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  • Many doctors use wrong food allergy test

    NEW YORK (Reuters) — Primary care doctors often use the wrong test to diagnose food allergies in children, new research shows. The practice can lead to overdiagnosis, with potentially harmful eff…

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  • Suicide attackers kill 30 at Nigeria market

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    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, saying it helped his country achieve the “impossible dream” o


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