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Danish Study Links Fish Oil During Pregnancy With Lower Asthma Risk In Kids

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Third-year dental student Alex Dolbik checks the oral health of a patient at the Refugee Health Clinic in San Antonio. Wendy Rigby/Texas Public Radio hide caption

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In Texas, Students Help Provide Health Care For Refugees

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John Evard, 70, at the Las Vegas Recovery Center last July. Evard, a retired tax attorney, checked into a rehabilitation program to help him quit the prescribed opioids that had left him depressed, groggy and dependent on the drugs. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Opioids Can Derail The Lives Of Older People, Too

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Results from different genetic tests on samples from the same cancer patient can disagree about the best course of treatment. Clare McLean/University of Washington School of Medicine hide caption

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'Drug Dealer, M.D.': Misunderstandings And Good Intentions Fueled Opioid Epidemic

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After reaching adulthood, a mosquito emerges from the water looking for trouble. Courtesy of Andrew Hammond hide caption

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To Fight Malaria, Scientists Try Genetic Engineering To Wipe Out Mosquitoes

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House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is part of the Republican leadership working to repeal the Affordable Care Act as quickly as possible in January. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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