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Justice Ginsburg Leaves Hospital After Treatment for Broken Ribs

Justice Ginsburg Leaves Hospital After Treatment for Broken Ribs

A court spokeswoman said Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, would work from home on Friday.
The Placenta, an Afterthought No Longer

The Placenta, an Afterthought No Longer

The placenta forms when cells from a fertilized egg secure a beachhead in the uterine lining. Ninety percent of the placenta is made up of cells not from the mother but from the fetus.
The Placenta, an Afterthought No Longer

The Placenta, an Afterthought No Longer

The placenta forms when cells from a fertilized egg secure a beachhead in the uterine lining. Ninety percent of the placenta is made up of cells not from the mother but from the fetus.
The Placenta, an Afterthought No Longer

The Placenta, an Afterthought No Longer

The placenta forms when cells from a fertilized egg secure a beachhead in the uterine lining. Ninety percent of the placenta is made up of cells not from the mother but from the fetus.
The Placenta, an Afterthought No Longer

The Placenta, an Afterthought No Longer

The placenta forms when cells from a fertilized egg secure a beachhead in the uterine lining. Ninety percent of the placenta is made up of cells not from the mother but from the fetus.
Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

A $300 million research project is studying 11,800 children through adolescence to see how drug and alcohol use, concussions, and screen time may affect brain development.
Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

A $300 million research project is studying 11,800 children through adolescence to see how drug and alcohol use, concussions, and screen time may affect brain development.
Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

A $300 million research project is studying 11,800 children through adolescence to see how drug and alcohol use, concussions, and screen time may affect brain development.
Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

Is Screen Time Bad for Kids’ Brains?

A $300 million research project is studying 11,800 children through adolescence to see how drug and alcohol use, concussions, and screen time may affect brain development.
Fetal Tissue Research Is Curtailed by Trump Administration

Fetal Tissue Research Is Curtailed by Trump Administration

The Department of Health and Human Services has ordered the National Institutes of Health to stop purchasing fetal tissue, hobbling some research on H.I.V.
Fetal Tissue Research Is Curtailed by Trump Administration

Fetal Tissue Research Is Curtailed by Trump Administration

The Department of Health and Human Services has ordered the National Institutes of Health to stop purchasing fetal tissue, hobbling some research on H.I.V.
Fetal Tissue Research Is Curtailed by Trump Administration

Fetal Tissue Research Is Curtailed by Trump Administration

The Department of Health and Human Services has ordered the National Institutes of Health to stop purchasing fetal tissue, hobbling some research on H.I.V.
NIH to Spend $20M for Alternatives to Aborted Fetal Tissue for Research

NIH to Spend $20M for Alternatives to Aborted Fetal Tissue for Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) -- part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) -- announced Monday it would be seeking to find and develop human tissue models that do not rely on
A new survey found a huge increase in US teen vaping

A new survey found a huge increase in US teen vaping

The US Food and Drug Administration is taking action against e-cigarette companies out of fear that vaping by teens is skyrocketing. New data from this…
What We Learned in 2018: Health and Medicine

What We Learned in 2018: Health and Medicine

Flu treatment in a surge tent outside Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., in January.