The silences of Larry Kramer's 'Normal Heart'
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… by “Glee” creator Ryan Murphy). As today's chapter in gay history appears to be drawing to a close, Kramer's signature work has ostensibly been brought back to remind us of the pain of an earlier era and the rightness of Kramer's dire warnings …

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Report Finds Health Issues After Train Derailment, Chemical Release In Paulsboro
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PAULSBORO, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Health Department survey finds the majority of residents in a town where a train derailed and released a noxious gas reported new or worsening health problems within weeks. The state report was posted last week on …

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Frau Koma The Bitch is Back—Totalitarian Moral Theory of the “Autistic Killer”
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But the series also considers that, due to the extremely high rate of drugging among the developmentally disabled with medications that carry black box warnings for violence and suicide—up to 90% according to reform psychiatrist and expert witness Dr …

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What's Desperately Needed in Sex Education Today
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The tragic story of Elliot Rodger and his misogynistic path to murder in Santa Barbara should compel us to have a truthful conversation about sex ed and intimacy with our teens. It's time. Most sex education messages in the U.S. go to great pains to …

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World has a duty to help South Sudanese
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With the rainy season under way, many of South Sudan's communities face flooding and poor hygiene conditions, a situation that is a perfect storm for a deadly epidemic. Those who have been displaced … Six months after the worst of that crisis was …

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Health Risks Posed by Snoring
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Health risks posed by snoring could have a significant impact on an individual's overall health and life expectancy, according to medical experts. Snoring can often result from sleep apnea and is linked to variety of other health disorders. When …

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Experts call for alternatives to 'gain-of-function' flu studies
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In support of this point, they cite a 1992 article in which Robert G. Webster, PhD, Kawaoka, and others wrote that the 1977 H1N1 virus was genetically identical to a strain that caused an epidemic in 1950. The authors said the most likely … As for …

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Portland issues boil water notice for the entire city after E. coli detected …
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The State of Oregon Health Authority's Drinking Water Program has required the City of Portland to issue a Boil Water Notice for all Portland Water Bureau customers and some regional water providers. Until further notice, all Portland Water Bureau …

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High dengue risk at three World Cup host cities
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“The ability to provide early warnings of dengue epidemics at the micro-region level, three months in advance, is invaluable for reducing or containing an epidemic and will give local authorities the time to combat mosquito populations in those cities …

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Siberia's Health Officials Warn of Epidemic As Balkans Mourn Dead
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Serbia on Tuesday declared three days of national mourning as the death toll from the worst floods to hit the Balkans in living memory rose to 49 and health officials warned of a possible epidemic. "More than 1.6 million people have been …

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Why Ukip fever is making us all sick
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The European elections this week will see Ukip fever reach its peak. Although already widely suffering from the disease, Westminster is likely to sink into the depths of a full scale Ukip epidemic. If as expected, Nigel Farage's party wins the most …

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