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Dr. Pinaki Panigrahi

Special probiotic mixture reduces risk of sepsis in infants, study finds

This particular treatment is also relatively easy and inexpensive to produce and administer, costing only about $1 per baby, the researchers estimate.

Tha Dah Loo is a community health worker with WellShare International

How Minnesota's Karen community is trying to curb its addiction to tobacco

A new program is trying to raise awareness about the health consequences of tobacco use among Twin Cities’ Karen people, a community that has unusually high rates of tobacco use. 

How to enjoy today's solar eclipse safely

How to enjoy today's solar eclipse safely

There’s only one safe option for looking directly at the sun, whether during an eclipse or not: through special-purpose solar filters.

Unbelted rider in the back could kill someone in the front
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Unbelted rider in the back could kill someone in the front

In a survey of recent rear-seat passengers, 91 percent said they always buckled up in the front seat, but only 72 percent said they always buckled up in the rear.

Adderall XR
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Take the generic drug, patients are told — unless insurers say no

Faced with competition, some pharmaceutical companies are cutting deals with insurance companies to favor their brand-name products over cheaper generics.