CNN - Health - Check 07/03/2018 Abortion restrictions don't lower rates, report says 2018-03-21T22:23:54.000000000+00:00 Laws that seek to limit abortions around the world may not lower the rate of abortions but could make them less safe, according to a new report that illustrates the trend. Dr. Robert Redfield appointed CDC director 2018-03-21T21:47:06.000000000+00:00 Dr. Robert Redfield has been selected as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. The shaky science of lie detectors 2018-03-21T20:12:42.000000000+00:00 A polygraph, or lie detector test, given to porn star Stormy Daniels in 2011 shows that she gave truthful answers to the questions: "Around July 2006, did you have vaginal intercourse with Donald Trump?" "Around July 2006, did you have unprotected sex with Donald Trump?" South Sudan reaches milestone in eradicating debilitating Guinea worm 2018-03-21T19:07:41.000000000+00:00 Amid war and devastation in South Sudan came glimmers of hope Wednesday as the world's newest nation announced a milestone step toward eradicating a debilitating disease. Mumps outbreaks linked to waning vaccine protection, study says 2018-03-21T18:00:09.000000000+00:00 The MMR vaccine, given in two doses to children, protects against the measles, mumps and rubella. Yet the United States and Europe have seen more than a few outbreaks of mumps, a contagious viral disease, in the past couple of years. Young woman's skin condition leads to modeling contract 2018-03-21T17:02:03.000000000+00:00 Amy Deanne was a high school senior when she first noticed the odd white spots on her hand. A 7-year-old found a 65 million-year-old fossil 2018-03-21T15:06:50.000000000+00:00 What Naomi Vaughan found was the fossil of an ammonite, a sea creature that went the way of the dinosaurs millions of years ago. Teen walks while on life support: 'It was one step closer to getting home' 2018-03-21T14:34:00.000000000+00:00 Zei Uwadia was the girl next door who would get lost in a good book, took quiet hikes in nature and preferred being alone in her room to socializing at another teen party. Ocean plastic predicted to triple within a decade 2018-03-21T13:45:29.000000000+00:00 Without intervention soon, the amount of plastic littering the world's oceans is expected to triple within a decade, a new UK government report warns. Male birth control pill one step closer to reality, researchers say 2018-03-21T13:40:29.000000000+00:00 For decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study.