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Waiting To Pick Your Baby's Name Raises The Risk For Medical Mistakes

If parents don't have a name teed up, hospitals often give babies temporary ones, like Babygirl. But those generic names can be dangerously confusing, especially in the neonatal intensive care unit.
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Scott Walker Is Betting It All On Iowa

Observers in the Hawkeye State say anything less than a victory next February in the first-in-the-nation caucuses could derail the Wisconsin governor's White House hopes.
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Follow #RaceOnTech, Explore Diversity In Tech And Science

This week, #RaceOnTech, a discussion on social media and radio, offers a front-row seat into the lives of diverse women and men working inside America's tech and science fields.
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Eurogroup, Greeks Reach Agreement On A Bailout Plan

A frantic weekend of activity in Brussels resulted in a new financial rescue deal for Greece, preventing a near-term exit from the Eurozone.
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Greeks React To Deal With Relief, Frustration

After a weekend spent glued to their televisions, average citizens still feel a lot of trepidation after Monday's announced deal. It's going to be hard to sell it to the Greek parliament and populace.
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Needs Of Retirees Take A Smaller Center Stage At White House Forum

In the past, the White House's once-a-decade summit on aging was a multi-day event attended by thousands, but this time there was no funding. So it's a one-day event for a couple of hundred guests.
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N.C. Trial Outcome Could Sway National Voting Rights Measures

The Justice Department is challenging North Carolina's 2013 elections law, a sweeping overhaul that could affect black voter turnout disproportionately.
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Should More Women Give Birth Outside The Hospital?

The British medical system says healthy women with normal pregnancies should give birth at home or in a midwife-led facility. But 99 percent of babies in the U.S. are born in hospitals.
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Engineering A Shingles Vaccine That Doesn't Wimp Out Over Time

The current vaccine loses its protective value as people get older. A vaccine in the works maintains its strength over time. The biggest challenge may be getting adults to use it.
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'We're Losing 43,000 People Each Year': DEA Chief Focuses On Overdoses

The acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration says he was shocked by how many people die every day from opiate overdoses. Chuck Rosenberg gives NPR his first interview since taking the job.

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