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This is America on drugs: A visual guide

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:34:28 GMT

In modern history, few things have caused such a sharp spike in US deaths as drug overdoses.(image)


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The opioid epidemic is so bad that librarians are learning how to treat overdoses

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 01:10:55 GMT

A crowd hovered over the man lying on the grass as his skin turned purple. Chera Kowalski crouched next to his limp body, a small syringe in her gloved hand.(image)


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Mom fears GOP health care bill

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:35:34 GMT

She's a 35-pound bundle of blonde cuteness with hard-working parents.(image)


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How exercise can improve your love life

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:18:03 GMT

You've likely heard that regular exercise can reduce the risk of chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes or osteoporosis.(image)


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Science backs up these pregnancy superstitions

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:29:14 GMT

Most of the folk wisdom that well-meaning older relatives offer up to expectant mothers can be easily ignored: Carrying the baby lower in the abdomen isn't a sign that it's a boy, or a girl, or anything other than an indication your abdominal muscles have loosened up a bit.(image)


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New parrot species identified in Mexico, study says

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:45:34 GMT

Birds of a feather flock together, but it can be hard to tell them apart -- unless, of course, you're an expert ornithologist.(image)


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Court rules hospital can withdraw life support for sick baby Charlie Gard

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:04:10 GMT

The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday a hospital can discontinue life support to a baby suffering from a rare genetic disease.(image)


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Most 2014 World Cup head impacts didn't receive concussion protocols, study says

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:02:16 GMT

More than 3 billion people around the world tuned in to watch soccer's 2014 FIFA World Cup, during which there were 81 head collisions. And only 15% of those injured players received a concussion assessment from health care personnel, according to a report published Tuesday in JAMA.(image)


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What Serena Williams wants you to know about domestic violence

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:32:17 GMT

When most people think about domestic violence, they probably think of physical, sexual or emotional abuse, but less well-known is how partners can use financial means to abuse and terrorize their partners.(image)


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Salvador Dali to be exhumed amid paternity suit

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:26:46 GMT

A Madrid court has ordered that the remains of Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali be exhumed. The move comes as a woman who claims to be his daughter filed a paternity claim.(image)


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More health problems reported from cosmetic products

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:57:28 GMT

Complaints of adverse health events related to cosmetic and personal care products more than doubled from 2015 to 2016, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.(image)


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Couple adopts infants with special needs -- 88 of them

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:28:03 GMT

The labor of love started in Florida even before Camille Geraldi, a nurse, met her husband Mike, a pediatrician. And it's been going on for the last four decades.(image)


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Millennials are the most likely generation to use a library. Here's why.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 06:10:52 GMT

"Teens see libraries different than their parents or caregivers used to see them," says the president of the American Library Association.(image)


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Texas water park takes accessibility to the next level

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:31:36 GMT

When the Morgan's Inspiration Island water park opens in San Antonio on Saturday, visitors won't find any wheelchair ramps at one of the park's main attractions: the riverboat adventure.(image)


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Rep. Steve Scalise released from intensive care unit

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:20:22 GMT

Republican Rep. Steve Scalise has been released from the intensive care unit after being shot in the hip last week, according to a statement by MedStar Washington Hospital Center Friday.(image)


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Bloomers to bikinis: Bathing suits through history

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:49:04 GMT

Do you prefer a one-piece or a string bikini? Swim trunks or a snug Speedo? Whatever you select, your choice isn't made in a vacuum under the florescent lights of a fitting room. History has informed the bathing suit styles of today, in ways we might never imagine. Click through the gallery above to learn how modesty, function and the evolution of style have affected the suits you take to the water, and look below for a collection of facts about swimwear.(image)


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Alabama high school's conservative summer reading list stirs controversy

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:54:18 GMT

Among the titles in the Spanish Fort High School teacher's list: "Liberalism Is a Mental Disorder: Savage Solutions," "Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto" and "Guilty: Liberal 'Victims' and their Assault on America."(image)


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Why confusion leads seniors to turn down home health care

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:39:21 GMT

The 84-year-old man who had suffered a mini-stroke was insistent as he spoke to a social worker about being discharged from the hospital: He didn't want anyone coming into his home, and he didn't think he needed any help.(image)


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Sheriff to shorten sentences for inmates who rescued fallen deputy

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:02:06 GMT

Inmates in Georgia are getting their sentences shortened for helping a sheriff's deputy who collapsed while on security detail.(image)


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