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There Are Several Good Reasons To Keep A Smallpox Treatment Ready

The last widespread outbreak of smallpox in the U.S. was in 1949, but the FDA just approved the first drug treatment for it. Do we need it?


1:19A man who working at a smoke shop exhales vapor
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E-Cigarette Use Can Damage Your DNA, Study Finds

1:16Vials of children's vaccines in Germany
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There's A Spike In Measles Cases In Europe - And In The US

0:46Facebook on a computer screen
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HUD Accuses Facebook Of Discriminatory Housing Ads

1:35A Russian rocket

Russian Satellite Maneuvers Are Making The US Nervous

1:41FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaks on repeal of net neutrality laws
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FCC Chair Explains Why Agency Misled Congress On Fake Cyberattack

3:48A kangaroo
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The Lab: Are We Genetically Similar To Kangaroos?

0:46Overdose patient
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CDC Estimates A Record Number Of People Died Of Overdoses In 2017

0:58A man next to a dead whale shark on a Florida beach
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Red Tides Can Be Dangerous For Humans, Too

2:17Children look over a computer.
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Young Kids Who Hold More Conversations Grow Their Brains

0:52Alex Jones
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Twitter Is Temporarily Cracking Down On Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones

0:45Tinder app
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Tinder's Founders Are Suing The App's Owners For Billions

1:32An elephant with a calf
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Elephants Have Special Genes That Keep Them From Getting Cancer

0:55Google logo.
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Some Google Apps Might Be Tracking Your Data Without Your Permission

1:31The launch of a Wideband Global SATCOM satellite
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A Space Force Would Probably Bring New Weapons With It

0:48Farm equipment sprays pesticide
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Court Slams EPA For Allowing Pesticide With Known Side Effects

1:27Artist's rendering of the Parker Solar Probe

To Get To The Sun, NASA's Probe Will Have To Hit The Brakes

4:17Medical student Rahael Gupta turned her depression into a movement.
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This Medical Student Turned Her Depression Into A Movement

0:50Person holding an iPhone
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Apple Tells Lawmakers iPhones Aren't Eavesdropping On Users

18:03A group of medical professionals work at the University of Michigan.
Michigan Medicine/University of Michigan

Unspoken: Doctor Depression And Suicide

5:35A message that Apple's Siri doesn't understand
Newsy / Sarah Giroux

This Project Is Battling Bias In Speech Recognition

1:57Voters cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election
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US Cybersecurity Has Largely Stalled Since The 2016 Election

0:58The night sky between trees
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VP Mike Pence Announces Official Launch Of Space Force

1:58An emotional support pig rests on its owner
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How Are Colleges And Courts Dealing With Emotional Support Animals?

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The Lab: How Exactly Does NASA Plan To Touch The Sun?

1:13CVS Pharmacy sign
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CVS Rolls Out Digital Doctor Visits On Its App

1:16An illustration of membrane-bound vesicles containing clusters of viruses

Newly Discovered 'Virus Clusters' May Be Why Norovirus Is So Severe

0:41Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey
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Twitter CEO Defends Company's Decision Not To Ban Alex Jones

0:38Baby with microcephaly, a defect linked to Zika
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1 In 7 Babies Born To Women Exposed To Zika Had A Birth Defect

1:48A firefighter in California
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As Heat Waves Worsen, So Will All The Other Trouble They Cause

1:00Mammogram image from breast cancer screening
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Genetic Testing Could Reveal Risks For A Deadly Form Of Breast Cancer