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    Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical CEO famous for hiking up the price of a life-saving drug, is back in court.

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    Last October, Molly Malone got a phone call that every parent dreads. Her son Patrick Hall had been found dead in a hotel room, victim of a heroin overdose. He was 29.

  • First U.S. Zika death reported in Puerto Rico

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    One day in 2013, young Bryn Thomas suddenly became very sick. He was pale, anxious, shaking and pacing. For almost two years, his doctors and parents couldn't figure out what was happening to him. And even worse, Bryn was unable to tell them.

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    The Rio Olympics are less than 100 days away and it seems South Korean athletes are taking no chances when it comes to the threat of contracting the Zika virus.

  • Zika test gets emergency approval by FDA

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    The first commercial test for Zika virus has received emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

  • NASA maps Zika's potential spread in the US

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  • Opioids and overdoses: 4 things to know

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    Deaths linked to opioids are skyrocketing, and so is the number of Americans abusing the drugs, experts say.

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    The future of regenerative medicine may be in your toilet, according to cutting-edge research in China.

  • Phelps: 'I don't know if I'm an alcoholic'

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    Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, has a checkered and well-publicized history with alcohol and drug use.

  • Can this app change schizophrenia treatment?

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    People with schizophrenia often say the disease is an isolating one. They can struggle to connect with loved ones or to find people who understand what they're dealing with.

  • Why don't we know yet what killed Prince?

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    We might not know what killed pop superstar Prince for weeks or even months. And while forensic science-themed TV shows make it look quick and easy, and the technology has improved, modern death investigations take time.

  • Girl, 12, accidentally runs half marathon

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    If the idea of running a half marathon -- 13.1 miles -- makes you want to run and hide, good news. It may not be as hard as it seems.

  • Transgender issues resonate across the US

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    CNN

    A flurry of policies affecting transgender people has swept the country in recent weeks, leading to widespread protests, economic losses and a growing debate about equality and privacy.

    Most recently, an Alabama city passed a law saying if people use ...

  • Mumps outbreak sickens 40 people at Harvard

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    Please stop infecting each other. That's the message Harvard University has for students after a mumps outbreak left 40 people sick over the past two months.

  • Mediterranean diet linked to lower risk of heart attack

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    The list of Mediterranean diet benefits is getting even longer. A new study found that a diet high in fruits, vegetables, fish and unrefined foods is linked to a lower risk of heart attack and stroke in people who have heart disease.

  • Wrestler Chyna donates brain to science

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    Representatives for the wrestler and entertainer Chyna confirmed that her brain will be donated for research into the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE.

  • Data: Laundry packet poisonings increase in kids

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    Children continue to eat a dangerously large number of laundry detergent packets, new data show.

  • Malaria Day: Funds dwindling after 'success'

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    NIH

    Bold U.N. targets to eradicate malaria are likely to be missed if governments continue to cut back aid budgets due to waning political commitment, according to a report in The Lancet.

  • Arsenic, rice and your baby's diet

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    Ask any mom or dad to name their baby's first food. The likely answer? Rice cereal. What's a common go-to "healthy" snack for toddlers and kiddos? Rice cakes.

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    The next time you're packing for a trip, you might want to reach for your brightest-colored luggage. It could help keep bedbugs away.

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