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A boy with symptoms of cholera waits for treatment at the St. Catherine hospital in Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince on Nov. 10, 2010. Cholera has sickened more than 91,000 Haitians and killed more than 2,000. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Two sisters rest under a mosquito net during a July monsoon rain in Prey Mong kol village in Cambodia's Pailin province. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images AsiaPac hide caption

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Scientists say cranberry's medicinal powers include preventing bacteria like E. coli and staph from sticking to cells. Zac Visco for NPR hide caption

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Zac Visco for NPR