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Published on March 20, 2020 - Page 5
President Donald Trump focused attention on possible treatments for the new coronavirus on Thursday, citing potential use of a drug long used to...
Published on March 12, 2020 - Page 7
The new coronavirus can live in the air for several hours and on some surfaces for as long as two to three days, tests by U.S. government and other...
Published on March 12, 2020 - Page 7
Is it the flu, a cold or the new coronavirus? Patients and doctors alike are parsing signs of illness to figure out who needs what tests or care and...
Published on March 10, 2020 - Page 8
For the first time since the early 1900s, more Americans are dying at home rather than in hospitals, a trend that reflects more hospice care and...
Published on March 3, 2020 - Page 8
SAN ANTONIO — Women who use certain types of hormones after menopause still have an increased risk of developing breast cancer nearly two decades...
Published on March 3, 2020 - Page 9
An experimental vaccine proved 50% effective at preventing latent tuberculosis infection from turning into active disease in a three-year study of...
Published on February 11, 2020 - Page 9
Two experimental drugs failed to prevent or slow mental decline in a study of people who are virtually destined to develop Alzheimer’s disease at a...
Published on February 3, 2020 - Page 18
It can spread person to person, even if someone is showing no symptoms. The next in line can continue to pass it on. The incubation period is so long...
Published on January 7, 2020 - Page 8
There’s no way to sugarcoat this news: Nearly half of American adults will be obese within a decade and one-quarter will be severely so, a new report...
Published on December 31, 2019 - Page 9
SAN ANTONIO — Doctors have reported unusually good results from tests of two experimental drugs in women with an aggressive form of breast cancer...