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Life After Ebola: What It Takes For A Village To Be Resilient

Some think of resilience as a solo act. But the villagers of Barkedu are helping each other move forward in the wake of tragedy. Psychologist Jack Saul shares insights into "community resilience."
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Why Some States Want To Legalize Raw Milk Sales

Selling unpasteurized milk across state lines is illegal because it poses a threat to public health. But raw milk sales are growing nonetheless. Legalization would let states regulate a risky market.
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Administration Grants Tax Time Reprieve For Obamacare Procrastinators

There will be a special insurance enrollment period from March 15 to April 30 for people to use HealthCare.gov if they discover they owe a penalty for not having coverage when filling out their taxes.
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Life After Death

The world is starting to forget about Ebola. The village of Barkedu can't.
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UCLA Outbreak Highlights Challenge Of Curbing Infections

The lethal bacteria that sickened people at a Los Angeles hospital belong to one of three types the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says hospitals should most urgently monitor and prevent.
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Panel Recommends More Fruits And Vegetables, Less Meat And Sugar

A panel of top nutrition experts is recommending that Americans adopt a more plant-based diet and eat less meat and sugar. The panel also weighed-in on cholesterol and caffeine.
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The World Could Be On The Verge Of Losing A Powerful Malaria Drug

Malaria parasites in Myanmar are learning how to fend off the incredibly effective drug called artemisinin. That could cause a lot of problems there — and beyond.
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Why California's Superbug Outbreak Isn't As Scary As It Seems

The outbreak of drug-thwarting bacteria that contributed to the deaths of two patients at a UCLA hospital isn't likely to spread further, doctors say. Still, drug resistance is trouble nationwide.
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Air Force Reservists Say Agent Orange Residue Damaged Their Health

The planes used to spray Agent Orange in Vietnam weren't retired from service — they were used by reservists in the U.S. for more than a decade after the war, exposing the crews to harmful chemicals.
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Nutrition Panel: Egg With Coffee Is A-OK, But Skip The Side Of Bacon

A panel of top nutrition experts is recommending that Americans adopt a more plant-based diet and eat less meat and sugar. It also found that most people are not consuming too much cholesterol.

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