A pig kidney transplant has worked in a human patient for the first time

A pig’s kidney has been transplanted into a human and was not immediately rejected for the first time. The medical advancement, called a “transformative moment” by researchers, could pave the way to help the thousands of people in need of organ transplants every year.  On September 25, researchers at New York University performed More...

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By admin On Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
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U.S. has 23% more flu cases this year than in 2020, Walgreens says

More Americans have been stricken with the flu this year than last, with nearly a quarter more cases so far this season than in 2020, according to a Walgreens analysis of its own sales of flu medications.   “To More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 19th, 2021
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First lady says the Bidens are “heartbroken” over Colin Powell’s death

First lady Jill Biden said she and the president are “heartbroken” over Colin Powell’s death. The former secretary of state and longtime colleague of the president died Monday morning due to More...

By admin On Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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CDC issues new COVID-19 guidance for the holiday season

New holiday COVID-19 guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges eligible people to get vaccinated against the virus and wear masks — in some cases — when gathering.  “Because More...

By admin On Saturday, October 16th, 2021
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A stench has been lingering over a California city for 2 weeks and residents say it’s making them sick

A smell like rotten eggs has been lingering over a small California city for the last two weeks, and residents say it has made them sick. “Fortunately, for me, I’ve been only having to deal with More...

By admin On Friday, October 15th, 2021
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“Do we need to ration care?”: COVID patients overwhelm Montana hospitals

Billings, Montana — Montana, the first state to ban COVID-19 mandates for employees, has one of the lowest vaccination rates and the highest hospitalization rates in the country. Some hospitals have reached More...

By admin On Friday, October 15th, 2021
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NBA star Kyrie Irving says refusal to get COVID vaccine is “what’s best for me”

Kyrie Irving said Wednesday he didn’t want to lose salary or a chance to compete for a championship with the Brooklyn Nets, but was doing “what’s best for me” by refusing to get the COVID-19 More...

By admin On Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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Butterball recalls 14,000 pounds of ground turkey sold at BJ’s and Kroger stores

Butterball is recalling more than 14,000 pounds of ground turkey products sold nationwide because they may contain small pieces of hard blue plastic. The ground turkey items were produced on September 28, 2021, More...

By admin On Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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Henrietta Lacks, Black woman whose “immortal” cell line changed medicine, honored by World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday awarded a posthumous award to Henrietta Lacks, a Black woman who unknowingly had her body’s cells biopsied while undergoing cancer treatment — and ultimately More...

By admin On Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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Lead water crisis hits another Michigan city

Residents of Benton Harbor, Michigan — a predominantly African American city just three hours away from Flint, Michigan — are dealing with a lead water crisis. People are under orders not to drink, cook More...

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