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  • US inches closer to measles record, with more than 600 cases reported - There have been 626 cases of measles reported in the United States this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's 71 more than the agency reported last week in its weekly update.
  • A measles outbreak is dividing families in this orthodox Jewish community. Passover could make it worse - As one of the holiest Jewish celebrations of the year arrives, families in the Hasidic section of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, face a dilemma.
  • We're losing the war on climate change - For years now, people like environmentalist and journalist Bill McKibben have been screaming from the treetops that we need a World War II-scale mobilization to fight the scourge of climate change.
  • This baby got measles because of anti-vaxers - Fainy Sukenik believes in vaccines, and her four children are up to date on all their shots.
  • Are you protected from measles? It may depend on when you were born - Nearly two decades after measles was declared eliminated in the US, the country and the globe have seen an upsurge of cases -- including adults who thought they were protected by the vaccine. Now, some are questioning whether they are properly vaccinated and whether they are still at risk for getting measles.
  • What school threats and lockdowns are doing to a generation of children - Schools across the country are facing the possibility of security threats. Many have plans in place and run drills to prepare for the unthinkable. But lockdown drills and the constant discussion of danger can confuse and traumatize children. And it doesn't necessarily make them safer.
  • Michigan measles outbreak linked to outbreak in New York - Michigan health officials confirmed the measles outbreak in Oakland County is linked to the ongoing outbreak in New York.
  • Measles cases are up nearly 300% over last year. This is a global crisis - We are in the middle of a global measles crisis. Cases have soared across the world, including in places where measles had previously been eliminated -- like the United States. In this year to date, the United States has already seen its second-greatest number of cases since 2000. And this past week, New York City declared a public health emergency due to the rapid spread of the virus.
  • 20 years on, Columbine survivors tell Parkland students: 'We're sorry we couldn't stop it.' -
  • Raising an intersex child: 'This is your body. ... There's nothing to be ashamed of' -
  • Human health can be 'mostly sustained' for a year in space, NASA Twins Study concludes - Spending 340 days aboard the International Space Station between 2015 and 2016 caused changes in astronaut Scott Kelly's body, from his weight down to his genes, according to the results of the NASA Twins Study, released Thursday.
  • Drinking water linked to fewer sugary drinks -- and calories -- in kids - Children and teens who drink water are less likely to consume sugary beverages throughout the day, according to a new study.
  • A peep into the history of Easter's marshmallow icon - Easter is a popular time for America's bunny- and chick-shaped marshmallows friends known as Peeps. Every day, about 5.5 million Peeps are produced, roughly 2 billion a year.
  • Life lessons from the native tribe with the healthiest hearts in the world - A few years ago, I read reports of an indigenous tribe living deep in the Amazon rainforest whose members had hardly any evidence of heart disease. In fact, the researchers concluded after a year-long study that the Tsimane, as they are called, had the healthiest hearts in the world, a title previously held by Japanese women.
  • How to talk to your kids about 420 Day - How to protect your kids as mainstream brands and social media influencers jump on the weed wagon.