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Sharp, 'Off The Charts' Rise In Alcoholic Liver Disease Among Young Women

Some doctors are seeing a disturbing spike in lethal alcoholic liver disease, especially among young women. The recent trend has been supercharged, they say, by the pandemic's isolation and pressures.

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A majority of U.S. colleges have canceled spring break, in an attempt to curb student travel. But the rise of online classes means students can now attend college from anywhere, including Miami Beach. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Colleges Canceled Spring Break, But Students Are Traveling Anyway

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One Of Biden's Biggest Climate Change Challenges? The Oceans

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli (center) arrives to give a speech at a stadium in Dodoma, Tanzania, in August. Magufuli's death was announced Wednesday. He was 61. Ericky Boniphace/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli, A COVID-19 Skeptic, Has Died

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