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The Rise In Selfie Deaths And How To Stop Them

The number of people who die each year taking a selfie is on the rise but a team of US researchers now hope they can tackle the problem.

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The Older The Doctor, The Higher The Patient Mortality Rate, Study Finds

The age of your doctor may impact the quality of the care you receive—and even cut your chances of survival—researchers report in the British Medical Journal.

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Pornography Could Be Ruining Men's Sex Lives, Research Reveals

Internet porn might be more widespread than ever but a growing a number of scientists are becoming concerned about its toxic effect on real relationships.

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Opinion: ‘Belt And Road Initiative’ Can Help Slowly Heal Divisions In The Middle East

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The “Belt and Road” international trade initiative is bold, inspiring and potentially an engine for improving economic, political and security realities among the nations involved.

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India Is Winning Its War on Human Waste

Nearly three years ago, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made one of the boldest comments on public health that I have ever heard from an elected official. It's still having a big impact today.

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Drinking Too Much Soda May Be Linked To Alzheimer’s

When it comes to the dangers of regularly drinking soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages, the science is clear. It rots your teeth, makes you fat, and puts you at a higher risk of diabetes, heart attack, and stroke. The list goes on and on—just ask your doctor.

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Coca-Cola In North Korea? It's (Usually Not) The Real Thing

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Coca-Cola is possibly the world's most recognizable brand, an almost inescapable symbol of the global appeal of American-style consumer culture. There are only two countries in the world where Coke doesn't officially operate, and one of them is North Korea.

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After Controversial ‘Allah’ School Shoes, Now Bata Is Being Racist?

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Bata has been a common shoe brand among Malaysian folks of different generations, and we are all so familiar with it that we identify it as the must-have school shoes.

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Many Children Born Overseas Are In Limbo Over Their M’sian Citizenship Status

"I went back to Sabah to give birth (we live in the US). We got his Malaysian identification card, birth certificate and passport almost immediately after birth.

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