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French Prosecutors to Probe Lactalis Baby Milk Contamination

French prosecutors have opened a probe into salmonella contamination and a major international recall of baby milk produced by dairy giant Lactalis, a legal source told AFP on Tuesday.

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Suspected Cholera Cases Reach One Million in Yemen

The number of suspected cholera cases in war-torn Yemen has reached one million, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday.

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New Recall of Lactalis Baby Milk over Salmonella Fears

French baby-milk maker Lactalis said Thursday it was more than doubling the quantity of formula and other products recalled over salmonella fears in the second such move in two weeks. 

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Two Tomatoes a Day May Keep Lung Disease at Bay

Adults who ate more than two tomatoes a day had a slower rate of natural lung function decline, with ex-smokers seeming to benefit most of all, scientists said Thursday.

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Judge Temporarily Blocks New Trump Rules on Birth Control

A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that could significantly reduce women's access to free birth control.

Judge Wendy Beetlestone issued the injunction, temporarily stopping the government from enforcing the policy change to former President Barack Obama's health care law.

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India Bans Condom Advertisements from Prime Time Television

India has slapped a nationwide ban on television ads for condoms during prime time hours, citing rules prohibiting "vulgar" content and concerns over children viewing salacious material.

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A Better Mammogram? Huge Study Putting 3-D Scans to the Test

A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray — and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening for breast cancer.

It's the latest dilemma in a field that already vexes women with conflicting guidelines on when to get checked: Starting at age 40, 45 or 50? Annually or every other year?

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FDA Gives Green Light to Roche Cancer Test

The US Food and Drug Administration has given the green light to Roche for its FoundationOne CDx personalised diagnostic cancer test, the Swiss group said Monday.

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UN Voices Alarm about Spread of HIV in Egypt

The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40 percent a year, and where efforts to combat the epidemic are hampered by social stigma and a lack of funding to address the crisis.

The virus that causes AIDS, U.N. officials say, is infecting more young and adolescent people than any other age group.

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Philippines Suspends World-First Dengue Vaccine

The Philippines said Friday it had suspended use of a landmark vaccine for the potentially deadly dengue virus after its manufacturer warned it could worsen the disease in some cases.

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