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Goats and Soda

Doggone It, The World Can Wipe Out Rabies

Rabies kills tens of thousands of people each year. Now scientists are hoping to mount a final siege against the virus globally. The trick? Getting all of our four-legged friends in for a shot.

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Ebola Researchers Have A Radical Idea: Rush A Vaccine Into The Field

Traditional methods for containing the Ebola outbreak aren't working fast enough. So some scientists want to bypass the typical trial phases and bring new vaccines directly to people at risk.

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European Activists Say No To U.S. 'Chlorine Chicken' GPB

Most U.S. poultry is bathed in a little chlorine on the way to your plate. But that treatment is banned in Europe. Now "chlorinated chickens" are a sticking point in a trans-Atlantic trade deal.

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Vaccine Controversies Are As Social As They Are Medical

In writing her new book On Immunity, Eula Biss found that questions about vaccination touch on attitudes about environmentalism, citizenship and trust in the government.

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Secret Service Chief Grilled Over Breaches At White House

In his opening remarks, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, called the Sept. 19 fence-jumping incident "amazing and unacceptable" as well as a "significant security failure."

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In NFL Game, A Slide And A Prayer Spur Debate And Clarification

The NFL sides with fans who criticized an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty called on a Muslim player who prostrated himself in the end zone Monday night.

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All Songs Considered

New Mix: Thom Yorke, Robert Plant, Aphex Twin, Trent Reznor, More

On this week's All Songs: We share great new electronic music from Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross' unsettling Gone Girl soundtrack, Thom Yorke and Aphex Twin, plus new music from Robert Plant and more.

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Database Flaws Cloud Sunshine On Industry Payments To Doctors ProPublica

A federal website set to go live Tuesday will disclose drug and device companies' ties to doctors. The release marks a milestone, but could be misleading for patients checking up on their doctors.

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