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Mexico Restricts Soda And Junk Food Commercials

Health experts estimate Mexico's obesity epidemic will cost their healthcare system over $11 billion. (Twitter/@trueblue)

Arash Zandi
Executive Producer

Will this ban help solve Mexico's obesity problem?

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Virus Detected In HIV-Cured Baby

Sadly, miracles have no place in science. (PD-LosAlamos, Wikimedia Commons)

Ashley Yang
Executive Producer

The cure remains as elusive as it was decades ago.

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Virus Detected In HIV-Cured Baby

Sadly, miracles have no place in science. (PD-LosAlamos, Wikimedia Commons)

Ashley Yang
Executive Producer

The cure remains as elusive as it was decades ago.

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Unexpected Smallpox Discovery Raises Questions

Transmission electron micrograph of smallpox viruses (Kallista Images/Getty Images)

Sara Newman
Deputy Editor

Should they keep it or obliterate it?

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Pelvic Exams Unnecessary For Healthy Women

Anna Sterling
Executive Producer

Pelvic exams do more harm than good, according to an influential medical group’s findings.

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DIY Abortions On The Rise In Texas

Demand for miso at flea markets is burgeoning as abortion clinics shut their doors one by one. (Macy, Wikimedia Commons)

Ashley Yang
Executive Producer

As abortion restrictions mount, poor Texas women are resorting to a pill called misoprostol. 

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Rick Scott Signs Limited Medical Marijuana Bill in Florida

Anna Sterling
Executive Producer

The new law is a step towards a more expansive bill on the ballot in November, which would allow greater use of medical marijuana for a range of conditions.

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Spanish Flu Strain Regrown In Wisconsin Lab

Bringing the deadly Spanish Flu to the 21st century can prevent pandemics. (Centers for Disease Control, Wikimedia Commons)

Ashley Yang
Executive Producer

A deadly virus has been resurrected...for the benefit of public health? 

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MetroHealth Stations In South L.A. Could Be A Game Changer

MetroHealth Station - Jefferson Park will soon open its doors to South L.A. residents. (Photo courtesy of BTL Health)

Darian Nourian
Contributor

South L.A. residents will soon be able to jump off the Metro rail to access quick and efficient medical care in area of dire need.

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