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`How can I be effective?’: Teachers suffering after Michael

`How can I be effective?’: Teachers suffering after MichaelPANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Regina Ferrell, a fourth-grade teacher in Bay County, stood before the local school board this week and pleaded: Please be flexible with teachers returning to classrooms after Hurricane Michael.



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Was Starbucks' Racial Bias Training Effective? Here's What These Employees Thought

Was Starbucks' Racial Bias Training Effective? Here's What These Employees Thought“I was angry we had to educate people on how to not be racist"



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Health officials say flu vaccine most effective for children

Health officials say flu vaccine most effective for childrenThe CDC said Wednesday that while the flu vaccine is only 25% effective in adults, it protects 59% of the children who are vaccinated.



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Flu Vaccine About 30% Effective Against Predominate Strain: CDC

Flu Vaccine About 30% Effective Against Predominate Strain: CDCCanadian health officials said its effectiveness could be 10 percent to 20 percent there.



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Sen. Tom Cotton on Wolff book: Trump has 'been active, engaged and effective leader'

Sen. Tom Cotton on Wolff book: Trump has 'been active, engaged and effective leader'Trump ally Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark), responds to the new book "Fire and Fury" and discusses border wall funding on "This Week."



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Here's an Effective Way to Get Pesticides Off Fruit

Here's an Effective Way to Get Pesticides Off FruitAfter a 15-minute baking soda soak, almost all of the chemicals had been removed from the surface of an apple—but some were still lurking in the fruit.



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New Study Says Cleaning Your Kitchen Sponge Isn't Effective

New Study Says Cleaning Your Kitchen Sponge Isn't EffectiveIf we’ve learned anything about kitchen sponges, it’s that they’re usually packed full of mold and bacteria.



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Researchers developing effective chlamydia vaccine

Scientists are working on a vaccine against the STI chlamydia.Researchers at McMaster University, Canada, have presented the first promising steps towards a vaccine against chlamydia, a "silent" sexually transmitted infection (STI) that affects 113 million people worldwide each year and which can lead to infertility. The research, published in the journal Vaccine, could help protect people all over the world from chlamydia. If left untreated, chlamydia can cause upper genital tract infections, pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility.



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Anti-HIV pill not cost effective among U.S. drug abusers

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – Providing anti-HIV pills to people who abuse injection drugs in the U.S. would reduce infections and save lives but end up costing the healthcare system billions of dollars a year, researchers say. The message for policymakers is that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use among injection drug abusers is effective, but very costly, said study author Dr. Douglas Owens. Currently, the daily pill known as Truvada, manufactured by Gilead, is the only form of PrEP approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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Girls on most effective birth control may unwisely skip condoms

An illustration picture shows a woman holding a pill at her home in NiceBy Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – High school girls who use the most effective methods of birth control are less likely to also use condoms, making them vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), researchers say. Girls who use intrauterine devices and implants to prevent pregnancies are less likely to use condoms than their peers taking birth control pills, they found. "The findings highlight a need for strategies to increase condom use among all users of highly and moderately effective contraceptive methods … to prevent STIs," wrote lead researcher Riley Steiner of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, in an email to Reuters Health.



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