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  • Netflix deletes suicide scene from popular youth show, ’13 Reasons Why’

    (Reuters) – Netflix Inc. is removing a controversial graphic scene from its popular young adult drama “13 Reasons Why”, which depicts a youth suicide, following advice from medical experts, the company said on its Twitter account early on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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  • Changing habits: China’s pig farms clean up to beat swine fever

    BEIJING (Reuters) – A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards. FILE PHOTO: Local husbandry and veterinary bureau workers in protective suits disinfect a pig farm as a prevention measure

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  • Biden cancer group shuts down operations

    Former U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden pauses while speaking about the Biden Cancer Initiative at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Film Interactive Festival 2017 in Austin, Texas, U.S., March 12, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (Reuters) – The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research,

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  • Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola

    GENEVA (Reuters) – Britain’s international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo. FILE PHOTO: PM hopeful Rory Stewart speaks to the media as he emerges from TV studios in Westminster, London, Britain, June 19, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Stewart,

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  • Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk

    (Reuters Health) – Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also suggests that vaping may make ex-smokers more likely to relapse. FILE PHOTO: A cloud of vapour from an electronic cigarette is exhaled by a man on a street

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  • Ebola spread to east Congo’s Goma massively raises risk – U.N.

    GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo/GENEVA (Reuters) – Ebola’s arrival in eastern Congo’s main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Monday. U.N. officials and donors met in Geneva to discuss how to

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