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    • New Ebola Outbreak Declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha, Lena H. Sun
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The World Health Organization has confirmed an Ebola outbreak in a remote forested part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the first in that country since 2014. At least nine people are suspected of being infected, and three have died.

    "New Ebola Outbreak Declared in Democratic Republic of Congo" is from the May 12, 2017 Health section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and Lena H. Sun and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Study: Up to 90 Percent of Cancers Not 'Bad Luck,' but Due to Lifestyle Choices, Environment

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "Study: Up to 90 Percent of Cancers Not 'Bad Luck,' but Due to Lifestyle Choices, Environment" is from the Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Could Some ADHD Be a Type of Sleep Disorder? That Would Fundamentally Change How We Treat It.

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy that they are bouncing off walls. Educators, policymakers and scientists have referred to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, as a national crisis and have spent billions of dollars looking into its cause.

    "Could Some ADHD Be a Type of Sleep Disorder? That Would Fundamentally Change How We Treat It." is from the September 20, 2017 Health section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Stanford Researchers 'Stunned' by Stem Cell Experiment That Helped Stroke Patient Walk

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "Stanford Researchers 'Stunned' by Stem Cell Experiment That Helped Stroke Patient Walk" is from the June 02, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome May Be a Human Version of 'Hibernation'

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
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    "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome May Be a Human Version of 'Hibernation'" is from the September 6, 2016 Science section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements May Not Protect Some Against Bone Fractures

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    One of the most contentious questions in nutrition science over the past decade has been whether older adults should be taking supplemental vitamin D and calcium. As the world's population ages and broken bones and fractures become even more of a public health concern, with huge social and economic consequences, researchers have been trying to make sense of conflicting studies on the association between supplements and fracture risk.

    "Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements May Not Protect Some Against Bone Fractures" is from the December 26, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • CDC Warns That Americans May Be Overmedicating Youngest Children with ADHD

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
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    "CDC Warns That Americans May Be Overmedicating Youngest Children with ADHD" is from the May 03, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Breast Cancer Drug Tamoxifen May Offer Powerful Punch Against Killer Superbugs: Study

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Breast Cancer Drug Tamoxifen May Offer Powerful Punch Against Killer Superbugs: Study" is from the October 14, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Babies with Down Syndrome Are Taking Center Stage in the U.S. Abortion Fight

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Karianne Lisonbee stepped up to the lectern to talk about what she called “a terrible form of discrimination.”

    "Babies with Down Syndrome Are Taking Center Stage in the U.S. Abortion Fight" is from the March 05, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Brazil Declares Emergency after 2,400 Babies Are Born with Brain Damage, Possibly Due to Mosquito-Borne Virus

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "Brazil Declares Emergency after 2,400 Babies Are Born with Brain Damage, Possibly Due to Mosquito-Borne Virus" is from the Around the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Discounts, Guarantees and the Search for ‘Good’ Genes: the Booming Fertility Business

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The multibillion-dollar fertility industry is booming, and experimenting with business models that are changing the American family in new and unpredictable ways. Would-be parents seeking donor eggs and sperm can pick and choose from long checklists of physical and intellectual characteristics. Clinics now offer volume discounts, package deals and 100 percent guarantees for babymaking that are raising complicated ethical and legal questions.

    "Discounts, Guarantees and the Search for ‘Good’ Genes: the Booming Fertility Business" is from the October 21, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Could Chemicals — Rather than the Zika Virus — Be to Blame for Birth Defects in Brazil?

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha, Lena H. Sun
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "Could Chemicals — Rather than the Zika Virus — Be to Blame for Birth Defects in Brazil?" is from the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and Lena H. Sun and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • New Statin Guidelines: Everyone 40 and Older Should Be Considered for the Drug Therapy

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Sunday issued new guidance for the use of cholesterol-busting statin drugs. The report greatly expands the universe of people who should be screened to see if they need the medication to everyone over age 40 regardless of whether they have a history of cardiovascular disease.

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    • Inequality in U.S. Organ Transplants: Researchers Detail How the Wealthy Game the System

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    "Inequality in U.S. Organ Transplants: Researchers Detail How the Wealthy Game the System" is from the November 12, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This Diet Study Upends Everything We Thought We Knew about 'Healthy' Food

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "This Diet Study Upends Everything We Thought We Knew about 'Healthy' Food" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • In Major Shift, New Guidelines Scale Back Breast Cancer Screenings for Younger Women

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "In Major Shift, New Guidelines Scale Back Breast Cancer Screenings for Younger Women" is from the October 21, 2015 Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The U.S. Fertility Rate Just Hit a Historic Low. Why Some Demographers Are Freaking Out.

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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    The United States is in the midst of what some worry is a baby crisis. The number of women giving birth has been declining for years and just hit a historic low. If the trend continues — and experts disagree on whether it will — the country could face economic and cultural turmoil.

    "The U.S. Fertility Rate Just Hit a Historic Low. Why Some Demographers Are Freaking Out." is from the June 30, 2017 Health section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Real-Time Testing of Drugs at Music Festivals Shows 'Molly' Often Isn't 'Molly'

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
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    Scientists, public health experts and volunteers working with them have started to show up at music festivals, concerts, raves and other public gatherings where illicit drugs are frequently used. Equipped with special chemical testing kits, they help attendees test pills and powder for purity in real time so people can make better informed decisions about whether to take them.

    "Real-Time Testing of Drugs at Music Festivals Shows 'Molly' Often Isn't 'Molly'" is from the July 11, 2017 To Your Health section of The Washington Post. It was written by Ariana Eunjung Cha and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • HIV Test on USB Stick Could Be Start of Consumer Revolution in Disease Monitoring

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
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    What if you could measure the amount of HIV in your blood as easily as you check your weight on the scale in your bathroom or take your blood pressure using a home cuff?

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    • Mythology of 'Patient Zero' and How AIDS Virus Traveled to the United States Is All Wrong

    • By: Ariana Eunjung Cha
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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    The story of how “Patient Zero” and AIDS arrived in New York in 1979 and triggered the epidemic in North America has been told so many times in so many different ways that for many people it's become an accepted truth of our modern history.

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