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Why are so many children dying in India?

More than 50 children, most of them newborn babies, have died in less than two weeks at a state-run pediatric hospital in one of India's most impoverished regions, authorities say.

The first two…

Legionnaires' Outbreak

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4 die of Legionnaires' in Illinois; 6 ill at San Quentin

Four patients at a veterans home in Illinois have died of Legionnaires' disease, and six inmates at San Quentin State Prison in Northern California have become ill with the respiratory condition,…

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Japan's worst day for teen suicides

Nanae Munemasa was at elementary school when the bullying started.

The 17-year-old student says she was beaten by boys with broom sticks, slapped in the girls' bathroom, and even attacked during a…

Naegleria fowleri amoeba

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Brain-eating amoeba kills 14-year-old athlete

The fatal brain-eating amoeba has struck once again, this time claiming the life of a 14-year-old star athlete.

Michael John Riley Jr. had been just days away from starting his freshman year of high…

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Lack of sleep can lead to the common cold

So, it turns out your mother was right again: The less sleep you get, the more likely you are to catch a cold.

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Planned Parenthood files federal lawsuit against Alabama

Planned Parenthood has filed a federal lawsuit to block Governor Robert Bentley's effort to cut off Medicaid payments to the organization's Alabama clinics.

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WHO: 50% of illicit online pharmacies sell counterfeit meds

A quick Google search brings up a plethora of enticing choices for any consumer looking for a deal on one of the world's most popular prescription medications.

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Study: Blind people can be racist, too

A person may not have to "see color" to be racist. Some blind people, just like sighted people, make judgments about others based on their race, according to a new study.

The findings come from…

Map of Pakistan

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Pakistan's deadly fake drugs trade remains massive

Despite creation of a drug regulatory agency, the problem of counterfeit drugs remains a massive and deadly problem in Pakistan.

OTD January 18 - Legionnaire's Disease

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Legionnaires' disease found at San Quentin prison

Inmates' time in San Quentin State Prison got a little harder Friday: The prison's water was turned off for a spell, and porta-potties brought in, because of a case of Legionnaires' disease.

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