News : NPR 3 April 2018

WATCH: See How Leeches Can Be A Surgeon's Sidekick

The idea of using leeches to treat ailments is ancient — and no longer in favor. But now these blood-suckers are gaining new respect as a doctor's helper during surgery.

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When Going Gluten-Free is Not Enough: New Tests Detect Hidden Exposure

For people with celiac disease, incidental ingestion of gluten can lead to to painful symptoms and lasting intestinal damage. Two new studies suggest such exposure may be greater than many realize.

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ISIS Claims Murders Of 4 Christians In Pakistan

Three men and a woman died in the attack. A fifth person riding in the rickshaw — a 12-year-old girl — survived.

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Who Wins A U.S.-China Trade War? Maybe Australia

Australia has strong trading ties with China and produces many of the things on Beijing's list of U.S. products that will be hit by stiff tariffs.

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The Cosby Trial: What You Need To Know

Bill Cosby heads to trial again on sexual assault charges arising from a 2004 encounter in his home. Last year, a jury couldn't decide on a verdict, so the judge declared a mistrial.

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A Meeting With Putin, If It Happened Soon, Would Involve A Different Trump

The White House says nothing is scheduled, but whenever Putin next meets Trump, the American president's political situation will have changed a great deal.

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Health Savings Account Change In 2018 Could Trip Up Some Consumers

The new calculation reduces by $50 the amount a family can put into these HSA accounts this year. Anyone who has already funded the account at a higher level will need to adjust, or risk IRS scrutiny.

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Police Shootings Stir Outrage Among Some, But Not The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court sided with police on Monday when it tossed out a lawsuit against a policeman after he shot a woman in her own front yard.

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