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Three Shocking Causes of Bed Bug Infestation

Bed bugs are probably the least worrisome house pests out there. They don’t transmit diseases like mosquitoes and cockroaches do. They don’t damage structural parts of your home like rats and termites do. They simply hide and suck blood. But then again, bed bugs are still pests. The mere sight of them

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The Biggest Challenge: Experts say 30,000 People Need Ebola Treatment

If the cure for Ebola were available, Oxford University epidemiologist Oliver Brady says up to 30,000 infected people would need drugs to fight the epidemic. Demand for Medicine The World Health Organization recently allowed the use of an experimental drug, known as ZMapp, but there are no enough supplies to treat all

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Is Sunbathing Addictive? Study Shows UV Light May Act Like A Drug

A new study, published in the journal Cell, has shown that tanning may be addictive as sunlight can act like an addiction in the brain. Get that golden glow US researchers said tanning cravings might be caused by the endorphins, which the body releases when it makes contact with ultraviolet light. The

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‘Tomato Pill’ Helps Fight Heart Disease, Study Shows

Scientists have come up with a “tomato pill” bursting with lycopene, which is ideal for people who want to look after their heart’s health. Promoting heart health Before, experts have suspected that lycopene could help avoid diseases, including certain cancers and heart problems. There are clinical evidences that a Mediterranean diet, which

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Health Officials Announce First H5N1 Death In North America

Canadian health officials said a fatal case of H5N1 bird flu has been reported in Canada, the first of such case in North America. ‘Isolated’ incident Canadian Health Minister Rona Ambrose said the victim, who was an Alberta resident, was travelling from China when symptoms first appeared. Health regulators said they wouldn’t