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So far, 26 cases, including seven deaths, have been identified, primarily in men who have sex with...

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    An outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida has caused at least 26 cases of the serious illness and seven of the cases have been fatal, an official from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday. https://t.co/P7S8IDO6AF - view on twitter

The gene-editing technology has led to innovations in medicine, evolution and agriculture — and raised profound ethical questions about altering human...

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    Ten years ago this week, biochemist Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues published the results of a test-tube experiment on bacterial genes: “I remember thinking very clearly, when we publish this paper, it’s like firing the starting gun at a race” https://t.co/L4TdzGsnyz - view on twitter

With THC levels close to 100 percent, today’s cannabis products are making some teenagers highly dependent and dangerously...

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    Cannabis products with a high concentration of THC are sickening teens, prompting some experts to take a hard look at how frequent use of potent marijuana can affect developing brains. What they are finding is disturbing. https://t.co/HTrEZZGKbj - view on twitter

As a new version of bird flu spread through North America this spring, scientists began finding the virus in red foxes, bobcats and other...

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    This spring, the fox kits in Wisconsin started acting strangely — shaking, seizing or struggling to stand. Laboratory testing revealed an unlikely culprit: a highly virulent strain of avian influenza. https://t.co/u3RIqF6Rpi - view on twitter

Even as cases rise, genetic analysis suggests that the virus has been silently circulating in people since...

The agency ruled against the company’s application to stay on the market, a decisive blow to a once-popular vaping brand that appealed to...

Most Americans now carry some immune protection, experts said, whether from vaccines, infection or...

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    Covid is still killing an average of 314 people daily. At that rate, the virus is killing more than twice as many Americans every day as suicide or car crashes are. And many of those who survive the virus are debilitated, some long after their infections. https://t.co/tX40Ialz5F - view on twitter

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The Voices of Men Affected by Abortion - 5 days

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In light of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, advocates from all sides of the issue have called for men to...

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    In light of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, advocates from all sides of the issue have called for men to be part of the conversation. The Times heard from hundreds who wanted to share their stories. https://t.co/lXIhsyIiZF - view on twitter

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What do infectious diseases, T-cells, tomatoes, heart failure, sickle cell anemia and sorghum harvests have in...

Times readers with babies, toddlers or preschoolers who are unvaccinated against the coronavirus wrote in about worries and strains, loneliness and lost...

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    An outpouring of thoughts and feelings from parents reflected how they and their children have suffered without access to a pediatric vaccine. Here are some of the ways they described the wait: Hell. Brutal. Torture. Terrifying. Horrible. Heartbreaking. https://t.co/2IYOie6LM6 - view on twitter