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Midday Roundup: Secret Service caught leaking info on U.S. lawmaker

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unbecoming conduct. Forty-one Secret Service employees have been disciplined for retaliating against a congressman who investigated scandals within the…

Reflux drug rethink

Reflux drug rethink

By James Marroquin
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Medicine | New research may link popular acid-fighting medications with health problems

Are hospitals becoming fair game in war?

By Anna K. Poole
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Syria | Even in combat zones, hospitals are considered sanctuaries from enemy fire, and according to the Geneva Conventions, attacking a medical facility is a war…

Court blocks California hospital’s attempt to end toddler’s life support

By Samantha Gobba
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Health | A federal appeals court on Friday ruled the family of a toddler clinging to life in a California hospital could have more time to find a new facility to care…

Sex-abuse victim euthanized in Holland after struggling with depression

Sex-abuse victim euthanized in Holland after struggling with depression

By Julie Borg
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Euthanasia | She was sexually abused from age 5 to 15. Now in her 20s she is dead, euthanized by the lethal injection she requested. As a result of the abuse she suffered…

Parents, teachers at odds over withholding recess as punishment

By Laura Edghill
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Education | Is withholding school recess for disciplinary or academic reasons worth it? Many parents don’t think so and are pressuring their states to require minimum…

A deadly crisis in rural America

A deadly crisis in rural America

By Anthony Bradley
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Health | Suicide is on the rise among middle-aged whites in the United States. Comparing data from the 1990 and 2010 censuses, the Centers for Disease Control and…

Life with Lyme

By Julie Borg
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Science | For long-term Lyme patients, treatment is a matter of dispute

A man, a plan, a canal, Panama

By Marvin Olasky
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Zika Virus | The Panama Canal is an engineering marvel because it was first a public health marvel. To beat Zika today, we need the same determination

Prince’s death spotlights opioid overdose epidemic

By Anna K. Poole
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Health | With autopsy reports not expected for weeks, the official cause of pop star Prince’s death remains a mystery. But clues suggest an accidental painkiller…

The tragedy of transgenderism

By Sam A. Andreades
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Sexuality | The current eagerness to encourage sex-change procedures as an answer to inner alienation is misguided

Mom’s nurture can turbo-charge preschoolers’ brain growth

Mom’s nurture can turbo-charge preschoolers’ brain growth

By Julie Borg
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Science | This Mother’s Day, many moms across the nation will receive crayon scribbles, construction paper bracelets, and dandelion bouquets from their young…

 
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