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New Blood Test May Detect Melanoma In Early Stages

In a new study, scientists used an experimental blood test to identify people who had early-stage melanoma with almost 80 percent accuracy.

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Patients Are More Likely To Get Unnecessary Antibiotics At Urgent Care

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Our Environment Gives Our DNA Instructions, Changing Who We Are

0:42A hole in a Hawaii tour boat from a "lava bomb"
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'Lava Bomb' From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Injures 22 People

1:37A patient in a PET scan
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Researchers Develop A Way To Test For Early Alzheimer's Disease

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Smoking Will Soon Be Banned In Public Housing

0:38McDonald's salad display
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3,000 McDonald's Stores Stop Selling Salads Amid Parasite Outbreak

1:03Marijuana plant
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New York Lets Patients Choose Medical Marijuana Instead Of Opioids

0:42Johnson & Johnson products
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Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay Billions In Baby Powder Case

1:01A box of Tamiflu
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US Government Is Moving Forward On Developing At-Home Flu Tests

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Mass Incarceration Of Parents Affects Kids' Health Into Adulthood

1:48A scientist examines Otzi, the 5300-year-old iceman.
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The 5300-Year-Old Iceman Ate A Lot Of Fat And Cooked With Herbs

1:33The IceCube Lab and a readout of a neutrino event
IceCube Collaboration

For The First Time, We Know Exactly Where A Neutrino Came From

1:24A visitor looks at laser-etched lead crystal glass formation in the shape of a brain
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To Understand The Outside World, The Brain Has To Ignore Its Own Body

0:50A Pfizer sign hangs on the outside of their headquarters.
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Pfizer Agrees To Defer Drug Price Hikes After Criticism From Trump

1:00UK police investigate novichok exposure
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UK Man Conscious Following Novichok Exposure, Hospital Confirms

2:55A 4-day-old newborn baby lies in a baby bed in the maternity ward of a hospital.
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Maternal Mortality Rates Are Higher In U.S. Than Many Other Countries

0:37NASA animation of a hole in Earth's ozone
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Report: Banned Ozone-Destroying Chemical Coming From China

1:26A group of rescuers inside Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Thai Soccer Team Will Likely Need To Recover From Darkness, Isolation

1:17A close up of prostate cancer cells.
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Deadly Form Of Cancer Occurs More Often Than Oncologists Thought

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Santa Barbara County Fire

California Is Battling Several Wildfires

1:00EPA headquarters
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EPA Reportedly Blocking Release Of Formaldehyde Cancer Study

0:56NASA's Kepler spacecraft
NASA

NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Will Hibernate To Save Fuel

2:06Scott Pruitt speaks at a White House press briefing
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Scott Pruitt Is Out At The EPA, But His Policy Legacy Remains

1:54Medical workers and police treat a woman in Ohio who has overdosed on heroin.
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Experts Say The Response To The Opioid Epidemic Is Overlooking Women

3:03Antidepressant pills
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Antidepressants Definitely Work. Long-Term Effects Are Less Definite.

1:11Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt
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Pruitt's Replacement Will Probably Keep His Deregulation Push Alive

1:43Bottles of antibiotics line a shelf at a Publix Supermarket pharmacy.
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Pairing The Right Antibiotics Could Help Fight Resistant Diseases

1:38Air conditioning units for sale
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Our Air Conditioning Appetite Could Lead To More Air Quality Deaths

2:29A police officer stands against a barricade.
 

People With Mental Illness Are More Likely To Encounter Police

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Julian Atkins

Victims Of Domestic Abuse Have A High Risk For PTSD