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The Campaign To Wipe Out Polio Was Going Really Well. Until It Wasn't

The Campaign To Wipe Out Polio Was Going Really Well. Until It Wasn't

11 minutes ago   |   NPR

It looked as if polio would be the second human disease to be eliminated - after smallpox. But "2020 has been a terrible year," says Michel Zaffran , head of the Global Polio...
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Aspirin use best for those with high coronary calcium, low risk of bleeding

29 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

An X-ray test commonly used to assess hardening of the arteries could help doctors decide whether the benefits of taking aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke...
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Parasitology: Bringing the locals onboard

47 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

A new study examines local perceptions of Chagas disease in a region where the infectious agent is endemic. The results underline the need to take social and cultural factors...
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Beetroot peptide as potential drug candidate for treating diseases

47 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

Medical researchers isolated a peptide from beetroot. The peptide is able to inhibit a particular enzyme that is responsible for the breakdown of messenger molecules in the...
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Should you dine in a restaurant tent this winter? It depends on 5 safety factors

Should you dine in a restaurant tent this winter? It depends on 5 safety factors

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement By this point in the pandemic, we know that dining outdoors is safer than dining indoors. There's far better airflow for the coronavirus to dissipate...
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Teladoc reported impressive Q3 earnings ahead of its $18.5 billion mega-merger with Livongo

Teladoc reported impressive Q3 earnings ahead of its $18.5 billion mega-merger with Livongo

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement On the heels of an anticipated $18.5 billion mega-merger with chronic disease management firm Livongo, Teladoc witnessed surging demand for its virtual...
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Will the Hardest-Hit Communities Get the Coronavirus Vaccine?

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

A committee that advises the C.D.C.'s director is working on a plan to equitably distribute immunizations when they become available.
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90% of UK Covid cases came from Spanish strain, study shows

90% of UK Covid cases came from Spanish strain, study shows

4 hours ago   |   RT

Holidaymakers were key in spreading a variant of coronavirus across Europe that is behind 90 percent of cases in the UK, after a super-spreader event among Spanish farmers...
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‘The enemy here is this virus' Dr. Robert Murphy answers viewer COVID-19 questions 10/30

‘The enemy here is this virus' Dr. Robert Murphy answers viewer COVID-19 questions 10/30

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Dr. Robert Murphy is a professor of infectious disease at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and the executive director of The Institute for Global...
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The 5 Best New TV Shows Our Critic Watched in October 2020

4 hours ago   |   Time

October is for horror, which probably means that my monthly roundup of the best new TV should be crawling with ghosts and ghouls. Alas, the recent crop of spooky shows hasn't...
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Paul Rudd hands out cookies to voters waiting in the rain to cast their ballots

Paul Rudd hands out cookies to voters waiting in the rain to cast their ballots

As people lined up in the rain, waiting to cast their vote, Paul Rudd waited with them, handing out cookies as voters left the polls. Read more ...

Texas early voting totals exceed total number of ballots cast during 2016...

Texas early voting totals exceed total number of ballots cast during 2016 election

More than 9 million ballots have been cast as of Friday morning in the nation's second most-populous state. Read more ...

Strong Aegean Sea earthquake topples buildings in Turkey

Strong Aegean Sea earthquake topples buildings in Turkey

A strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea has shaken Turkey and Greece. Turkey's interior minister reports that six buildings in western Izmir province were destroyed. Read more ...

Some states requiring restaurants to start asking for customers' contact...

Some states requiring restaurants to start asking for customers' contact information

The goal is to help facilitate COVID-19 contact tracing investigations. Read more ...

Officer shot during Brenna Taylor raid countersues her boyfriend

Officer shot during Brenna Taylor raid countersues her boyfriend

The Louisville Metro Police Department officer who was shot during the raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment is now suing her boyfriend. Read more ...

Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Lawrence is experiencing mild symptoms and will miss Saturday's game against Boston College Read more ...

Mike D'Antoni, Ime Udoka hired by Steve Nash for impressive Nets staff

Mike D'Antoni, Ime Udoka hired by Steve Nash for impressive Nets staff

After the Brooklyn Nets shocked the NBA by hiring Hall of Fame point guard Steve Nash as head coach, they doubled down and brought in his offensive-minded mentor Mike D'Antoni... Read more ...

7.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes In Aegean Sea, 4 Dead In Turkey

7.0-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes In Aegean Sea, 4 Dead In Turkey

The earthquake's worst effects are being reported in nearby Turkey, where officials say four people are dead and at least 12 buildings destroyed or damaged in the city of Izmir. Read more ...

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 173 new cases, 7 more deaths

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 173 new cases, 7 more deaths

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Democrats say they fear election-week chaos, including vote-counting delays...

Democrats say they fear election-week chaos, including vote-counting delays and violence in the streets

Summary List Placement Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has is leading President Donald Trump in both national and state polls and is favored to take the White... Read more ...