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Texas IDs cancer cluster in polluted Houston neighborhood

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

HOUSTON - Texas health officials identified a cancer cluster in a north Houston neighborhood polluted by the wood preservative creosote from a nearby railroad operation...
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Palestinians protest at Gaza-Israel fence after 3-week pause

6 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Gaza's health ministry says 14 Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli fire, four of them with live gunshots.
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Man left with ‘penile stump' after rare medical disorder

Man left with ‘penile stump' after rare medical disorder

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

He paid a painful price for letting his health go limp.
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Babies born at UC Health get special 'Beat Xavier' onesies

Babies born at UC Health get special 'Beat Xavier' onesies

7 hours ago   |   WLWT

The newest babies and their families at UC Health's University of Cincinnati Medical Center and West Chester Hospital are receiving a special surprise this week...
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U.S. Ambassador Puts Zambia on Notice

U.S. Ambassador Puts Zambia on Notice

7 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

Washington gives the country $500 million in support a year, he says, but has little to show for it in terms of cooperation and human rights.
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Guatemalan boy who died in federal custody was on floor for hours before anyone found him, video shows

8 hours ago   |   WGN TV

A sick Guatemalan boy who died in government custody was lying on the floor for hours before someone found him dead, a video first obtained by ProPublica shows . The boy...
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Rain Forest Dwellers and Urbanites Have Consistently Different Microbiomes

10 hours ago   |   Scientific American

A study done in South America found that with increasing population density, humans had more diversity of fungi on the skin but less microbial diversity in the gut.
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Global measles cases surge amid stagnating vaccinations

12 hours ago   |   NBC News

The disease killed an estimated 141,000 people last year, most of them children under the age of 5, according to the World Health Organization.
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Three members of the same family are each battling a different type of cancer

13 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

It's difficult enough to have one loved one experience cancer, but three at one time? Unimaginable. But that's reality for the Desclef family. Benoit Desclef, his wife, Kathy...
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Will bail reform fail addicts? Ironically, jail is the one place many can get treatment

15 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Bail reform is coming in the new year, mandating pretrial release for almost all people charged with non-violent crimes. Although there are both advantages and disadvantages to...
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Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

The block keeps a 16-year break in federal executions in place for now. Read more ...

Jury: Tesla CEO Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer in 'pedo guy'...

Jury: Tesla CEO Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer in 'pedo guy' tweet

An attorney suggested the cave explorer should be awarded $190 million in damages. Read more ...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to shield banking records

President Trump asks Supreme Court to shield banking records

President Donald Trump and three of his children are asking the Supreme Court to shield records held by Deutsche Bank and Capital One from House Democrats. Read more ...

'Someone would die today': Boy, 2, abducted in Georgia, Amber Alert says

'Someone would die today': Boy, 2, abducted in Georgia, Amber Alert says

A 2-year-old boy, Sean McGay, was abducted Friday in Fulton County, Georgia, an area that covers part of Atlanta, according to an Amber Alert. Read more ...

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for animal rescue

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for animal rescue

A dog rescue has teamed "dad bods" up with adorable pooches to create this holiday's must-have item. Read more ...

At least 3 killed, gunman dead in shooting at Naval Air Station in Florida

At least 3 killed, gunman dead in shooting at Naval Air Station in Florida

Authorities say three people have been killed in a shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Read more ...

Ford recall: Truck tailgates can open unexpectedly

Ford recall: Truck tailgates can open unexpectedly

Ford says water can get into the electrical wiring and cause a short circuit, activating the switches and releasing the latches. Read more ...

UPS employee who died after truck was hijacked was covering route for...

UPS employee who died after truck was hijacked was covering route for another driver

The UPS employee was a 27-year-old father of two young girls. Read more ...

Jury: Tesla CEO Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer in 'pedo guy'...

Jury: Tesla CEO Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer in 'pedo guy' tweet

An attorney suggested the cave explorer should be awarded $190 million in damages. Read more ...

Trump says US will hold off on designating cartels as terrorist groups

Trump says US will hold off on designating cartels as terrorist groups

The US will not designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups, President Trump said Thursday - after threatening to do so last month. Trump announced he would scrap the... Read more ...