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Archived Since:June 8, 2008

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$250 million, 300 scientists and 40 labs: Sean Parker's revolutionary project to 'solve' cancer

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

The collaboration, which will be formally announced Wednesday, focuses on immunotherapy -- an area of research that many believe represents the future of cancer treatment.

You might still be a simple bacterium, if not for magnetism

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Earth's magnetic field might have gotten a boost at just the right time for life to evolve.

Water in Flint is improving but still unsafe to drink, researchers say

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Lead levels in some homes remain problematic months after the city switched its water source.

The science of a good cry: In evolutionary terms, it signals two things

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

The shedding of emotional tears is unique to humans, but our evolutionary, psychological, and biological reasons for “crying it out” remain a mystery.

How much is a pet dog worth? A court will soon decide.

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Lola was only a mutt. But her owners want the Georgia Supreme Court to declare she wasn't worthless.

Breakthrough brain chip gives paralyzed man ability to hold cup, play Guitar Hero again

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

The technique uses signals recorded from the brain to trigger various finger, hand and wrist movements.

I peered into the center of the universe. Was I sick, or in search of myself?

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Mental illness v. mad pride: Two new documentaries explore opposing views of bipolar disorder.

Health Care’s Hard Realities On The Reservation: A Photo Essay

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Cody Pedersen and his wife, Inyan, know that in an emergency they will have to wait for help to arrive. When Inyan, 34, was preparing to give birth to her two youngest children, doctors scheduled her...

Map: All the reported cases of Zika in the United State

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Map: All the reported cases of Zika in the United States

Political Gridlock Blocks Missouri Database For Fighting Drug Abuse

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

At Richard Logan’s pharmacy in Charleston, Missouri, prescription opioid painkillers are locked away in a cabinet. Missouri law requires pharmacies to keep schedule II controlled substances — drugs li...

Medi-Cal se expande para los niños inmigrantes. Así es como funciona

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

En poco tiempo, California comenzará a proveer cobertura completa de Medi-Cal para los niños de familias de bajos ingresos, independientemente de su status migratorio. Dependiendo de a quien le pregun...

New concussion treatments go beyond just resting in a dark room

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Doctors find that more active and targeted therapies can produce better recovery.

New study shows marriage boosts your odds of surviving cancer. It's not just about money.

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Just how big of a difference does being married appear to have on survival? Big, and for both genders, but the impact seems greater for men than women.

Hospitals Eye Community Health Workers To Cultivate Patients’ Successes

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

BALTIMORE — Donnie Missouri, 58, doesn’t have medical training. He started his health career in the linens department in Johns Hopkins Hospital. Now, he works on the front lines — one of the hospital’...

Toddler found unable to breathe — with dead octopus lodged in his throat

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

His mother's boyfriend, Matthew Gallagher, 36, was arrested on suspicion of child abuse.

California Insurance Marketplace Imposes New Quality, Cost Conditions On Plans

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Moving into a realm usually reserved for health care regulators, the California health marketplace Thursday unveiled sweeping reforms to its contracts with insurers, seeking to improve the quality of...

Disabled mom: Please stop wishing for a healthy baby. Focus instead on nurturing a joyful child.

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Most people probably never consider how their own obsession with being healthy ostracizes and "otherizes" those who can never be healthy.

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