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Midwives treated 'like civil servants' battle Cambodia's maternal deaths
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Midwives treated 'like civil servants' battle Cambodia's maternal deaths

En Vnexpress - The midwives 'provide the backbone' to the health workforce for mothers and their children.

Rise in deaths from drinking methanol-tainted wine
Health

Rise in deaths from drinking methanol-tainted wine

As per Bach Mai hospital’s Poison Center, its doctors have saved many cases of poisoning from wine. They all drank wine that contained poisonous quantities of methyl alcohol.

Experts suspect water source caused 8 dialysis deaths at Vietnam hospital
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Experts suspect water source caused 8 dialysis deaths at Vietnam hospital

'Chemical residue could have built up from the water filtration process.'

Vietnam’s health ministry promises quick answers on 7 dialysis deaths
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Vietnam’s health ministry promises quick answers on 7 dialysis deaths

One patient surviving the incident in Hoa Binh Province is still in critical condition and cannot be transferred to Hanoi yet.

Deaths from Alzheimer's Increase 50 Percent
Science

Deaths from Alzheimer's Increase 50 Percent

Yahoo News Deaths from Alzheimer's disease are on the rise in the United States, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Researchers at the CDC found

Hospital says sorry as Vietnam probes 7 deaths in 'painful' dialysis disaster
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Hospital says sorry as Vietnam probes 7 deaths in 'painful' dialysis disaster

The health ministry called the case 'the most serious medical incident in years.'

China Jan. bird flu deaths hit 79, most since at least 2013
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China Jan. bird flu deaths hit 79, most since at least 2013

Yahoo News BEIJING (AP) — An outbreak of H7N9 bird flu in China killed 79 people in January, the most in a single month in at least three years, the country's national health authority said.

Methanol poisoning suspected for seven deaths in Lai Chau
Health

Methanol poisoning suspected for seven deaths in Lai Chau

Baomoi - Methanol in a local brewed spirit is the prime suspect for the death of seven people in Lai Chau Province, according to local health officers.

Cold spell in Taiwan linked to over 150 deaths in 5 days
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Cold spell in Taiwan linked to over 150 deaths in 5 days

Yahoo News TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese officials and media reports are blaming a cold spell for the deaths of more than 150 people, most of them elderly and sick, over the past several days.

Quebec police report deaths in mosque shooting, 2 arrested
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Quebec police report deaths in mosque shooting, 2 arrested

Yahoo News QUEBEC CITY (AP) — An unconfirmed number of people died Sunday evening in a shooting at a mosque in the provincial capital of Quebec City, police said.

Some notable deaths of active pro baseball players
World

Some notable deaths of active pro baseball players

Yahoo News A look at some of the notable deaths of active pro baseball players in recent years:

Blast causes deaths in Syrian camp near Jordan border: monitor
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Blast causes deaths in Syrian camp near Jordan border: monitor

Yahoo News BEIRUT (Reuters) - A bomb blast struck the Rakban refugee camp in Syria near the border with Jordan on Saturday, causing injuries and deaths, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights,

South African mining deaths fall to new record low in 2016
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South African mining deaths fall to new record low in 2016

Yahoo News RANDFONTEIN, South Africa (Reuters) - The number of miners killed in South Africa's mines fell in 2016 to a new record low of 73 from 77 in 2015, mines minister Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane said

Aid agencies sound alarm over freezing Balkans weather as migrant deaths reported
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Aid agencies sound alarm over freezing Balkans weather as migrant deaths reported

Yahoo News By Astrid Zweynert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dozens of migrants are at risk of freezing to death in Europe after heavy snowfall and bitterly cold temperatures hit Greece and

Brazilian official resigns after celebrating inmate deaths
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Brazilian official resigns after celebrating inmate deaths

Yahoo News RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian government's national secretary of youth has resigned after celebrating the deaths of inmates killed in prison uprisings.

Famed London club Fabric reopens after drugs deaths
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Famed London club Fabric reopens after drugs deaths

Yahoo News Legendary London nightclub Fabric, which closed in September following the drugs death of two teenagers, reopened on Friday with new, tougher security measures. Globally renowned for its

Powerful earthquake shakes Chile, no deaths reported
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Powerful earthquake shakes Chile, no deaths reported

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook southern Chile on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of deaths and only minor known damage.

Mediterranean migrant deaths in 2016 pass 5,000: UN
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Mediterranean migrant deaths in 2016 pass 5,000: UN

The latest incidents happened Thursday when an estimated 100 people drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after two rubber dinghies collapsed, the UN refugee agency said, citing reports from the Italian

Vietnamese fish farmers win $570,000 compensation for mass fish deaths
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Vietnamese fish farmers win $570,000 compensation for mass fish deaths

A group of 11 seafood companies in southern Vietnam have been ordered to recompense families whose fish were killed en masse last year.

Deaths from Fentanyl Overdoses Double in a Single Year
Science

Deaths from Fentanyl Overdoses Double in a Single Year

The report, from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration, used a new method to examine drug overdose deaths in the United States.

Japan fire engulfs 140 houses, other buildings but no deaths reported
World

Japan fire engulfs 140 houses, other buildings but no deaths reported

No deaths were reported but two people were slightly injured in the blaze.

Russian military says 32 hurt in plane crash, but no deaths
World

Russian military says 32 hurt in plane crash, but no deaths

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says that one of its planes with 39 people on board crash-landed in the far north of the country, injuring 32.

U.S. to give 30-year wind farm permits; thousands of eagle deaths seen
World

U.S. to give 30-year wind farm permits; thousands of eagle deaths seen

Wind farms will be granted 30-year U.S. government permits that could allow for thousands of accidental eagle deaths due to collisions with company turbines, towers and electrical wires, U.S.

Final wind-turbine rule permits thousands of eagle deaths
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Final wind-turbine rule permits thousands of eagle deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday finalized a rule that lets wind-energy companies operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years — even if means killing or injuring thousands