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How Women From The U.S. Could Be At Risk Of Genital Mutilation

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Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine, walks through the Capitol with colleagues in early December. Aaron P. Bernstein/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Australia had a particularly hard flu season this year, which may predict similar challenges for the U.S. Pascal Pochard-Casabianca/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In The U.S., Flu Season Could Be Unusually Harsh This Year

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Wanda Irving holds her granddaughter, Soleil, in front of a portrait of Soleil's mother, Shalon, at her home in Sandy Springs, Ga. Wanda is raising Soleil since Shalon died of complications due to hypertension a few weeks after giving birth. Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Black Mothers Keep Dying After Giving Birth. Shalon Irving's Story Explains Why

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I guess it's too late to change my mind. Aşkın Dursun KAMBEROĞLU/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Your Brain Has Trouble Bailing Out Of A Bad Plan

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Sales surged for guns, such as these seen at a show in Kenner, La., in late 2012, after the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. Julie Dermansky/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Even Low-Dose Contraceptives Slightly Increase Breast Cancer Risk

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Hairdressers spend more time looking at the tops of heads than anyone else, so are well positioned to spot suspicious skin changes. CommerceandCultureAgency/Getty Images hide caption

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The first baby born as a result of a womb transplant in the United States in the neonatal unit at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. AP hide caption

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First Baby Born To U.S. Uterus Transplant Patient Raises Ethics Questions

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