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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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