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State offers solutions for upstate N.Y. water contamination

New York state is working to develop new long-term water sources for a small upstate town where the water system has been contaminated with a cancer-causing chemical, the state said Friday in a press release.

The state may install new or deeper wells ...

Rio 2016 Olympic stadium

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What threat does Zika pose to the Olympics?

Well before the Zika epidemic began in Brazil last year, Olympics organizers knew they would face a challenge in keeping the approximately 16,000 athletes and 600,000 visitors to Rio de Janiero healthy.

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3 deaths linked to Zika virus in Venezuela

Three people have died in Venezuela from complications related to the Zika virus, President Nicolas Maduro said.

There have been 319 confirmed cases of the Zika virus in the nation, state-run newspaper Correo Del Orinoco reported Thursday.

Venezuela's...

Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake

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Hollywood romance: Our fave celeb couples

Nothing celebrities do turns quite as many heads as who they are dating, especially when their beau is another celebrity. Check out some of our favorite celebrity couples.

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Thousands of thumbtacks found in Calif. dog park

Someone must be getting an extra share of dog poop in his or her yard.

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How your brain works against your best intentions

Have you ever tried to stop yourself from doing something, but were unable to summon up the willpower? A new study finds your brain might be working against your best intentions, and scientists think they might know what could help you unlock your better self.

Prescription drugs, pills

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Clinton, Bush biggest recipients of Pharma donations

When former Turing Pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli announced that he was increasing the price of an HIV drug called Daraprim by nearly 5,000%, he turned the cost of prescription drugs into a political issue.

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Why Americans don't live as long as Europeans

Americans die younger than people in other high-income countries, and drug poisonings, gun injuries and motor vehicle crashes are largely to blame, a study finds.

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How Silicon Valley is dealing with mental illness

It was less than a year ago that Adrienne Heinz lost her brother, Austen, who committed suicide after a lifelong battle with depression.

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These earplugs could replace your noise machine

Should everything be "smart?"

Mosquito Zika virus

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What are the chances I'll get the Zika virus?

The Zika virus was discovered nearly 70 years ago, but chances are you probably hadn't heard of it until the past few months.

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