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LATEST NEWS:   U.N. calls on El Salvador to stop jailing women for abortion - SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador should apply a moratorium on laws that punish women with harsh jail terms for having an abortion while it reviews cases of those already incarcerated in the socially conservative Central American country, a top U.N. official said Friday.
LATEST NEWS:   Risk of breast cancer recurrence lasts for decades - (Reuters Health) - Many women who follow initial breast cancer treatment with five years of hormone therapy to keep tumors at bay may still experience new malignancies up to two decades after their diagnosis, a study suggests.
LATEST NEWS:   Radiologists want patients to get test results faster - (Reuters Health) - Patients these days expect to get imaging test results more promptly than they did in the past – and radiologists are moving toward making that happen, researchers say.
LATEST NEWS:   Alpine visitors should know the signs of acute mountain sickness - (Reuters Health) - Going quickly from low altitude to high altitude can cause headache, fatigue and nausea, the American Medical Association warns in a new publication directed at travelers.
LATEST NEWS:   Brain pathway makes head and face pain very draining - (Reuters Health) - If head and facial pain seem stronger and scarier than pain elsewhere, it’s because a special pathway in the brain is heightening our emotions from pain at those sites, according to studies in mice.
LATEST NEWS:   Europe's drug industry waits for white smoke in Brussels - BRUSSELS (Reuters) - It may be a cross between the Eurovision Song Contest, a papal conclave and a social club raffle but a ballot among EU ministers on Monday could hurt Europe's pharmaceutical industry and the health of millions.
LATEST NEWS:   Three Yemen cities run out of clean water due to lack of fuel for pumps: ICRC - GENEVA (Reuters) - Three cities in Yemen have run out of clean water because a blockade by a Saudi-led coalition has cut imports of fuel needed for pumping and sanitation, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday.
LATEST NEWS:   Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea - SEOUL (Reuters) - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades.
LATEST NEWS:   Pope denounces healthcare inequality in rich countries - VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis condemned on Thursday inequality in healthcare, particularly in rich countries, saying governments had a duty to ensure the common good for all its citizens.