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COMPARISON TESTING Consumer genetic testing companies offer different levels of DNA analysis, but none offer complete information about a person’s health.

depressed youth

HOW TO HELP  New evidence shows that young black kids have higher suicide rates than those of their white peers. Further work is needed to understand why and what preventative efforts could help, researchers say.

Ebola nurses in Congo

On May 21, nurses began vaccinating people in Mbandaka, the city that became the site of the first urban cases in Congo’s Ebola outbreak last week, as well as in Bikoro, the rural epicenter of the outbreak.

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