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'Forever' chemicals linked to liver cancer in first human study

‘Forever’ chemicals linked to liver cancer in first human study

There’s growing evidence that regular exposure to man-made “forever” chemicals, which are used in a variety of household products, are linked to rising cancer rates. A new study that examined the correlation between liver cancer and the presence of these chemicals in humans found that people with the highest levels of exposure have 350% greater …

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Headlice assassin kills millions of squirming lice in gross clip

Headlice assassin kills millions of squirming lice in gross clip

Now, this is sure to louse up your day. Rachel Maroun, a hairdresser, is causing social media’s skin to crawl with a series of viral videos featuring the heads of her clients who are suffering from wildly gross lice infestations.  “This is your sign to check your hair for lice,” warns Maroun, 21, from Sydney, Australia, in …

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I was forced to choose between my baby or his mom's life

I was forced to choose between my baby or his mom’s life

A father has recalled the impossible choice he was asked to make: to choose between his wife and premature baby. Michael Gerry Fotheringham McConnell, 33, of Scotland, was forced into an unimaginable position last year when his fiancée Stephanie Brown, 29, started leaking amniotic fluid at 18 weeks pregnant and was rushed into emergency surgery. …

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'Living with COVID': Where the pandemic could go next

‘Living with COVID’: Where the pandemic could go next

LONDON/CHICAGO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – As the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic looms in the northern hemisphere, scientists are warning weary governments and populations alike to brace for more waves of COVID-19. In the United States alone, there could be up to a million infections a day this winter, Chris Murray, head of the …

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