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Drug Companies Set To Donate Vaccines To Poor Countries

Drug Companies Set To Donate Vaccines To Poor Countries

Drug companies are set to donate vaccines and antivirals to poor countries, and share patented technology under a deal to strengthen defenses against the next flu pandemic, senior diplomats said on Friday.Countries have been meeting this wee…

Smallpox Virus Destruction: Scientists Weigh Destroying Last Known Samples (POLL)

Smallpox Virus Destruction: Scientists Weigh Destroying Last Known Samples (POLL)

Smallpox is officially on the chopping block.But whether it will actually be destroyed or not, remains to be seen. The World Health Assembly decided the samples should be destroyed in 1996, but since then the debate has caused them to contin…

Tanning Bed Ban Considered For Teenagers (VIDEO, POLL)

Tanning Bed Ban Considered For Teenagers (VIDEO, POLL)

Taking a cue from British legislators, 12 states in the U.S. have bills pending that propose age restrictions for using commercial tanning salons, ABC News reports. Among them: California, Illinois and New York. In fact, Texas, always on the…