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A woman receives the rVSV-ZEBOV Ebola vaccine at a clinical trial in Conakry, Guinea. The vaccine appears effective after only one shot. Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ebola Vaccine Hailed As 'Game Changer' In Fight Against The Virus

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Planned Parenthood Controversy Raises Questions About Fetal Tissue Research

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Using a digital device that displays Braille characters, Haben Girma talks with President Obama at a White House ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. White House photo/Courtesy of Haben Girma hide caption

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The Ebola vaccine from a trial in Guinea needs to be kept at a temperature of minus 60 degrees Celsius, the World Health Organization says. Storage devices use jet fuel to keep the right temperature for up to five days in the field. Sean Hawkey/Sean Hawkey hide caption

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Enrollment counselor Vue Yang (left) reviews health insurance options for Laura San Nicolas (center), accompanied by her daughter, Geena, 17, at Sacramento Covered in Sacramento, Calif., in February. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Healthy diets help prevent, even reverse, some health conditions. Dr. Dean Ornish believes it can also do the same for cancer. Courtesy of TED hide caption

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Can Healthy Eating Reverse Some Cancers?

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"The goal of me as a cancer doctor is not to understand cancer ... the goal is to control cancer," says Dr. David Agus. Courtesy of TED hide caption

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Is Our Narrow Focus On Cancer Doing More Harm Than Good?

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"We have 21st-century medical treatments and drugs to treat cancer, but we still have 20th-century procedures and processes for diagnosis," says Jorge Soto. James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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What's A Better Way To Detect Cancer?

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Dr. Jay Bradner believes open-source research is necessary in the fight against cancer. Courtesy of TED hide caption

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How Will Open-Source Research Help Cure Cancer?

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3 University Of Virginia Graduates Sue 'Rolling Stone' Over Retracted Story

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AP Study Finds Viruses Linked To Raw Sewage In Rio De Janeiro Olympic Waters

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Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, (left) poses with his uncle, Philip Lee, and father Peter Lee (seated) at the younger Peter Lee's home in Pasadena, Calif., in 2013. Gina Ferazzi/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Meet The California Family That Has Made Health Policy Its Business

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