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Survivor of near-fatal tick bite has a lesson for summer
On the eve of Memorial Day weekend, Jennifer Slone wants you to know that bug bites are more than just itchy. They can be deadly.

POSTED MAY 25, 2018 1:17 PM
Ebola 101: Causes, symptoms, transmission and outbreaks
The deadly Ebola virus is snatching headlines once again as the Democratic Republic of Congo faces its ninth outbreak since its discovery more than four decades ago.

POSTED MAY 25, 2018 3:49 PM
Record fentanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill about 26 million people
Nebraska State Patrol seized nearly 120 pounds of the drug fentanyl -- enough to kill about 26 million people.

POSTED MAY 25, 2018 1:30 PM
Did witnesses fail USC women in care of 'predator' gynecologist?
As lawsuits mount against the University of Southern California and a former gynecologist who worked at the school, so do the outrage and demand for answers.

POSTED MAY 25, 2018 8:42 AM
Trump's ban on global abortion funding has led to more abortions

POSTED MAY 24, 2018 1:41 PM
How Trump's anti-abortion agenda impacts women around the world

POSTED MAY 24, 2018 9:58 AM
The 'Show Dogs' controversy and teaching children consent
"Show Dogs" is a new a children's film in which the main character, a Rottweiler police dog, is pressured into having his genitals examined by a dog show judge. Should this have come out before #MeToo turned our communal attention to the ubiquity of sexual abuse and harassment, the inclusion of this plot line would have been regrettable. The fact that it happened afterward is mind-boggling.

POSTED MAY 25, 2018 8:43 AM
The animals that children grow up with worldwide
Pets around the world include bunnies, birds, and beetles. Here is just a sampling of the animals that some children across the globe grow up with.

POSTED MAY 24, 2018 9:01 AM
Johnson & Johnson hit with $25.75 million verdict in talc-asbestos case
A California jury hit Johnson & Johnson and other companies with a $25.75 million verdict, saying the company was negligent and did not warn consumers about possible health risks from its Baby Powder.

POSTED MAY 24, 2018 10:52 PM
Sleep in this weekend -- you might live longer
Your pets may be pestering you to get up and feed them, and your spouse may want you to get started on that honey-do list, but tell them you're sleeping in this weekend. Science says it may help you live longer, especially if you don't get enough rest during the week.

POSTED MAY 25, 2018 2:19 PM

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