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Tick season has arrived. Protect yourself with these tips

Tick season is starting across the U.S., and experts are warning the bloodsuckers may be as plentiful as ever More »


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English fishing village told to boil water after a parasite outbreak sickens over 45 people

A scenic fishing village in southwestern England is on its third day under instructions to boil its tap water after a parasite sickened more than 45 people More »


Fall trial set for pharmacist in 11 Michigan meningitis deaths after plea deal talks fizzle

A fall trial has been set for a pharmacist charged with second-degree murder in the deaths of 11 Michigan residents More »


Watchdog: EPA's lead pipe fix sent about $3 billion to states based on unverified data

The Environmental Protection Agency watchdog says the agency distributed about $3 billion to states last year to replace harmful lead pipes based on unverified data More »


Justice Department formally moves to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug in historic shift

The Justice Department has formally moved to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, a historic shift in generations of U.S. drug policy More »


South Korean court rejects effort to block plan that would boost medical school admissions

A South Korean court has ruled in favor of the government’s contentious plan to drastically boost medical school admissions More »


UN agency authorizes second vaccine against dengue amid outbreaks in the Americas

The World Health Organization has authorized a second dengue vaccine, a move that could provide protection for millions worldwide against the mosquito-borne disease that has already sparked numerous outbreaks across the Americas this year More »


Pro-cannabis advocates in Thailand rally ahead of the government's plan to recriminalize the plant

Dozens of pro-cannabis advocates in Thailand gathered at the health ministry on Thursday to oppose the government’s plan to relist it as narcotics, two years after it was decriminalized More »


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