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This Vaccine Can Prevent Cancer, But Many Teenagers Still Don't Get It
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The HPV vaccine can prevent cervical cancer in women and some cancers in men. It's most effective when given early in adolescence. But a new analysis finds only 29 percent of teens get it by age 13.

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Kites, Prayers, A Snake Show: Reporting From The Rohingya Camps
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NPR correspondent Jason Beaubien talks about his trip to the teeming refugee settlements in Bangladesh.

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Russian Curler Is Suspected Of Doping At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
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Aleksandr Krushelnitckii's second sample will be tested Monday. The World Curling Federation says it learned of the preliminary test result through media reports.

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Europe Saw 4-Fold Increase In Measles Cases In 2017
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In 2017, the disease affected 21,315 people, compared to 5,273 in 2016. Last year, 35 people died in Europe because of measles. The World Health Organizations says unvaccinated people are a factor.

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Chloe Kim Wins Olympic Gold In Snowboarding's Half-Pipe
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Chloe Kim blew away the field and the crowd at the Pyeongchang Games in South Korea, winning in style at Phoenix Snow Park.

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Mikaela Shiffrin Goes For Historic Medal In Slalom At Winter Olympics
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Mikaela Shiffrin is trying to win a third gold and stamp her name in the record books as the best U.S. Olympic skier of all time.

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PHOTOS: These Images Were Captured Nearly 3.8 Billion Miles From Earth
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The distance marks a record: the farthest from Earth an image has been taken. Before NASA's New Horizons probe caught these glimpses in December, the 1990 "Pale Blue Dot" image had held the record.

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WATCH: Penguins Carrying Valentines Will Melt Your Heart
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Biologists at the California Academy of Sciences handed out red felt hearts to African penguin couples in the aquarium. The birds use the romantic treats to woo and court one another.

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Mister Rogers Is Coming Back To Your Neighborhood, On A Stamp
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The stamp will be dedicated in a first-day-of-issue ceremony held in WQED's Fred Rogers Studio in Pittsburgh where Mister Rogers' Neighborhood was filmed.

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Business And Wildlife Groups Skip The Fight, Work Together To Save A Species
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When an animal is listed as endangered that can be bad news for nearby businesses. That's why Georgia's biggest utility is helping to protect the slow-breeding gopher tortoise.

(Image credit: Todd Stone/AP)

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