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New Global Consortium Aims to Create and Stockpile New Vaccines
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Infographic: 10 Popular Health Myths, Debunked
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10 Fitness Apps to Get You Moving and Motivated
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How Talk Therapy Can Change Our Brains for the Better
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This Robot Helper Is Designed to Keep Older People Company
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Get Your Flu Shot Now—This Flu Season Will Likely Be Worse Than Last Year
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Cotton Swabs Officially Declared Bad for Your Ears
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