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The algorithm gives a lower ranking to posts that have exaggerated health claims so users are less likely to see them in their news feeds.


1:11NASA launches Orion test spaceship from Kennedy Space Center in Florida

NASA Successfully Tests Orion's Launch Abort System

0:52Oregon Capitol Building
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Oregon Republicans To End Walkout And Return To The Senate

1:06St. Louis Planned Parenthood
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Missouri Commission Grants Stay To St. Louis Planned Parenthood

1:08Workers install solar panels on a home in Florida
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New Bill Could Make Fossil Fuel-Heavy States Switch To More Renewables

1:08Flood waters in rural Mozambique following Cyclone Idai
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UN Report: Climate Change Could Force 120M People Into Poverty By 2030

4:22Plastic packaging around beauty products
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How The Beauty Industry Is Trying To Send Less To The Landfill

4:14A pregnant woman
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How A Blood Test Could Detect PTSD In Pregnant Women

0:56San Francisco skyline
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San Francisco To Become 1st Major US City To Ban E-Cigarettes

1:11Teva Pharmaceuticals
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Oklahoma Judges Approves $85M Settlement With Teva Pharmaceuticals

1:31Blood pressure reading
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Trump Issues Order Aimed At Making Health Care Costs More Transparent

1:25Planned Parenthood in St. Louis
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St. Louis Judge Extends Planned Parenthood's Abortion License

2:32Bottles of prescription drugs
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Ask The Experts: There Are No Easy Drug Price Fixes

1:12President Donald Trump leaves the White House on May 24, 2019.
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White House Proposes Removing Long-Term Climate Impact Reviews

1:29An Oregon State Trooper vehicle
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Oregon Republican Senators Flee The State To Block Climate Legislation

1:50Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis
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Missouri Denies St. Louis Planned Parenthood Clinic Abortion License

4:42Inside a recycling plant that makes fiber from single use plastic bottles.

A Reuse-Heavy Circular Economy Could Help Lower Plastic Pollution

2:29Gas station

House Committees Question Origin Of Proposed Fuel Emissions Rollback

0:43San Francisco skyline
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San Francisco Could Become 1st Major US City To Ban E-Cigarettes

2:07Doctor injects vaccine
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Study Finds Vaccine Confidence Is Lower In High-Income Countries

1:08New York State Capitol
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New York Senate Passes 'Aggressive' Climate And Emissions Bill

0:43Coal power plant.
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EPA Ends Obama's Clean Power Plan, Letting States Set Emissions Goals

2:18Witnesses at a House Intelligence Committee hearing on climate change
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How Often Does The White House Quash Climate-Related Testimony?

4:22A farmer harvests plants

How Far Can Urban Farming Go To Solve Food Insecurity?

1:52Bottles of prescription drugs
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Attorneys Propose Plan For National Opioid Lawsuit Settlement

1:01IFRC team members
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The WHO Says Congo's Ebola Outbreak Is Still Not A Global Emergency

0:52Bayer building
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Bayer To Invest $5.6B In Researching New Weedkilling Methods

0:51processing center
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Thousands Of Migrants Quarantined Amid Mumps, Chicken Pox Outbreaks

0:55The moon.
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NASA Says It Will Need $20B-$30B To Send Astronauts Back To The Moon

0:59Measles vaccine
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NY Passes Law Ending Religious Exemptions For Childrens' Vaccinations

1:05Trees engulfed in flames during a wildfire
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Officials Warn Upcoming Wildfire Season Could Be Worse Than Last Year