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This GoPro image provided Saturday, by the French Army shows doctors taking care of evacuated patients infected with the COVID-19 disease, aboard a military plane from Mulhouse, eastern France to Bordeaux, southwestern France, Friday.
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March 28, 2020 - 12:17 pm
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide topped 600,000 on Saturday as new cases stacked up quickly in Europe and the United States and officials dug in for a long fight against the pandemic. Read more here.
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Jacqueline Means doing experiments with kids.
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Cherri Gregg
February 19, 2020 - 4:00 am
Jacqueline Means is the queen of STEM. At 12, with her mom's help, Means decided to create an event where girls could get hands-on experience doing science projects. That's when the Wilmington Urban Stem Initiative was born. Read more here.
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2019 Nobel Prize winners in medicine are Gregg L. Semenza, Peter J. Ratcliffe and William G. Kaelin Jr.
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October 07, 2019 - 11:09 am
Two Americans and a British scientist won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discovering how the body's cells sense and react to oxygen levels, work that has paved the way for new strategies to fight anemia, cancer and other diseases, the Nobel Committee said.
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In this Tuesday, April 28, 2015 file photo, a patient has her blood drawn at a hospital in Philadelphia to monitor her cancer treatment.
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May 31, 2019 - 9:46 am
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer A California company says its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms in a study that included people with and without the disease. Grail Inc. gave results in a news release on...
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This image made available by NASA on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 shows images with separate color and detail information, and a composited image of both, showing Ultima Thule, about 1 billion miles beyond Pluto.
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January 03, 2019 - 11:17 am
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer LAUREL, Md. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft 4 billion miles from Earth yielded its first close-up pictures Wednesday of the most distant celestial object ever explored, depicting what looks like a reddish snowman. Ultima Thule, as the small, icy object has been dubbed,...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 19, 2018, file photo, former New York City Mayor and United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg speaks at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington.
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November 18, 2018 - 5:55 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he's donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, to boost financial aid for low- and middle-income students. The Baltimore university said the contribution — the largest ever to any education...
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Bell's Palsy
May 07, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- You may have heard of Bell's palsy. When someone suffers from Bell's palsy they can wake up one day and they've lost their ability to close their eyes even smile. It can...
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surgery
April 24, 2018 - 2:34 pm
By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world's most extensive penis transplant, and doctors said Monday he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week. Saying they wanted to address "...
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