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Keishla Mojica, 23, lives in Cuagas, Puerto Rico. She was infected with Zika virus while pregnant and expects to give birth in early January. Carmen Heredia Rodriguez/KHN hide caption

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The mumps virus is on the loose. Cases are popping up in Arkansas, Iowa and Illinois. Alissa Eckert/CDC hide caption

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Mumps Bump: Cases Rise In Iowa, Illinois And Arkansas

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Researchers have found marijuana metabolites in the urine of babies who were exposed to adult marijuana use. deux/Corbis/Getty Images hide caption

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Doctors Say Parents Shouldn't Smoke Pot Around Kids

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Florida Department of Health workers package a urine test, part of the state's effort to provide free Zika tests to pregnant women. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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The HPV vaccine has reduced the prevalence of the cancer-causing human papillomavirus by as much as 65 percent among those who are vaccinated. Matthew Busch for The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Advice For Doctors Talking To Parents About HPV Vaccine: Make It Brief

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When Georgia Moore (second from left) was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, her parents, Trevor and Courtney Moore, worried about the germs her younger sister, Ivy, would bring home from school. Courtesy of the Moore family/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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He's more likely to get a timeout than a spanking. narvikk/Getty Images hide caption

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Spanking Young Children Declines Overall But Persists In Poorer Households

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Poverty Wages For U.S. Child Care Workers May Be Behind High Turnover

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Teen Night Owls Struggle To Learn And Control Emotions At School

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Premature birth is the leading cause of infant death in the U.S. and also can cause lifelong disabilities. Anthony Saffery/Getty Images hide caption

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Would You Want To Know The Secrets Hidden In Your Baby's Genes?

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