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In this Aug. 7, 2017, photo, Kenneth Parker Ulrich, left, a research technician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, prepares to collect a blood sample from Erricka Hager, a participant in the "All of Us" research program in Pittsburgh. The "All of Us" research program is run by the National Institutes of Health and plans to track the health of at least 1 million volunteers by 2019. By doing so, researchers hope to learn how to better tailor treatments and preventative care to people's genes, environments, and lifestyle. The University of Pittsburgh is running a pilot program with some of the first enrollees in the study. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than...
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According to a recent study, women in Flint, Michigan experienced fewer pregnancies due to high levels of lead in drinking...
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According to a report published by the World Health Organization, the rise of drug-resistant infections are a result of dwindling...
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Greg Sroda, Chief Operating Officer of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, discusses overcoming limited budgets to deliver its high-demand programs...
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As the devastation from both Hurricanes and earthquakes in Mexico City continue to impact thousands of people, everyone needs to do their...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Public health authorities on Tuesday declared an outbreak of the highly contagious liver disease hepatitis A...
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Only half of America's smallest businesses now offer health coverage to their workers because many say steady cost hikes have...
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Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that was...
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane University School of Medicine has received its largest donation ever: $25 million, to support research.   ...
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The National Institute of Health (NIH) will invest over $200,000 on transgender studies after a budget increase of $2 billion...
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Funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are set to run out, leaving millions of children without health care...
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Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, discusses the core values and strategies of the organization....
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego's mayor has announced a plan to erect three commercial-grade tents to house hundreds of...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all: Millions of women may soon have to decide between a...
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The public hospital system in New York City are planning to increase mental health programs available for children and adolescents. ...
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Bebe Anderson, VP of US Legal Program at Center for Reproductive Rights discusses the only global legal advocacy organization dedicated...
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Momentous Institute in Dallas, Texas has inspired a movement in education around improving the social emotional well-being of children to...
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, file photo, Douglas Lowy, left, and John Schiller, of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health are awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation by President Barack Obama, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation announced Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, that it awarded Lowy and Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute its clinical research award. The public service award went to Planned Parenthood and the basic research prize went to Michael N. Hall of the Biozentrum Institute at the University of Basel. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Two scientists who paved the way for widely used vaccines and another who discovered key players...
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A federal judge blocked an anti-abortion law that was supposed to go into effect last Friday in Texas.   ...
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James Siegal, CEO of KaBOOM! discusses the importance of play in the development of kids....
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With the emergence of gene editing practices, scientists and health officials are warning individuals regarding the ethical dilemmas surrounding the...
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — One-third of American adults and one in six children are now obese, although an annual report...
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Want to help victims of hurricane Harvey? The most effective way is by making a monetary donation. The following is...
Susan L. Solomon Preview
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Susan L. Solomon discusses the first privately-funded stem cell laboratory in the nation that accelerates cures for the major diseases...

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