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A New Course At Arkansas Colleges: How To Not Get Pregnant

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Lenroy Watt talks with residents of Miami's Little Haiti about Zika, leaving brochures in Creole about how to prevent the illness, as well as phone numbers for local mosquito control agencies and the county health department. Courtesy of Planned Parenthood hide caption

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Planned Parenthood Joins Campaign To Rid Miami Neighborhoods Of Zika

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The cost of an EpiPen two-pack has risen more than 400 percent in recent years. The drug is used to halt severe allergic reactions. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Discounts Aren't Enough to Halt Outrage At High EpiPen Prices

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This photo shows conjoined twins born in Syria on July 23, waiting for lifesaving surgery. Arrangements weren't made in time and the twins died on Wednesday. Courtesty of Syrian American Medical Society hide caption

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Twin girls born with extremely small heads, shrunken spinal cords and extra folds of skin around the skull. Scientists think this skin forms when the skull collapses onto itself after the brain —€” but not the skull —€” stops growing. The images of the girls' heads were constructed on the computer using CT scans taken shortly after birth. The girls were infected with Zika at 9 weeks gestation. Courtesy of the Radiological Society of North America hide caption

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A plane sprays pesticide over the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami on Aug. 6. That's just one way health officials are battling back Zika-carrying mosquitoes in the area. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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How Big, Really, Is The Zika Outbreak In Florida?

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A Small Town Struggles With A Boom In Sober Living Homes

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Abraham Vidaurre, 12, checks his arm after receiving an HPV shot in Corpus Christi, Texas. The vaccine is recommended for 11- and 12-year-old boys and girls. Matthew Busch/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Women may have different ways of coping with childhood stresses than men, which may increase their risk of health problems in adulthood. Jutta Klee/Uppercut/Getty Images hide caption

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Hearing Officer Jim Teal presides over a session of Early Intervention Family Drug Court in Sacramento, Calif., in March. The county program helps keep families together — and saves taxpayers $7 million annually, Sacramento County officials say. Robert Durell for Kaiser Health News hide caption

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California Court Helps Kids By Healing Parents' Addictions

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Conjoined Twins In Syria Evacuated From Rebel Stronghold

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Three parasitic worms (from left): male blood fluke, which can range in size from 0.2 inches to 4 inches; tapeworm, which can grow up to 30 feet in length; and microfilaria. The images were color enhanced. David Scharf, Biophoto Associates and Eye Of Science/Science Source hide caption

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Mayor Karen Weaver takes a sip of water at the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee hearing titled, "The Flint Water Crisis: Lessons for Protecting America's Children." Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images hide caption

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Flint Mayor: 'Everybody Played A Role In This Disaster'

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Puerto Rico's Efforts To Stop Zika Are Hampered By Mistrust

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Why The World Isn't Close To Eradicating Guinea Worm

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When Pregnant Women Need Medicine, They Encounter A Void

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