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Researchers create human airway stem cells from patients’ cells

For the first time, researchers have successfully created airway basal stem cells in vitro from induced pluripotent stem cells by reprogramming blood cells taken from patients. Given that airway basal cells are defined as stem cells of the airways because they can regenerate the airway epithelium in response to injury, this study may help accelerate research on diseases impacting the […]

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Busta Rhymes Shares Dramatic Before-and-After Photo of Body Transformation: 'Don't Ever Give Up on Yourself'

Busta Rhymes is working on his fitness. The rapper, 48, showed off the results of his dramatic weight loss journey on Friday, posting a before-and-after photo on his Instagram to document the major body transformation. "DON’T EVER GIVE UP ON YOURSELF!!" he wrote in the caption of the post, in which Rhymes can be seen flashing his abs. "LIFE BEGINS […]

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Information commissioner ‘disappointed’ with health minister’s comments on access to records

OTTAWA — The federal information ombudsman says she’s disappointed by Health Minister Patty Hajdu‘s comments dismissing the need to bolster access to government records. Hajdu rebuffed a Conservative MP’s call Thursday for release of federal records on the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, saying no Canadian has asked her to give more resources to the officials who process Access […]

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Two Companies Restart Virus Trials in U.S. After Safety Pauses

Late-stage coronavirus vaccine trials run by AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have resumed in the United States after the companies said on Friday that serious illnesses in a few volunteers appeared not to be related to the vaccines. Federal health regulators gave AstraZeneca the green light after a six-week pause, concluding there was no evidence that the experimental vaccine had […]

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Boulder issued a mandatory quarantine order for residents of several properties, mostly associated with CU fraternities

Boulder city officials have issued a mandatory quarantine order for nine addresses, most associated with Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Kappa Sigma fraternities, for “blatant disregard of public health orders” related to the coronavirus. People living at the nine addresses must remain at home for the next two weeks except to attend in-person classes or athletic training, go to work, vote, […]

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US suicide rate fell last year after decade of steady rise

Coronavirus outbreak: How to help your mental health Psychotherapist Dr. Kathryn Smerling gives tips on handling mental health during coronavirus, including rewarding yourself and staying organized. NEW YORK – The U.S. suicide rate fell slightly last year, the first annual decline in more than a decade, according to new government data. It’s a small decrease and the data is preliminary, […]

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How Mindy Kaling's Daughter Katherine Is Adjusting to Baby Brother

Bonding with her baby brother! Mindy Kaling’s 2-year-old daughter, Katherine, is loving life as a big sister after Spencer’s birth. Mindy Kaling’s Best Quotes About Raising Her Kids “Everything is going super well,” a source exclusively tells Us Weekly of the Office alum’s newborn. “She’s so excited about being a new mom again. Katherine absolutely adores Spencer, and the adjustment to […]

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