Fewer than half of Minnesota children of Somali descent have received the MMR shot that protects against measles, mumps and rubella, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Health, which is now working to combat a growing measles outbreak in the Twin Cities

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And we’re not ready. “What’s happening is bigger than any one of us”: a conversation with historian Michael Bess

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Martha Henriques finds out what it’s like growing up intersex and meets the people fighting to improve intersex rights

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Algorithms help us to choose which films to watch, which music to stream and which literature to read. But what if algorithms went beyond their jobs as mediators of human culture and started to create culture themselves?

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On Menopause

December 15, 2015

There are a few things science doesn’t know about the menopause: what it’s for, how it works and how best to treat it. Approaching her second – yes, second – menopause, Rose George finds herself with more questions than answers

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Social media is shaking up how scientists talk about gender issues

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On a recent evening in San Francisco, five guests gather at the home of Eric Weinstein and his wife, Pia Malaney, for a tasty dinner of seared salmon and a deep discussion of a topic that many people might find unpalatable: death. The gathering is part of an international movement called “Death Over Dinner.”

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Why African-Americans don’t use hospice. Even as end-of-life planning gains favor with more Americans, African-Americans, research shows, remain very skeptical of options like hospice and advance directives

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