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Michelle L'Heureux was among the hundreds injured during the bombing at the Boston Marathon in 2013. Then she was just a spectator. Now, she's readying to run the marathon for the first time.
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Critics of the system that ushers food products to market say it is rife with conflicts of interest. When scientists depend on food companies for work, they may be less likely to contest food safety.
International banks are promising nearly a billion dollars in aid to the three countries hardest hit by Ebola. The number of weekly cases has dropped below 40 — the lowest level since last May.
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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Michael Specter, staff writer at The New Yorker about some physicians' calls for Columbia University to sever ties with TV's Dr. Oz.
Kansas is the first state to ban "dismemberment abortions," the common second trimester procedure. This is the first medically-endorsed procedure to be banned since 2007.
Entrepreneurs are figuring out ways to make the world better without relying on charity. It's called social entrepreneurship, and its rising stars showed us how it works at a conference in Oxford.
The prevalence of smoking and other major cancer risk factors varies widely by state. So does the uptake for preventive screening tests.
AIDS Action Committee Executive Director Carl Sciortino said breakthroughs in treatment and prevention of HIV means the state can potentially break through that plateau in HIV diagnoses and get to zero new infections.
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