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Twelve Years Later, Measles has Returned, Causing Death of One.

Measles kills first patient in 12 years

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The USA has faced its first death by measles death in 12 years according to Washington state health officials. Measles has surged back in recent years as groups of like-minded parents have opted against fully vaccinating their children. Last year, 644 ...

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CDC Reports Claim 1/8 People Unaware of HIV Infection in US

CDC report: 1 in 8 Americans don't know they have HIV

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About one in every eight people in the USA with HIV are not aware that they are affected with the virus and these people are the source of nearly 33% of the HIV transmissions in the United States, according to ...

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Butterflies Get Their Own Travel Route Thanks to Obama

Thanks to the initiative by President Barack Obama, the Monarch butterflies now have their own travel route alongside Interstate 35 between Mexico and Minnesota. In the recent years, the life of these butterflies have been very disturbing as the lessening ...

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The GOP’s 2016 Presidential Candidates On Marijuana Legalization

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The GOP’s 2016 Presidential Candidates On Marijuana Legalization. It’s becoming increasingly clear that this slow-burning issue (no pun) is one that resonates with a diverse cross section of voters; while conservatives generally still disapprove of legalizing pot, a majority of ...

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DoD’s Oldest Weather Satellite Explodes In Space With Tons Of Debris

The threat of a runaway cascade of orbital debris is real, and growing./Flickr

This week, news broke that in early February a satellite in the US Department of Defense’s longest running weather satellite had exploded in orbit. The government is blaming a “temperature spike,” which is about as helpful as saying a person died ...

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Why Does The Obama Admin. Want To Analyze DNA From 1 Million People?

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The United States has proposed analyzing DNA information from more than 1 million American volunteers as part of a new initiative to understand human disease and develop medicines targeted to an individual’s genetic make-up. At the heart of the “precision medicine” ...

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Gold Tooth Donated At Salvation Army Collection Kettle In Kansas City

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In his 50 years working with Salvation Army holiday kettle collections, Maj. Rick Carroll has seen a lot of strange things dropped in the bucket. He’s found diamond rings and silver bars and four-leaf clovers, and once a child poured ...

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Cigar Lovers The U.S.A. Can Rejoice, Cuban Cigars Are Now Permitted

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Under the new trade normalization rules announced Wednesday by President Obama, tobacco is among the allowed products. Approved travelers will soon be able to bring home $100 of cigars – or rum and any other item. Since the Kennedy administration, ...

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$10 Million Worth Of Stolen Los Angeles Art Recovered

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$10,000,000.00 in Stolen Los Angeles Art Recovered. Authorities have recovered $10 million worth of art, including paintings by Chagall and Diego Rivera that were stolen in one of Los Angeles’ largest art heists. The FBI and Los Angeles recovered nine pieces ...

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