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Published on February 18, 2020 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — The flu-like virus that exploded from China has researchers worldwide once again scrambling to find a vaccine against a surprise health...
Published on January 14, 2020 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — The 92-year-old had a painful tumor on his tongue, and major surgery was his best chance. Doctors called a timeout when he said he lived...
Published on December 31, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a virus is to blame for a mysterious illness that can start like the sniffles but...
Published on December 24, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — Measles has a stealth side effect: New research shows it erases much of the immune system’s memory of how to fight other germs, so...
Published on December 18, 2019 - Page 9
WASHINGTON —The U.S. government is overhauling parts of the nation’s transplant system to make sure organs from the dead no longer go to waste — and...
Published on November 19, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — Scientists are closing in on a way to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fertility — and the proof is the...
Published on October 22, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one...
Published on October 8, 2019 - Page 9
WASHINGTON — We share our bodies with trillions of microbes that are critical to staying healthy, but now scientists are getting a much-needed close...
Published on September 30, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON — The flu forecast is cloudy and it’s too soon to know if the U.S. is in for a third miserable season in a row, but health officials said...
Published on September 24, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might...