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Look At These Images And Tell Me Again That Climate Change Isn’t Real

Look At These Images And Tell Me Again That Climate Change Isn’t Real

If you dоn’t think оur рlаnеt’ѕ climate iѕ rарidlу сhаnging, turn off the AC and ореn уоur еуеѕ. Thеу say “ѕееing iѕ bеliеving” and thе images bеlоw dо a рrеttу good job оf showing whаt’ѕ going оn with оur wоrld. Everyone iѕ entitled tо thеir оwn opinions, but fасtѕ аrе fасtѕ. Even if people diѕаgrее оn еxасtlу why thе climate iѕ сhаnging, thеу ѕhоuld be аblе tо асknоwlеdgе thаt it iѕ hарреning. Read More »

Why smoking is MORE deadly and addictive than it was 50 years ago: Charity reveals the underhand tactics tobacco companies now use to make sure we’re hooked

Why smoking is MORE deadly and addictive than it was 50 years ago Charity reveals the underhand tactics tobacco companies now use to make sure we're hooked

Cigarettes are more dangerous than ever due to a wealth of tactics adopted by tobacco companies over the last 50 years, a charity has warned. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids has produced a revealing infographic which lays out exactly how cigarettes have changed in the last five decades. Doctors at the charity say that cigarettes today pose an even greater risk of disease than those sold in 1964 when the first warning about the health dangers came from the Surgeon General in the U.S. Read More »

Ebola: Deadly outbreak crosses border as mistrust hampers medical staff

Ebola Deadly outbreak crosses border as mistrust hampers medical staff

West Africa’s deadly Ebola outbreak, which has already killed nearly 200 people in Guinea, has crossed the border and claimed its first lives in Sierra Leone, placing health authorities across the region on high alert. The World Health Organisation and Médecins sans Frontières have dispatched teams to the east of the country, while health authorities in the capital are meeting daily to monitor the disease, amid fears that it could spread quickly among remote rural communities with little access to healthcare. Read More »

Woman’s cancer killed by measles virus in unprecedented trial

Woman’s cancer killed by measles virus in unprecedented trial

Her name is Stacy Erholtz. For years, the 50-year-old mom from Pequot Lakes, Minn., battled myeloma, a blood cancer that affects bone marrow. She had few options left. She had been through chemotherapy treatments and two stem cell transplants. But it wasn’t enough. Soon, scans showed she had tumors growing all over her body. One grew on her forehead, destroying a bone in her skull and pushing on her brain. Her children named it Evan, her doctor said. Cancer had infiltrated her bone marrow. Read More »

A Possible Cure for Ebola Virus Infection?

A Possible Cure for Ebola Virus Infection

Ebola is one of the scariest viruses on Earth. Along with Marburg and a few other lesser known viruses, it is a member of the Filoviridae family, a nasty group of microbes that causes hemorrhagic fever. Like most viral diseases, patients with hemorrhagic fever will first present with flu-like symptoms. As the disease progresses, patients often bleed from their body orifices, such as their eyes and ears. Death, however, does not result from blood loss, but from shock or organ failure. Read More »

Ebola Outbreak In Guinea Kills 61 With 109 Confirmed Cases, WHO Says: How Far Has The Virus Come?

Ebola Outbreak In Guinea Kills 61 With 109 Confirmed Cases, WHO Says How Far Has The Virus Come

Sixty-nine people have died since January of Ebola in the West African country of Guinea with 109 cases now confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO). Sakoba Keita, who’s leading the government’s ebola prevention efforts, says the limited outbreak remains dangerous. “The biological analysis can be achieved henceforth quickly,” he told Time magazine this week, referring to the ongoing epidemiological operation. Read More »

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