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Nutrition at checkout

Nutrition at checkout

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | A new app incentivizes healthy eating

Is sex-change treatment Planned Parenthood’s new moneymaker?

Is sex-change treatment Planned Parenthood’s new moneymaker?

By Bob Brown
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Transgenderism | The nation’s largest abortion provider capitalizes on the growing acceptance of transgender rights

How to prevent another Flint

By Michael Cochrane
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Environment | Widespread lead poisoning from residential plumbing is not inevitable, one expert says

Midday Roundup: CDC confirms Zika causes microcephaly

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Zika link. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed the link between the Zika virus and severe birth defects. While…

Study: When tests detect birth defects, babies can still be born healthy

Study: When tests detect birth defects, babies can still be born healthy

By Julie Borg
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Science | New research suggests women who terminate their pregnancies because of an abnormal prenatal test may be aborting perfectly healthy babies. Doctors…

Doctors search for cure to health illiteracy epidemic

By Gaye Clark
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Healthcare | Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani thought he was cancer-free when his doctor told him his prostate biopsy was “positive.” “I keep getting positive and…

Is Flint a drop in the water crisis bucket?

By Evan Wilt
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Health | Lawmakers warn many other U.S. cities could face a similar crisis if they don’t fix aging drinking water systems

Health officials warn Zika could be worse for U.S. than expected

By Onize Ohikere
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Health | The Zika virus poses a greater threat than previously thought in the continental United States, federal health officials admitted during a White House…

WHO: Ebola epidemic in West Africa officially over

By Onize Ohikere
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Ebola Virus | The Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa is no longer an international emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared…

Scientists grow a beating heart with adult stem cells

Scientists grow a beating heart with adult stem cells

By Julie Borg
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Science | Worldwide, nearly 50,000 people are waiting for heart transplants. But donor organs are in short supply, and about 90 percent of those patients will not…

Vets with PTSD increasingly turn to pot, get addicted

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The number of veterans using marijuana to treat their post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms is on the rise, even in states where medical marijuana is…

Angola struggles through yellow fever epidemic amid stagnant economy

By Onize Ohikere
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Health | Angola is battling its worst yellow fever outbreak in 30 years. The disease has infected more than 450 people and killed 178, the World Health Organization…

 
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