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The Epidemiologist Who Crushed The Glass Ceiling And Media Stupidity

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A baby born with microcephaly in Brazil is examined by a neurologist. Felipe Dana/AP hide caption

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Zika Is Linked To Microcephaly, Health Agencies Confirm

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When it comes to chronic pain relief, the CDC is asking doctors and patients to think about alternatives to opioids. Robin Nelson/Zumapress.com/Corbis hide caption

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CDC Has Advice For Primary Care Doctors About Opioids

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A trader works earlier this month alongside the New York Stock Exchange post where shares of Lumber Liquidators are traded. The company's stock price has been falling ever since a 60 Minutes report on the cancer risk from some of its floor products. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Mylene Helena Ferraira of Recife, Brazil, carries her 5-month-old son, David Henrique Ferreira, who was born with microcephaly. She's returning home after a medical visit. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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CDC Arrives In Brazil To Investigate Zika Outbreak

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Fred Muzaya, a 26-year-old Ugandan who has AIDS, prepares for a spinal tap to relieve the pressure in his skull, brought on by the fungal disease cryptococcal meningitis. Patrick Adams hide caption

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U.S. Health Agencies Intensify Fight Against Zika Virus

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Extra-high amounts of sodium can be hidden in savory snacks like popcorn served at movie theaters and other concession stands. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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While serving in Congress, Jay Dickey sponsored legislation that effectively restricts spending for research on firearms deaths. Spencer Tirey/AP hide caption

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Congress Still Limits Health Research On Gun Violence

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Ioanna Mattke holds Raven, one of six hens that her family owns. The Mattkes have raised Raven since she was a day old. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Chicken Owners Brood Over CDC Advice Not To Kiss, Cuddle Birds

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