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Dr Waheed Arian: The refugee who treats Afghans via Skype – BBC News

“Kabul was not safe at all but that’s the only thing we knew at the time,” says Dr Arian. “The rockets would fall blindingly and most of the time we had ...

Prescription heroin gets green light in Canada

(CNN)Health Canada has amended its regulations to allow Canadian doctors to prescribe heroin as a treatment for those who are severely addicted to the drug. Last week’s change ...

‘We felt cursed’: how altruistic surrogacy can give hope after years of heartbreak

Jessie Thomas says while she would recommend altruistic surrogacy to others, there should be room for some commercialisation of the industry Giving back is something Jessie and Marty ...

Syrian aid workers break with UN relief effort over its Assad ties | Fox News

(AP) Scores of Syrian non-government humanitarian agencies working in the battered country have suspended their coordination with the United Nations, whose relief efforts, they ...

Record numbers call Childline over suicidal thoughts – BBC News

Many callers told the charity’s round-the-clock service they were dealing with problems on their own, as the service identified an 87% increase in young people struggling ...

Men can spread Zika virus sexually even if they have no symptoms, study finds

Up to 10 people in Puerto Rico develop Guillain-Barr as a result of virus while FDA recommends universal testing of donated blood for Zika New Zika research released on Friday has ...

Czech tourist reveals how she survived 30-day ordeal in New Zealand mountains

Pavlina Pizova tells of enduring the death of her partner, sleeping three nights in the open and how attempts to walk back to safety were thwarted by poor weather and avalanches Pavlina ...

Queensland backpacker stabbing: mans infatuation with Mia Ayliffe-Chung investigated

Smail Ayad allegedly told fellow guests at the Australian hostel he planned to marry the British woman, as doubts grow about any lone wolf jihadi motive A French-Algerian mans apparent ...

For These Louisiana Flood Victims, The Struggle Has Just Begun

More than 100,000 people or households in the state have applied for housing help, the Federal Emergency Management Agency reports. Rising waters washed away their homes, their cars, ...

To Fight Zika Beyond Florida We Need Better Sex Ed

In light of the recent news that Zika virus could stay in semen for more than six months twice as long as scientists previously though the virus could be detected it’s time for ...

Hundreds escape overboard from burning ship in Caribbean

US coast guard rescues more than 500 people who fled down emergency slides from Caribbean Fantasy off Puerto Rico coast after blaze erupted in engine room More than 500 passengers ...

Deadly Louisiana Floods Overwhelm Emergency Response Efforts

Deadly flooding in Louisiana is straining state emergency response efforts as officials and residents contend with floodwaters reaching areas that have historically been safe from natural ...
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