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One Year On, Face Transplant Recipient Says He’s Back To Being A ‘Normal Guy’

NEW YORK — A US firefighter who received a face transplant a year ago said yesterday that he feels normal again and even managed to swim for the first time in 15 years.

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New Study Links Eight More Kinds Of Cancer To Being Overweight

MIAMI — Being overweight can raise the likelihood of being diagnosed with cancers of the stomach and digestive tract, as well as certain brain and reproductive tumours, international researchers said yesterday.

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Doctors May Miss ADHD In Non-White Kids

BOSTON — African-American and Latino children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be much less likely to receive a diagnosis or treatment than their white peers, a small US study suggests.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The English dailies dedicated their frontpage to welcoming our Olympic heroes upon their return from a triumphal Rio Olympics.

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Obama's Offshore Drilling Puts Whales And Dolphins In Peril, Groups Warn

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Environmental groups warn president’s climate legacy could be at risk over research showing areas cleared for oil and gas extraction contain marine life.

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Why You Shouldn’t Want To Always Be Happy

In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the centre of psychology research and theory. It continued a trend that began in the 1960s with humanistic and existential psychology, which emphasised the importance of reaching one’s innate potential and creating meaning in one’s life, respectively.

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Woman Survives Month In New Zealand Mountains After Partner Died On Hike

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Czech woman tells police she stayed in a remote cabin after partner fell to his death on Routeburn track in the South Island.

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Closest Potentially Habitable Planet To Our Solar System Found

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In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have confirmed the existence of a rocky planet named Proxima b orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our sun, according to a new study. It is the closest exoplanet to us in the universe.

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Friends Star Courteney Cox Regrets 'Horrible' Efforts To Fight Ageing

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The 52-year-old is the latest female actor to speak out about the pressure on older women to keep their youthful looks.

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Britney Spears Biopic Coming To TV

NEW YORK: The turbulent life of Britney Spears — who went from teenage pop idol to tabloid fodder — is becoming a television biopic.

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