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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…

Midday Roundup: ISIS recruit database leaked to British media

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terrorist wanted. Islamic State (ISIS) documents leaked to the British press include an application to join the group that asks questions about blood type,

Go or stay? Missionaries confront Zika virus dilemma

By Sharla Megilligan & Marvin Olasky
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Missions | Richie and Gabrielle Sparling moved to the north coast of the Dominican Republic in August 2014 to serve with the mission organization Makarios. They had only…

Republicans in Congress cautious with Zika aid over abortion fears

By Evan Wilt
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Health | WASHINGTON—Members of Congress fear the spreading Zika virus will force abortion upon Latin American countries as unborn babies experience the disease’s…

Midday Roundup: Doritos ad spoils Super Bowl for abortion supporters

Midday Roundup: Doritos ad spoils Super Bowl for abortion supporters

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Poor sports. A Super Bowl commercial depicting a pregnant woman’s sonogram rubbed some abortion advocates the wrong way, and they let everyone know on…

Zika virus lands in U.S., bringing threat of widespread birth defects

By Anna K. Poole
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Health | U.S. health officials are starting to report cases of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease connected with serious birth defects that is spreading rapidly…

Dutch allow euthanasia for dementia patients

Dutch allow euthanasia for dementia patients

By Courtney Crandell
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Euthanasia | The Netherlands continues to loosen regulations for physician-assisted suicide. Last week, the ministries of Public Health and Security and Justice altered…

Vaccines & Viruses: Vaccine-derived polio breaks out in Ukraine and Mali

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Polio problems. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced polio had paralyzed a 4-year-old and 10-month-old in Ukraine, marking Europe’s…

More evidence for link between abortion, breast cancer

By Courtney Crandell
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Health | A report from researchers at Georgia Regents University has provided further evidence suggesting a link between breast cancer and abortion. The study,

Survivor

Survivor

By Emily Belz
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Disease | Adm. Tim Ziemer has come through war, tragedy, and political upheaval-to do battle with the mosquito

 
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