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GENEVA (Reuters) - A plague epidemic has killed 94 people on the island of Madagascar and could spread further, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

New U.S. research suggests that walking could be enough to lower the risk of mortality even in those who fail to meet the recommended activity levels.

Experts don’t know exactly why hearing aids are still so costly, but under a new law, the cost should soon be coming down.

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Increasing pollution worldwide is proving deadlier than war, natural disasters or smoking, according to a new report published in the Lancet medical journal. Based largely on 2015 data from the Global Burden of Disease, the report estimates that at least 9 million premature deaths were caused during the year by diseases from toxic exposure....

It's cannabis day today at the meeting of federal, provincial and territorial health ministers in Edmonton.

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