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By ensuring vaccines are invented and distributed, Bill Gates says, his foundation is dramatically reducing the number of childhood deaths in poor countries.

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Why Bill Gates Fights Diseases Abroad, Not At Home

The Microsoft founder and philanthropist talks with NPR's David Greene about why he's spent billions on health efforts in developing countries and about the prospect of beating polio and malaria.

A woman tries electronic cigarettes at a store in Miami.

Shots - Health News

FDA Moves To Regulate Increasingly Popular E-Cigarettes

If the agency has its way, it will ban sales to minors and keep e-cigarettes out of vending machines. People also would be warned that the nicotine vapor the devices emit is addictive.

In a 25-year career, Damon Albarn's new Everyday Robots is his first true solo album.

Music Interviews

Damon Albarn On 'Everyday Robots' And The Birth Of Britpop

Albarn says the sound he helped create with Blur in the 1990s was not a celebration of England, but a reaction to America's encroaching influence.

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