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Anders Kelto

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#NPRreads: A Sign Of The Times? Trinidad Offers Venezuela Toilet Paper For Oil

Friday, February 27, 2015

For your weekend, here are three recommendations for stories that may surprise you about the rise of OxyContin, the fall of Venezuela and an undocumented immigrant who made money for Goldman Sachs.

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Why A Court Once Ordered Kids Vaccinated Against Their Parents' Will

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Measles infected hundreds of children at a Philadelphia church whose members didn't believe in modern medicine. In a rare step, health officials moved to compel the families to vaccinate the kids.

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In Puerto Rico, Health Overhaul Gets An Incomplete

Saturday, February 07, 2015

The U.S. territory implemented an unusual version of the Affordable Care Act. Insurers must offer coverage to everyone. But there's no mandate for people to buy it, and there are no subsidies to help.

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Mr. Taxi Driver, You Are GOING TOO FAST!!!!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Kenya's passenger vans have a reputation for getting into deadly crashes. A new campaign has cut the accident rate with a simple intervention: Stickers that urge riders to speak up!

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How Ebola Took A Toll On One American Church

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Congregants at Trinity Episcopal Church come from many countries, including in West Africa. No one had visited the virus-stricken nations, yet fearful worshippers began skipping services.

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Did Oscar Pistorius Get Away With Murder?

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The double-amputee athlete from South Africa shot his girlfriend claiming he mistook her for an intruder. He was sentenced to 5 years in prison for culpable homicide, the equivalent of manslaughter.

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Farm Fresh? Natural? Eggs Not Always What They're Cracked Up To Be

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Egg cartons these days are often plastered with an array of terms that can confuse and even mislead consumers. Here's a glossary of carton jargon for the wannabe informed egg buyer.

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And The Award For Most Offensive Fundraising Video Goes To ...

Thursday, December 18, 2014

If you're a charity that wants to help the developing world, you really, really, really don't want to win a "Rusty Radiator."

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He Just Flew In From South Africa To Join 'The Daily Show'

Sunday, December 14, 2014

And boy, are his arms tired. Because he's been holding them up so the U.S. police don't attack him. That joke launched Trevor Noah's "Daily Show" gig. He got raves โ€” but a few barbs from fans at home.

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A Case Of Mistaken Identity Sends Healthy Boy To An Ebola Ward

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

An ambulance in Sierra Leone is sent out to pick up a suspected patient. But after two wrong turns and several stops for directions, it arrives at the home of a 14-year-old boy with no signs of Ebola.

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If Everybody Had An Ocean, Could We Surf Our Way To Mental Health?

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The teenager's dad was beating his mom. So the kid fell into a funk. His grades plummeted, he joined a gang, he got into fights. Then he discovered surfing therapy.

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Your Odds Of Surviving Cancer Depend Very Much On Where You Live

Monday, December 01, 2014

The largest study of cancer patients reveals a huge gulf in survival rates around the world. And in some countries, there may only be one cancer doctor for the entire population.

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The Guy Who Delivers HIV Medicine On His Bicycle

Monday, November 17, 2014

A South African teenager got tired of waiting in the clinic for his grandparents' HIV meds. So he came up with a solution. All it took was a bicycle.

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Yes, Doctor, I Took My Anti-HIV Meds (But Really, I Didn't)

Thursday, November 13, 2014

African women signed up for a trial to test pills and gels that can prevent HIV. They swore they were complying. Only they weren't. Reasons range from conspiracy theories to ... skin care.

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Grannies Taking Care Of Grannies Is Good For Everyone

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Who better to check on the health of older folks than other older folks? That's what AgeWell Global, an innovative program in South Africa, is doing.

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The Misadventures Of My Anti-Ebola Suitcase

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

It was packed with all the things needed to keep safe on a reporting trip to Sierra Leone. Then it took a few wrong turns and ended up in ... Paris! Will correspondent and luggage ever be reunited?

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The Ebola Survivors Who Can't Go Home

Saturday, October 18, 2014

They beat the deadly virus, but transportation back home is hard to come by. So they're living in an abandoned hospital ward, hoping someday to resume the life they had before Ebola struck.

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3-Year-Old Ebola Survivor Proposes To Nurse

Friday, October 17, 2014

And she says yes! Ibrahim is one of three brothers who lost their mother to Ebola โ€” but survived. While waiting to be reunited with his dad, the little boy fell in love.

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CDC Issues New Ebola Screening Protocols For U.S. Airports

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Passengers coming off certain international flights will be given a questionnaire asking them where they've traveled and some will have their temperature taken.

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Why One Public Health Expert Thinks Airport Ebola Screening Won't Work

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The U.S. will soon set up screening procedures, according to the CDC. But one expert questions the usefulness of screens. And history backs him up.

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