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Hospital fire kills 9 in northern Iran: media

The fire at Ghaem Hospital broke out at 1:30 a.m. Monday

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Fire destroys unoccupied houses in Merritt, B.C. | CBC News

Police are investigating after a fire tore through multiple empty homes in the early hours of June 17. 

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Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome cases in Japan top 1,000

Japan has seen cases of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome STSS surpass 1000 in 2024 the National Institute of Infectious Diseases NIID reported

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Seventh dairy is hit with bird flu, the Iowa ag department says

A Sioux County dairy herd is hit with bird flu, the fifth outbreak in the northwest Iowa county this month. Altogether, Iowa has had seven…

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Secrets of Maya child sacrifice at Chichén Itzá uncovered using ancient DNA

After analyzing the remains of 64 ancient sacrificed individuals, most of whom were children, researchers have revealed new details about human sacrifice at the ancient…

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Lower your risk of falling as you get older with these simple steps

One in four older adults in the U.S. will fall each year, putting them at risk of injury, broken bones and even death.

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In South Africa, traditional healers join the fight against HIV. Stigma remains high in rural areas

The walls of Shadrack Mashabane's hut in the rural South African town of Bushbuckridge are covered with traditional fabrics, with a small window the only…