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1:01 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

The New Science Behind Our 'Unfair' Criminal Justice System

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 3:56 pm

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1:01 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Country's Kacey Musgraves Mixes Wit And Sincerity In 'Pageant Material'

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 5:11 pm

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Goats and Soda
12:47 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

Cuba Is First To Earn WHO Seal For Ending Mother-Baby HIV Transmission

A pregnant woman in Cuba with HIV would be referred to a policlinico, like the one above, for specialized care.
Courtesy of Pan American Health Organization/WHO

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 3:50 pm

A woman has HIV. She becomes pregnant. What are the chances that she can deliver a baby who is not infected?

In some countries, like Yemen, for example, only 11 percent of pregnant women with HIV receive treatment to prevent their babies from being infected. For women who aren't part of that fortunate group, the chance of passing HIV to their infant is as high as 45 percent.

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Shots - Health News
12:18 pm
Mon July 6, 2015

After Measles Outbreaks, Parents Shift Their Thinking On Vaccines

Most of the people who got measles in last year's outbreaks hadn't been vaccinated with the MMR vaccine.
Photo illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 1:16 pm

Nothing like a good measles outbreak to get people thinking more kindly about vaccines.

One third of parents say they think vaccines have more benefit than they did a year ago, according to a poll conducted in May.

That's compared to the 5 percent of parents who said they now think vaccines have fewer benefits and 61 percent who think the benefits are the same.

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The Two-Way
11:52 am
Mon July 6, 2015

Burt Shavitz, Namesake And Co-Founder Of Burt's Bees, Dies

Burt Shavitz, who co-founded Burt's Bees, died Sunday in Bangor, Maine.
Robert F. Bukaty AP

Originally published on Mon July 6, 2015 3:05 pm

Burt Shavitz, the man whose face is on your minty Burt's Bees lip balm and body wash, died on Sunday in Bangor, Maine. He was 80.

NPR's Elizabeth Blair reports that Shavitz's death resulted from respiratory complications.

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