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A 'new era' in malaria control has begun with a vaccination campaign for children in Ivory Coast

Health workers in Ivory Coast have begun giving children the latest malaria vaccine More »


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Gambia upholds its ban on female genital cutting. Reversing it would have been a global first

Lawmakers in the West African nation of Gambia have rejected a bill that would have overturned a ban on female genital cutting More »


US health officials confirm four new bird flu cases, in Colorado poultry workers

Four poultry workers in Colorado have been diagnosed with bird flu More »


Can a Medicaid plan that requires work succeed? First year of Georgia experiment is not promising

By now, Georgia officials expected their new Medicaid plan to provide health insurance to 25,000 low income residents More »


Mental health clinics across the US are helping Latinos bridge language and access barriers

Mental health experts, community clinics and politicians are working to create new programs to break down barriers that Latinos might face to getting therapy or treatment More »


What to know about legal battles on details of abortion rights ballot measures across US

Abortion access ballot measures are the center of a new wave of legal and procedural questions across the U.S. In Arizona, there's a dispute over language to describe a measure that could go before voters in November More »


More than 6 in 10 U.S. adults support protecting access to IVF, AP-NORC poll finds

According to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, relatively few Americans fully endorse the idea that a fertilized egg should have the same rights as a pregnant woman More »


Who is the Buddhist nun who built a global charity from a tiny apartment in rural Taiwan?

In 1966, Cheng Yen, a Buddhist nun living in eastern Taiwan, asked local housewives to contribute 50 cents a month to fund her charity More »


Federal appeals court says there is no fundamental right to change one's sex on a birth certificate

A federal appeals court panel has ruled that Tennessee does not unconstitutionally discriminate against transgender people by not allowing them to change the sex designation on their birth certificates More »


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