Bill that would prohibit parents from not vaccinating their kids passes state senate

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Michael was born biologically male 13 years ago on the Grand Ronde Indian Reservation. Mom, Dee, remembers buying dresses for three nieces when Michael — who now goes by Michaela — was about 6 years old

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Sue Docken’s start in life, in 1951, with a no-questions-asked cash adoption at the hands of a midwife, had strong elements of the crime scene that it was

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Scans show that brain regions crucial for the development of language, memory and reasoning skills tend to be smaller in those from poorer backgrounds

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“I want to prevent what I’m seeing on the autopsy table. … A lot of times, I’m standing there going, ‘I don’t think this person had a very nice early childhood.’ ” – Dr. Nancy Hardt, pathologist, University of Florida

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A few months ago, I met a grandpa whom I’ll never forget. His name is Edwin Koryan. And he’s a pharmacist in Voinjama, Liberia. Edwin remembers the moment he felt the first symptoms of Ebola. He was taking care of his 5-year-old granddaughter Komasa. They were sharing a room and a bed

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Pregnant And Uninsured?

February 18, 2015

Uninsured women who learn they are pregnant outside of the regular three-month open enrollment period, which this year ended Sunday, can get stuck paying thousands of dollars for prenatal care and delivery — or worse, going without care. Advocacy groups are asking the administration to allow women to sign up whenever they become pregnant

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Hand of a Superhero

February 17, 2015

He made a prosthetic hand for Dawson, in cobalt blue and black, and it did not cost his family a thing. Now the 13-year-old can ride a bike and hold a baseball bat. He hopes to play goalkeeper on his soccer team

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