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Why Health Experts Aren’t Warning about Coronavirus in Food

The answer has to do with the varying paths organisms take to make people sick.

Proposed New Rules to Increase Organ Transplants

The proposal is part of a revamping of the nation’s care for kidney disease.

Is the Stethoscope dying? High-tech Rivals Pose a Threat

Two centuries after its invention, the stethoscope is facing an uncertain prognosis.

CBD is Getting Buzz, but Does it Work? And is it Legal?

The claims are largely unproven and quality control standards don’t exist.

Shopping to Reduce Food Waste is Easy on the Wallet Too

There are two key things to do: Eat what you have, and buy only what you need.

Americans Are Becoming More Anxious Than Before

Americans are becoming more anxious about their safety, health, finances, politics, and relationships.

More Kids Have Autism, Better Diagnosis May Be the Reason

The government estimates that autism is becoming more common and some experts think it can be largely explained by better diagnosing of minority children.

CDC: Drug-Resistant ‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Pose Growing Threat

“Nightmare bacteria” with unusual resistance to antibiotics of last resort were found more than 200 times in the United States last year.

Blood Test May Help Predict Which Breast Cancers Will Recur

A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared

Are 3-D Mammograms Really Better? Putting Mammogram to the Test

It’s the latest dilemma in a field that already vexes women with conflicting guidelines on when to get checked. Starting at age 40, 45 or 50? Annually or every other year?
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Protests, some violent, spread in wake of George Floyd death

Demonstrators marched, stopped traffic and in some cases lashed out violently at police.
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Cop who knelt on George Floyd’s neck charged with murder

Derek Chauvin was charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter.

Job losses continue to mount in US despite reopenings

Millions of Americans out of work despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country.

Disney, SeaWorld announce plans for Florida parks to reopen

The proposals will now be sent to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for final approval.

NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken

They were supposed to ride into orbit aboard SpaceX’s sleek, white-and-black, bullet-shaped Dragon capsule.