Non merci! Health officials say the French should drink less wine, no more than two glasses a day

CLOSE Health officials are urging France to put down the glass and follow some guidelines to lessen consumption. USA TODAY A glass – or two – a day keeps the doctor away? Not in France.  French health officials announced Tuesday that the country should drink less alcohol, urging adults over the age of 18 to follow three new…

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Yet Another Study Shows There’s No Link Between the Measles Vaccine and Autism

More than 20 years ago, Andrew Wakefield came up with a hypothesis linking the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to autism. The paper proposing the connection was retracted for methodological issues, and Wakefield’s medical license was revoked for misconduct related to those studies. But his ideas have taken hold on the Internet, where parents…

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A Swedish Hospital Is Treating a Possible Ebola Patient

A Swedish hospital is treating an individual who may have Ebola, health officials announced Friday. The individual, whose identity was not disclosed, first visited an emergency room in Enköping, about 50 miles outside Stockholm, prompting hospital authorities to shut down the emergency department, a release says. The patient has since been transferred to Uppsala University…

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