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Scientists seek super-shot for flu 100 years after pandemicScientists taking a new shot at a universal vaccine to prevent regular winter flu and the next super-flu, too
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Women march to protest a plan in Poland's parliament to tighten the country's already restrictive abortion laws, in Warsaw, Poland, on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Similar protests were also held in other Polish cities.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Women march in Polish cities to demand abortion rightsPolish abortion rights proponents, most of them women, are marching in Warsaw and other cities across Poland to express their opposition to a proposal in parliament to further tighten the country's already restrictive abortion law
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Searches at French baby milk maker after salmonella scareFrench authorities are searching five sites run by dairy giant Lactalis in an investigation into the botched recall of baby milk products after a salmonella scare
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A boy cries as he gets a vaccine against yellow fever at a public health center in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it now considers all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, recommending that all international visitors to the state be vaccinated. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow feverWorld Health Organization includes all of Sao Paulo state to its list of areas at risk for yellow fever, recommending all foreign visitors be vaccinated as Brazil prepares for Carnival
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CORRECTS DATE In this photo taken on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, Anastasia Gruzdeva, left, poses for selfie with her friends as the temperature dropped to about -50 degrees (-58 degrees Fahrenheit) in Yakutsk, Russia. Temperatures in the remote, diamond-rich Russian region of Yakutia have dropped to near-record lows, plunging to -67 degrees Centigrade (-88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas. (sakhalife.ru photo via AP)
Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees FTemperatures in the remote Russian region of Yakutia have dropped to near record lows, plunging to minus 67 degrees Celsius ( minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas
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I Gave Birth to Sick Twins, Lost My House, My Bed, My DignityIn an essay for the Guardian , Jen Sinconis pens a sort of love letter to two ObamaCare tenets: a ban on lifetime limits on most benefits and on denying people insurance due to pre-existing conditions. Sinconis had access to neither when she had her twin boys 11 years ago. The...
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6-Year-Old Got a Scratch, Died Weeks LaterRyker Roque told his friends his father could "fix anything." Rabies was one thing that proved beyond him. Six-year-old Ryker died at a Florida hospital Sunday, weeks after putting his hand in a bucket holding a bat his father had found, reports NBC News . Henry Roque says he specifically told...
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Why Stopping a 150mph Sneeze Isn't SmartIt's said to be "exceedingly rare," but a study in the BMJ Case Reports journal documents the case of a 34-year-old UK man who showed up at a Leicester hospital complaining he was having a hard time swallowing, and that he felt a "popping sensation" in his neck. After some...
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Measles kills dozens of children in Indonesia's PapuaAn outbreak of measles has killed dozens of children in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province
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A health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Pakistani authorities launched an anti-polio campaign in Punjab province as polio remains endemic in Pakistan. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive in Punjab provincePakistani health official says special anti-polio drive launched in eastern Punjab province
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CVS Is Going to Stop Airbrushing Beauty AdsCVS, which gave up tobacco in 2014 , says it wants to get rid of another unhealthy thing in its stores by 2020: unrealistic images of women. The nation's largest drugstore chain says it is phasing out the use of airbrushed images of models in advertising for its beauty products and...
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FILE - This Aug. 27, 2014 file photo shows Tracy Lynn Garner during her trial in Jackson, Miss. Garner was convicted of depraved heart murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a statement Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, that Garner died Sunday. Depraved heart murder is a killing caused by reckless disregard for human life. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
Mississippi inmate in buttocks injection killing has diedAuthorities: Mississippi inmate convicted in 2014 in killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has died
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