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  1. How fever in early pregnancy can cause birth defectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    A first-trimester fever can increase a baby's risk of developing a congenital heart defect and certain facial deformities, such as cleft lip or cleft palate. A new study published Tuesday in the journal Science Signaling reveals it's the fever itself that interferes with the development of a baby's heart and jaw during the first three to eight weeks of pregnancy.

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  2. Sessions to wade into divisive campus free speech debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    As President Donald Trump doubled down against the NFL National Anthem protests, his attorney general will wade into a different culture war with a planned address to law students about "free speech on college campuses." In the speech, to be delivered at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, Sessions will lament American universities "transforming into an echo chamber of political correctness and homogenous thought, a shelter for fragile egos," according to a person familiar with the event.

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  3. Thousands march in Boston in protest of controversial rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Thousands of counterdemonstrators marched peacefully Saturday morning in downtown Boston in response to a self-described free speech rally that has sparked concerns of possible violence. A Facebook page purportedly linked to the Boston rally has sought to distance itself from last weekend's white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville.

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  4. Boston preps for dueling groups to march after CharlottesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Counterdemonstrators began gathering Saturday morning in Boston in response to a self-described free speech rally that has sparked concerns of possible violence. A Facebook page purportedly linked to the Boston rally has sought to distance itself from last weekend's white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville.

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  5. What is Antifa?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    After protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent on Saturday, leaving one person dead and dozens injured, the world is still grappling with what happened, who was involved and why. Hundreds of white nationalists took to the streets over the weekend to protest the removal of a Gen.

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  6. Young drivers with ADHD more likely to have an accident, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are 36 percent more likely than other adolescent drivers to get into a car accident, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. Previous research has found much higher rates of crash risks for young people with ADHD.

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  7. Medication lowers crash risk for drivers with ADHD, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Car accidents occur at dramatically lower rates among medicated ADHD patients in the United States than among those not taking medicine, according to a study of more than 2.3 million people published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry. The symptoms of ADHD, a neurodevelopmental disorder, can include an inability to pay attention, impaired impulse control and hyperactivity, which is often expressed as excessive fidgeting, talking or tapping.

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  8. Ann Coulter is not letting Berkeley off easy for calling off speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    The showdown continued Thursday between the University of California, Berkeley, and Ann Coulter over if and when the conservative firebrand will speak at the famously progressive school. Citing safety concerns, administrators on Wednesday postponed Coulter's scheduled April 27 appearance, saying it needed more time to find a "suitable venue."

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  9. Auburn University braces for speech by white nationalist Richard SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Auburn University is on edge about a speech Tuesday night by white nationalist Richard Spencer, whose inflammatory comments about race and religion have sparked protests at other schools where he has appeared. Citing safety concerns, the public university in eastern Alabama on Friday canceled a Spencer event that had been scheduled for Tuesday night.

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  10. Pro-Trump, anti-Trump protesters clash in Berkeley, Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    At least 13 people were arrested as pro-Trump and anti-Trump protesters clashed Saturday at a park in Berkeley, California, police said. "A large number of fights have occurred and numerous fireworks have been thrown in the crowds," Berkeley police said in a statement.

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  11. CRISPR: Is It Possible to Remove Disease From DNA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    April 10, 2017 -- Can you roll your tongue ? Do you have a widow's peak? Does peppermint make you sneeze ? The answers are written in your DNA, along with a host of other assembly instructions that gave you certain traits, skills, and susceptibilities. Your DNA also contains information about your health -- both your current status and your chances of developing certain diseases.

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  12. How soap, chairs and clothing could stop mosquito bites and diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Known to health experts as the most deadly animal on the planet, the minuscule mosquito, with its dreaded whine, is responsible for millions of deaths from multiple diseases each year. In 2015, more than 210 million people had malaria, with an estimated 429,000 dying from the disease.

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  13. Warehouse fire: What we know about the victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    A budding musician. A truck-lover and bowling alley denizen. A singer whose adoring fans called him Nex Luguolo.

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