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Scientists Try To Thwart Flu Virus By Resetting Its Clock

Flu viruses hijack the machinery inside animal cells to replicate. The theft is a complicated process that takes time. If the virus leaves the cells too early or too late, the risk of infection falls.
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4 Tips To Help A Foodie Get Through Chemo

Chemotherapy wreaks havoc on the taste buds, which can be a real challenge for anyone who loves food. But there are a few things you can do to maximize your food enjoyment while in cancer treatment.
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After Years Of Silence, The Plague Can Rise Again

In many parts of the world, like Europe, the plague is thought to have been eliminated. French scientists find evidence that the stubborn bacteria can trigger new outbreaks even after decades of apparent dormancy.
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Obama's Plans For Guns Put Focus On Mental Health Of The Young

The president's push to address gun violence and mental health centers largely on training teachers and others who work with children, teens and young adults to recognize illness as it's developing.
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Obama's Gun Plan Welcomed By Mental Health Advocates

While many of the proposals President Obama unveiled Wednesday focused on toughening gun laws, they also included efforts to address the nation's fragmented and porous mental health system.

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