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new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health finds. Doctors especially need to start bringing up these topics more with young men. Nearly one in five sexually active boys report that they’ve never heard anything about condoms or contraceptives from their teachers or their doctors. National guidelines for medical professionals already stipulate that doctors must discuss these type of ...
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Manama, June 18. (BNA) -- Health Minister Dr. Sadeq Al-Shehabi has praised the directives of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa to devise an effective system to reduce the waiting time of sickle cell patients and enable those in severe pain to receive urgent and proper treatment, in line with his keenness to shorten waiting time of those patients at Salmaniya ...
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday sharply criticized the food industry’s decision to market its unhealthy products to children, saying that strategy has been ...
The federal Medicare program has dropped nearly a third of the companies chosen to continue supplying home medical equipment to beneficiaries statewide, leaving even fewer suppliers as part of its controversial competitive bidding program set to kick off in Tennessee in less than two weeks. The contracts were voided because those 30 out-of-state suppliers that had won didn't meet Tennessee ...
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Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is building new software to coach people on how to interact with others in social situations.
The virtual personality can be used to help people practice their interpersonal skills until they feel more comfortable with situation, News.com.au reported.
The program called MACH- My Automated Conversation coach- presents a digital character on the screen while using speech and face recognition tools to pick up on your behaviour.
The software, which can run on a laptop with a webcam and microphone attached, assesses users' voice tone, posture and behaviour to give them pointers on how to improve their interpersonal skills. (ANI)
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