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New cancer drug trains immune system to kill tumors

‘Masked’ cancer drug stealthily trains immune system to kill tumors while sparing healthy tissues, reducing treatment side effects Aslan Mansurov, University of Chicago Pritzker School of...
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Monkeypox case found in the U.S.

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention On May 18, 2022, a U.S. resident tested positive for monkeypox after returning to the U.S. from Canada....
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Life Hacks for coping with ADHD

These strategies and life hacks can help anyone with ADHD, as well as those who struggle with attention problems but don’t have a diagnosis Rob Rosenthal,...
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Spike in overdose deaths linked to fentanyl

What is fentanyl and why is it behind the deadly surge in US drug overdoses? A medical toxicologist explains Kavita Babu, UMass Chan Medical School Buying...
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Learning to recognize the symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is not a silent killer – recognizing its symptoms could help reduce misdiagnosis and late detection Barbara Goff, University of Washington Ovarian cancer is the...
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CDC Alerts Health Care Providers to Hepatitis Cases of Unknown Origin

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC today issued a nationwide health alert to notify clinicians and public health authorities about a cluster of children identified...
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FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Diagnostic Test Using Breath Samples

US Food and Drug Administration Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first COVID-19 diagnostic test that...
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Bird flu is killing millions of chickens and turkeys across the US

Yuko Sato, Iowa State University An outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in chicken and turkey flocks has spread across 24 U.S. states since it...
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Treating chronic hypertension in early pregnancy benefits parents, babies

Study shows pregnant adults less likely to experience preterm births or other serious problems with treatment. U.S. National Institutes of Health Adults treated with medication for high...
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Missouri city is a hot spot of toxic air pollution and...

State Launches Cancer Study After ProPublica Identifies Toxic Air Pollution Hot Spot by Lisa Song ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The...

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