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Double chin? There may be a drug for that

Double chin? There may be a drug for that

WASHINGTON — People who suffer from an unsightly double chin may not need to contort their head, neck and face into funny positions to try to work off the extra roll if US...

Humans driving ocean life to extinction: Study

Humans driving ocean life to extinction: Study

NEW YORK — A team of scientists, in a ground-breaking analysis of data from hundreds of sources, has concluded that humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to...

2014 was hottest year on record

NEW YORK — Last year was the hottest in Earth’s recorded history, scientists reported yesterday, underscoring scientific warnings about the risks of runaway emissions and...

Mystery kidney killer spreads fear in Sri Lanka

Mystery kidney killer spreads fear in Sri Lanka

RAJANGANAYA (Sri Lanka) — It’s mid-morning and hundreds of people are squeezed under a banyan tree’s shady canopy to have blood drawn by just three nurses, working assembly-line...

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