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How about a needle-free measles vaccine?
Scientists have formulated a needle-free vaccine against measles and say the little stick-on patch could be the answer to fighting measles — and perhaps othe...
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Who drinks the most?
Heavy drinking is on the rise in many parts of the U.S. — up more than 17 percent since 2005, researchers reported Thursday. And rates are rising faster amon...
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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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Minnesota declares a bird flu emergency
Minnesota's declared a state of emergency because of bird flu, which has struck more than 40 poultry farms in the state.The state's also offering the anti-fl...
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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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