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Pfizer To Buy Allergan For $160B, Create World’s Largest Drug Company -- Moving ownership from the U.S. to Ireland will mean the company pays less tax

New Republican pitch to female voters: Over-the-counter birth control

Republicans are right about one thing: Birth control pills must be available to buy without a prescription. The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists says the studies are clear: OTC oral contraception improves women's health. People are concerned that the switch means that Obamacare won't cover it anymore, but that could be fixed. Concerns over affordability (or Republican agendas) shouldn't stop people from supporting OTC oral contraceptives.

Can Technology Ease The Burden Of Caring For People With Dementia?

Researchers at UC San Francisco and University of Nebraska Medical Center plan to develop a dementia "ecosystem," which aims to reduce the cost of caring for the growing number of dementia patients and to ease the strain on caregivers.

The Debate Is On: To Deworm Or Not To Deworm?

More than 2 billion people are infected with intestinal worms. They can cause anemia. Anemia can cause serious problems, but mild anemia can actually be helpful for fighting some diseases. Maybe that's why the evidence for deworming is so mixed. The parasites can spread through soil and water.

For Colombia's Emberá, telling outsiders about FGM is worse than cutting girls

For Colombia's Emberá telling outsiders about FGM is worse than cutting girls. There is a strongly held belief among the Emberá that if a clitoris is not cut it will become a penis.