statement released Thursday deplores the killings last week in Bentiu, the ...
South Sudan to drop charges against rebel leadersCapital FM Kenya
Embattled South Sudan president replaces army chiefReuters Africa
UN should have done more to prevent South Sudan massacreThe Standard Digital News

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CTV News

Debris that washed ashore is not from MH370, investigators conclude
CTV News
CANBERRA, Australia -- The material that washed ashore in southwest Australia appears to not be from the missing Malaysian plane, officials said Thursday. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau examined detailed photographs of the material, apparently ...
Australia signals deeper search for Malaysian jetThe News International
Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: Officials say beach debris is not from missing planeBrisbane Times
MH370 Tragedy: Material washed ashore Augusta not from missing plane - ATSBNew Straits Times
The Australian -The Independent
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Washington Post

Afghan Election Results Point to Possible Run-Off
Voice of America
Partial results from Afghanistan's April 5 presidential election show former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah still in the lead, but without a clear majority that would rule out a run-off vote. The Independent Election Commission said Thursday that so far in the ...
Afghanistan: Partial vote count puts Abdullah Abdullah aheadCNN
Afghan presidential election set for Abdullah-Ghani run-offReuters India
Abdullah leads in new partial results from Afghan presidential election; full tally ...Fox News
International Business Times UK
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Rome Braces for Crowds as Two Popes Become Saints
Wall Street Journal
ROME--Rome, already straining to handle crowds drawn by the immensely popular Pope Francis, is girding for an epic flow of pilgrims with this Sunday's canonization of two other beloved pontiffs, Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. About three million ...
Cross Devoted to Pope Set for Sainthood Kills Man in Italy: AnsaBusinessweek
Baltimore Basilica Marks Pope John Paul II's Baltimore VisitWBAL Radio
Pope John XXIII and Vatican II: The Catholic Church's Modern MomentTIME
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Montreal Gazette

The Business of Everest: What It Pays to Risk It All
In the wake of Friday's devastating accident, in which an avalanche killed 16 Nepali guides 19,000 feet up the southern face of Mount Everest, dozens of Sherpas and sherpas (climbing guides and porters who are not members of the Sherpa ethic group) are ...
Everest climbers scuttle season as Sherpa support vanishesThe Globe and Mail
Everest climbing season in disarray after deathsWashington Post
More teams withdraw, Nepal's Everest season in jeopardyReuters India

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The Nation

Pakistan Says 37 Killed In Air Raids Near Afghan Border
A Pakistani official says air raids on insurgent hideouts in the tribal region near the Afghan border have killed 37 suspected militants and wounded 18. No independent confirmation of the government official's report from the remote region was immediately ...
Army: Airstrikes in Pakistan tribal region kill
Air strikes kill 37 terrorists in Khyber agencyThe Hindu
'US views Nawaz govt as reliable partner'Daily Times
Business Recorder -Zee News
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