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100,000 Iraqi civilians have died as a result of the March 2003 invasion

100,000 Iraqi civilians have died as a result of the March 2003 invasion

Civilian deaths have risen dramatically in Iraq since the country was invaded in March 2003

Civilian deaths have risen dramatically in Iraq since the country was invaded in March 2003

Workers exposed to dioxin have higher cancer rates

Workers exposed to dioxin have higher cancer rates

New $22 million dollar scholarship program to recruit the next generation of public health leaders

New $22 million dollar scholarship program to recruit the next generation of public health leaders

Smoking continues to be the largest single cause of death and disease in the EU

Smoking continues to be the largest single cause of death and disease in the EU

Pain, embarrassment, and lack of time, major reasons for women not electing breast cancer screening

Pain, embarrassment, and lack of time, major reasons for women not electing breast cancer screening

Europe has one of the highest incidence rates of ovarian cancer in the world

Europe has one of the highest incidence rates of ovarian cancer in the world

MedImmune bumps up production of FluMist vaccine

MedImmune bumps up production of FluMist vaccine

Increase in breast cancer seen in Asian American women

Increase in breast cancer seen in Asian American women

PAHO and the World Food Program have agreed to collaborate on logistics during humanitarian crises

PAHO and the World Food Program have agreed to collaborate on logistics during humanitarian crises

52% of the late-stage breast cancer cases were associated with an absence of screening

52% of the late-stage breast cancer cases were associated with an absence of screening

Long-term outcome after intravenous thrombolysis of basilar artery occlusion

Long-term outcome after intravenous thrombolysis of basilar artery occlusion

No change in UK perinatal death rate from infections and prematurity in 20 years

No change in UK perinatal death rate from infections and prematurity in 20 years

Study identifies factors associated with higher risk of death in hospital after treatment for stroke

Study identifies factors associated with higher risk of death in hospital after treatment for stroke

Recommendations made for new research to settle questions on in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Recommendations made for new research to settle questions on in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Study into ageing yields wealth of data

Study into ageing yields wealth of data

One in four deaths among women with heart failure can be attributed to kidney problems

One in four deaths among women with heart failure can be attributed to kidney problems

Pneumococcal vaccinations help protect patients with rheumatoid arthritis against serious pneumococcal infections of the lungs, brain, blood, and ears

Pneumococcal vaccinations help protect patients with rheumatoid arthritis against serious pneumococcal infections of the lungs, brain, blood, and ears

Fruit and vitamin C intake are likely to be useful for the prevention of stomach cancer

Fruit and vitamin C intake are likely to be useful for the prevention of stomach cancer

People who drank alcohol on a regular basis appeared to have less cardiovascular disease

People who drank alcohol on a regular basis appeared to have less cardiovascular disease