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Doctor Vu Minh Dien, left, examines dengue patient Tran Thi Xuyen at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases in Hanoi, Vietnam, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Vietnam has been battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past week stretching its medical system. (AP Photo/Tran Van Minh)
Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 percent more casesVietnam is battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past three weeks stretching its medical system.
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3 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlashThree charities are canceling fundraisers at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort as the president faces a backlash from his comments about violence in Charlottesville, Virginia
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, file photo, a Pfizer flag is displayed in front of the company's world headquarters in New York. The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed. Pfizer’s Besponsa was approved for patients with a type of advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
FDA OKs Pfizer drug for rare, fast-killing type of leukemiaFDA approves new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed
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FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, visitors to the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb. cool off at a misting station as temperatures reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit and the humid air makes it feel like 105 degrees. Earth sizzled to yet another all-time heat record last month. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday that Earth’s land surfaces in July were the hottest since record keeping began in 1880. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
July ranks 2nd for heat globally, hottest recorded on landUS government scientists calculate that Earth broiled last month to more record-like heat, calling it part of man-made global warming
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Yem Chrin, center, an unlicensed medical practitioner, is escorted by prison guards to waiting transportation outside an appeals court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Yem, who was sentenced to 25 years in prison after finding him responsible for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV by reusing sanitized syringes, told the appeals court that he regretted the mistake and he did not intend to infect the victims. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
Cambodian medic who spread HIV asks for court's mercyUnlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner, sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV, admits mistake, says he only sought to provide care for his community
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Father charged in baby boy's fatal overdose of opioid comboAn Ohio man has been charged in the fatal drug overdose of his 1-year-old son
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FILE - In this July 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an event about healthcare, in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. The government will make this month’s payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law that President Donald Trump still wants to repeal and replace, a White House official said Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
White House: Gov't to make health law payments this monthThe White House says President Donald Trump will make August payments to insurers under the health-care law he wants to repeal and replace.
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FILE - This July 21, 2011, file photo shows a building on the Express Scripts campus in Berkeley, Mo. Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager, will limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users starting in September 2017 as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans. The new program is drawing criticism from the American Medical Association. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concernedNation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit opioids prescribed to first-time users; American Medical Association criticizes move
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Austria orders recall of unapproved cancer drugAustrian authorities have ordered a recall of a cancer medication that was put on the market without proper approval
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In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a blacklegged tick - also known as a deer tick. Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or something else can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to catch the disease early, using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood. (CDC via AP)
Is it really Lyme? Researchers developing a new test to tellDiagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or something else can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to catch the disease early _ using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood
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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013 file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. A report found drug overdose deaths among U.S. teens inched up in 2015 after years of decline. The report was released on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
US teen drug overdose deaths inch up after years of declineA new report finds drug overdose deaths among US teens have inched up after years of decline
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FILE - In this July 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. People buying individual health care policies would face sharply higher premiums, and some may be left with no insurance options if President Donald Trump makes good on his threat to stop "Obamacare" payments to insurers, congressional experts said Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidiesCongressional Budget Office: Higher premiums, fewer insurance options if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies
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