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Regular exercise, including brisk walking, is associated with a decrease in the incidence of breast cancer in African American women.
People living in states with stronger alcohol policy environments have a substantially lower likelihood of any binge drinking, frequent binge drinking, and high-intensity binge drinking.
As West Africa experiences the largest and most severe outbreak of Ebola virus disease in history, the World Health Organization convened a panel of ethics experts to weigh some of the complex questions around access to treatment. The group reached consensus that it was ethical to offer “unproven interventions,” even if effectiveness or complications are unknown. The issue of whether medicine untested on humans should be used on people – and if so, who should get it – is just one of many ethical questions stirred by the Ebola crisis. An experimental serum called ZMapp, never tested on humans, initially