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Florida Officials Trace Zika To Local Mosquitoes In 4 Recent Cases

Health officials have confirmed that four people in South Florida appear to have contracted Zika from local mosquitoes. They're the first cases of local transmission on the U.S. mainland.
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They 'Failed': 6 More Michigan Employees Charged In Flint Water Crisis

In announcing the charges, Michigan's attorney general said those accused attempted to "bury or cover up, downplay or hide information" about elevated lead levels in Flint's water supply.
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Campaign For Universal Health Care In Colorado Seeks Bernie Sanders' Help

An initiative on the state's November ballot would establish a single-payer health plan. Supporters hope to lure Sanders to help get out the vote.
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Florida Governor Says Local Mosquitoes Have Transmitted Zika Virus

Officials say they've found the first indication that mosquitoes are transmitting Zika virus in the U.S. Four people in South Florida are infected; travel or sexual transmission has been ruled out.
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Malawi's 'Hyena' Men: Paid By Parents To Have Sex With Their Daughters

This week, a "hyena" man was arrested in Malawi for having sex with more than 100 women and girls, some as young as 12. We ask the experts to tell us more about this practice.
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For Dad And Daughter Fighting Breast Cancer, Grit Runs In The Family

Arnaldo Silva and his daughter Vanessa supported each other through chemotherapy treatments several years ago. Now, they are facing another fight.
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Gun Violence And Mental Health Laws, 50 Years After Texas Tower Sniper

Trying to prevent gun violence by tying it to mental health legislation began in 1966 when a young gunman killed 16 people in Austin, Texas. But some believe the approach is misguided.
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Invisibilia: He Mocked Celebrity, Then Came To Crave It Himself

This week the NPR program Invisibilia talks with a guy who despised our mindless worship of celebrities. So he devised an elaborate prank. It succeeded in ways he never would have anticipated.
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Can Dogs Help Sniff Out Low Blood Sugar In Diabetes?

Trained dogs are increasingly being used to help people with diabetes detect hypoglycemia. One study finds the dogs can indeed do that, but aren't as reliable as a continuous glucose monitor.
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Ameera, A 6-Year-Old Afghan, Prepares To Walk Out Of U.S. Military Hospital

Lt. Col. Chance Henderson, an orthopedic surgeon serving in Afghanistan, was able to save the leg of a 6-year-old Afghan girl caught in a firefight. She is about to be discharged.

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