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Coming out of my cage and I’ve been doing… fine, I guess? Not quite the vibe that Brandon Flowers and The Killers had in mind when they wrote Mr. Brightside, but it’s all we can do right now considering the state of the world. If you’re one of the lucky people never to have experienced anxiety before the pandemic took […]

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Colorado, how will you live in a long-term coronavirus world?

The Denver Post wants to hear from Coloradans about how you’re planning to change your daily routines, activities and summer plans as you adjust to living with coronavirus in the state for the long-term. Colorado’s stay-at-home order is expected to expire at the end of the month, relaxing some social distancing measures, but Gov. Jared Polis has said a complete […]

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How live recordings of neural electricity could revolutionize how we see the brain

Red and blue lights flash. A machine whirs like a distant swarm of bees. In a cubicle-sized room, Yoav Adam, a microscope, and a video projector capture something no one has ever seen before: neurons flashing in real time, in a walking, living creature. For decades scientists have been searching for a way to watch a live broadcast of the […]

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Many Black Americans Live in Trauma Care ‘Deserts’

FRIDAY, March 8, 2019 — Black neighborhoods in America’s three largest cities are much more likely to be located in a “trauma desert,” an area without immediate access to a designated trauma center, a new study finds. Census data for neighborhoods in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles revealed that neighborhoods made up of mostly black residents are more […]

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World first sees 66-year-old blocked heart cleared with a live wire

World surgical first sees 66-year-old blocked heart valve cleared with a live wire up his leg Michael Hammond, 66, of Hove, got chest flutters on holiday five years ago  Doctors discovered leaking mitral valve and said he needed open heart surgery  But he had a much more simple procedure and was out of hospital in three days Leaky heart valves can […]

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Boy to celebrate his last Christmas after he is given 6 months to live

Schoolboy, 11, to celebrate his last Christmas after he is given six months to live following inoperable brain tumour diagnosis just two weeks ago Reece Probert, from Staffordshire, seemed perfectly healthy just last month His mother took him to his GP when he developed a limp and then a slur  Scans two weeks ago revealed he has a rare aggressive […]

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