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Maggie Fox
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How does poverty affect kids' brains?
Children raised in poor households have clear differences in the physical structures of their brains compared to wealthier children, a new study finds.Brain ...
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Some strong evidence of sexual transmission of Ebola
The World Health Organization and the Liberian government say they are checking into the possibility that a woman infected with Ebola virus caught it from a ...
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Lower courts messed up this pregnancy discrimination case, SCOTUS says
A pregnancy discrimination case filed against UPS by an ex-driver who wasn't given lighter duty during her pregnancy has been sent back for possible re-trial...
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Some things to know about Angelina Jolie's decision 
Angelina Jolie says she has had her ovaries removed to prevent cancer. The actor, director and activist had her breasts removed two years...
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A second epidemic may be coming to West Africa
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa could worsen another epidemic — this one involving measles, researchers said Thursday. And it could kill 5,000 kids.They pr...
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An ordinary tetanus shot just supercharged this experimental cancer therapy
Researchers who have harnessed the body's immune system to fight cancer have found a way to make the approach work even better, using an ordinary tetanus vac...
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Here's some strong evidence a mutated version of EV-D68 causes that strange paralysis in some kids
A new strain of the polio-like EV-D68 may be causing the rare and mystifying cases of muscle weakness that's affected more than 100 kids across the United St...
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This anthrax treatment might help even after people get sick 
The Food and Drug Administration has okayed a treatment designed to help anthrax victims even after they've started showing symptoms — a time that's usually ...
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Doctors say ovary removal is the right thing to do when you have such dangerous mutations 
Angelina Jolie's decision to have her ovaries taken out was spot-on, doctors said Tuesday.Julie announced via a commentary in the New York Times that she'd h...
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Many never get told the truth about Alzheimer's
More than half a million Americans will develop Alzheimer's disease this year, but as many as half will never be told their diagnosis, according to a new rep...
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Remember H7N9 bird flu? It's been busy...
The H7N9 bird flu virus is being passed around from flock to flock of chickens, is mutating, and is now a bigger threat than ever to humanity, researchers re...
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Believe it or not, this is for real
It sounds almost too good to be true – injections of a drug that melt fat away. Could it mean an end to the dreaded selfie double-chin?...
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