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New Coronavirus Infects More Than 200 In China

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Generics may not have the same cost-lowering power for specialty medicines, such as multiple sclerosis drugs, researchers find. That's true especially when other brand-name drugs are approved to treat a given disease before the first generic is approved. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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New Respiratory Virus In China Raises A Lot Of Questions

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When Heather Woock was conceived, her mom sought the help of a fertility specialist. What happened next was not what she was led to believe. But it took three decades for it to come to light. Leah Klafczynski for NPR hide caption

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Her Own Birth Was 'Fertility Fraud' And Now She Needs Fertility Treatment

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Assessing The Injuries After Iranian Missile Attack

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The Supreme Court will examine Trump administration regulations that allow employers to claim exemptions to the contraceptive insurance coverage mandate in the Affordable Care Act. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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What We've Learned From The Data On Crisis Counseling Via Text Message

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3 U.S. Airports Will Screen Travelers From Chinese City For New Coronavirus

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Rep. Ayanna Pressley appears in a video for The Root, the African American-focused online magazine, in which she reveals her bald head and talks about living with alopecia. Courtesy of The Root and G/O Media via AP hide caption

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We Answer Your Questions About Perimenopause

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Sepsis arises when the body overreacts to an infection, and blood vessels throughout the body become leaky. Researchers now estimate that about 11 million people worldwide died with sepsis in 2017 alone — that's about 20% of all deaths. Medic Image/Universal Images Gr/Getty Images hide caption

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Stealth Disease Likely To Blame For 20% Of Worldwide Deaths

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