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Transplant Doctor, Nobel Winner Murray Dies

BOSTON (AP) — Dr. Joseph E. Murray, who performed the world's first successful kidney transplant and won a Nobel Prize for his pioneering work, has died. He was 93.
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2009 H1N1 Flu Pandemic Global Toll Raised

Scientists now estimate that about 280,000 people died in the flu pandemic that swept the globe in 2009 and 2010, more than 15 times the toll that had been officially recorded by laboratory tests of victims.
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Association donates to group building homes for needy

KUCHING: Building homes for the less fortunate is an honourable endeavour indeed, but not many are willing to undertake such a task.
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Three Malaysians receive outstanding Asian paediatrician awards

KUCHING: Three Malaysians will be among 19 recipients of the Outstanding Asian Paediatrician Awards to be presented at the five-day 14th Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatrics and Asia Pacific Congress of Paediatric Nursing beginning Saturday.
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A crime is a crime, regardless of how young they are

Friday August 31, 2012. Dr Alex Khoo Peng Chuan (Paediatric Neurologist Ipoh) wrote:
AFTER 55 five years of independence, we have shown the world that our children are unprotected and open prey for the lustful. The consent or lack of consent is irrelevant in these cases, as they concern a crime of the most violent form: child sexual abuse.
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Protect our young girls

Thursday August 30, 2012. Amar wrote:
IT is distressing for those of us working with child abuse victims to see another child who has been sexually abused (statutory rape) apparently ignored by the courts.
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Putting the child’s interests first - UNICEF

Children and young people are among the most vulnerable members of our society, and that is why the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has extended extra protection to them until they reach the age of 18.
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Exercising and asthma

Having asthma does not harm your child’s ability to play sports. Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle; but sometimes, in those who suffer from asthma, exercise may present some challenges.
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