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New NFL rules aim to make football safer

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The NFL kicked off its new season last night with new safety measures that may lessen the chance of injury for players. Continue reading

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Ebola vaccine begins human trials

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Researchers plan to start testing an Ebola vaccine on humans in the wake of the disease’s worst outbreak ever. Continue reading

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#IceBucketChallenge raises $62 million for ALS research

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A social media craze has raised $62.5 million in just a few weeks for medical research on the disease ALS, which has no cure and few treatments. Continue reading

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Despite rich natural resources, many Guatemalan children suffer from malnutrition

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Although infant death rates have dropped significantly worldwide over the past few decades, in the South American country of Guatemala around 50 percent…read more

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Nasal spray may be lifesaver for snake bite victims

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Although snake bites are rarely fatal in the U.S., they kill about 100,000 people worldwide every year. Now, a California doctor has created…read more

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