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Mask wars: History repeats itself more than a century after the Spanish flu

History | 
In the United States, where [the Spanish flu] ultimately killed around 675,000 people, local governments rolled out initiatives to try ...
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Herpes is rampant but there’s no vaccine in sight. Is it next on the gene editing cure list?

Smithsonian | 
The fact is, almost everyone has herpes. Just so we’re defining our terms, genital herpes refers to the incredibly common ...

‘Abortion pill’: How it works

Smithsonian | 
While abortion is still legal, many states have since passed laws that restrict access to abortion to varying degrees...Now some ...
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