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TRANSMISSION RISK  A vaccine offers long-lasting protection against hepatitis E, new research shows. The virus can spread when drinking water gets contaminated due to poor sanitation. Shaded areas denote countries where waterborne hepatitis E remains a health problem.

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Meet the first of your approved three to five cups of coffee per day.  According to a committee of scientists, a cup of coffee — or three or five — won’t hurt. But go easy on the cream and sugar — the extra fat and calories can add up. 

GAME ON  Researchers have discovered brain cells in video game-playing macaques that predict another monkey’s next move. Such brain cells may be important in social interactions that require anticipating what others are thinking.

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