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Gonorrhea (Clap) SuperBug on Loose – Use Condoms!

What an awful Monday story but true. Gonorrhea once conquered is no on the hunt for victims with a vengence. Gonorrhea is a bacterial sexually transmitted infection and if left untreated can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy and infertility in women.

It can cause epididymitis, a painful condition of the ducts attached to the testicles that may lead to infertility.

If it spreads to the blood or joints the condition can be life threatening.

Or overuse of drugs in food and people has fueled drug resistance like wildfire.

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Gonorrhea is now a superbug:  Antibiotic-resistant strain could turn STD into global public health threat, experts warn

A ‘superbug’ strain of gonorrhea that is resistant to all recommended antibiotics has been discovered.
Scientists warn it could transform a once easily treatable sexually-transmitted disease into a global public health threat.

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Pro-Global Warming Concern or Pro-Gore Promo?

How does picking at the President advance doing something about global warming? Would any of the GOP alternatives do anything different or better? So what is this about? A promo for Al Gore? “I feel ignored and I used to be important and wanna be a big guy again?”

“I am the most progressive and my organization is better than your organization?”

So, Al, when is the last time you and the President talked or played golf?

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Gore grills Obama on global warming

Gore argues that Obama has made little progress
Gore also knocks the media, which he accuses of being too distracted by personalities like Donald Trump and Charlie Sheen.

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No Oil, No Help, No Rush, Women Die!

All eyes on Libya – they need help but women in Ivory Coast being gunned down. Secretary Clinton deplored but no ships deployed? No oil just chocolate?

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Sadness and anger are just some of the feelings being shared by Ivorians netizens and others in the wake of the attack. Here are some of the reactions from social microblogging network Twitter, sent to the hashtag being used for the unrest, #civ2010.

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UK Support Global Fund in Aids fight!

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The UK must increase its support for the Global Fund’s battle against Aids

Hope is not such a popular word these days. As budgets are cut and belts are tightened, grand ambitions and aspirations – particularly when it comes to tackling the global Aids problem – have been squeezed out.

If this is the case, the UK must send a signal to the rest of the world that this is not a retreat from our commitment to the Global Fund.
Annie Lennox is the founder of the SING Campaign, which works with Comic Relief to tackle HIV. She is also a goodwill ambassador for UNAIDS, which operates as a technical adviser to Global Fund grant applicants.Read more at www.guardian.co.uk