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April is Alcohol Awareness Month. By not drinking too much, you can reduce the risk health risks.

GYRE-The Plastic Ocean: An art and science exhibition on ocean pollution, organized by the Anchorage Museum

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GYRE-The Plastic Ocean: An art and science exhibition on ocean pollution, organized by the Anchorage Museum

New microneedle patch could make it easier to vaccinate against measles

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New microneedle patch could make it easier to vaccinate against measles

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What’s Working: Public Health Progress since the Haiti 2010 Earthquake

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Less than 5% of teens using birth control used the most effective type. What is the most effective birth control method for teens?
Teen births continue to decline in the U.S., but still more than 273,000 infants were born to teens ages 15 to 19 in 2013. Childbearing during the teen years can carry health, economic, and social costs for mothers and their children. The good news is that more teens are waiting to have sex.

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