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Latest stories about Health

5 March 2014

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Trinidad & Tobago Carnival in Danger?

By all accounts, Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2014 was a rousing success, but a couple of bloggers have concerns about the sustainability of the festival in its current form.

3 March 2014

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Funding Challenges for Scientific Research in France, African Countries

Funding for research is wanting worldwide.What is the impact of the stagnation on the economy and where are the solutions

26 February 2014

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Mushrooms, France's Latest Food Trend

Like wine or seasonal fruit and veg, mushrooms are highly valued both in the mind and on the plate, associated with a better lifestyle and local produce.

22 February 2014

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#EuroMaidan Medic Shot in Neck Lives to Tweet: “I Am Alive!”

Olesya Zhukovskaya, was shot in the neck by a sniper and managed to tweet "I am dying". Great relief was felt worldwide when she survived.

19 February 2014

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Toilets Should Not Be Emptied by Humans Say Indian Sanitation Laws

Despite the Indian government's stringent anti-manual scavenging law, the practice continues to flourish in pockets of India. A group of bloggers go on a field visit to find out more.

18 February 2014

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YouTube Chefs Are Cooking Up a Storm in Indian Kitchens

A group of YouTube chefs are gaining celebrity status in India and abroad for their cooking demonstrations broadcast on YouTube and recipe blogs.

16 February 2014

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One Nepalese Doctor's Hunger Strike Wins Action From Officials

Dr. Govinda KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Nepal, who has earned the nickname Crusader KC, ended his fourth fast-unto-death on 15 February 2014.

11 February 2014

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South Korean Film About Samsung Worker's Death Slowly Winning Over Moviegoers

In a country where electronics giant Samsung has enormous influence, the film is receiving little promotion and few screenings, but it is being met with positive reviews online.

10 February 2014

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Remembering the Jamaican Cultural Theorist Stuart Hall

Jamaican-born cultural theorist Stuart Hall died today; netizens and academics all over the Caribbean - indeed, the world - were shocked by the news, expressing their grief on social media.

5 February 2014

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Caribbean Diaspora Blogger Makes Meatless Monday Meaningful

One Caribbean diaspora blogger puts her own spin on a meatless pizza that will have even the most committed meat lover longing for a slice.

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