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  • Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to Pilot GSK Malaria Vaccine From 2018 Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will pilot the world's first malaria vaccine from 2018, offering it for babies and children in high-risk areas as part of real-life trials, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
  • WHO Urges Action Over Growing Hepatitis Epidemic The number of people dying from hepatitis is rising, and most of the 325 million infected are unaware they have the virus and lack access to potentially life-saving medicines, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
 

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  • Women Benefit From Meditation More Than MenMindfulness meditation, a commonly used treatment for a broad spectrum of mental health disorders, shows significantly greater effects in reducing negative thinking patterns in women than men.
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