White House confident in coronavirus test despite false negatives – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Friday the White House still has confidence in a rapid COVID-19 test it has been using despite new data suggesting the test may return false negatives. The head of the Food and Drug Administration said Friday his agency has provided new guidance to the White House after data suggested that […]

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White House turns to statistical models for coronavirus forecast – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — Like forecasters tracking a megastorm, White House officials are relying on statistical models to help predict the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and try to protect as many people as possible. The public could get its first close look at the Trump administration’s own projections Tuesday at the daily briefing. High numbers of potential deaths estimated under different models have […]

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Cancer symptoms: The sign on your tongue that could signal the deadly disease

Cancer refers to any one of a large number of diseases characterised by the development of abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably and have the ability to infiltrate and destroy normal body tissue. Signs and symptoms caused by cancer will vary depending on what part of the body is affected. There are a number of symptoms associated with the tongue that […]

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Kate Middleton Just Wore the Cutest White Sneakers for Summer

Summer is basically here, and so is Kate Middleton’s latest fashion: a casual, lace-up white sneaker that’s perfect for the season—and too cute to pass up. The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted wearing the crisp white Superga Cotu Sneakers ($65; nordstrom.com) along with a dreamy eyelet blouse from M.I.H. Jeans and a chic pair of culottes from Massimo Dutti (that […]

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74-Year-Old Man Develops Huge White Bump on His Eyeball Following Surgery

After a mass grew on his right eyeball for six months, a 74-year-old man was diagnosed with a corneal keloid, according to a new report in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology. The man had previously had cataract surgery, and he ended up in an ocular oncology clinic after the mass grew to 10 by 10 millimeters. In the report, the mass […]

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Black women have worse breast cancer outcomes despite receiving similar treatment as white women

Even with equivalent treatments in women with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer, black women had significantly higher breast cancer recurrence and increased overall mortality compared to white women in a large phase III clinical trial, TAILORx, according to data presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 4-8. “Our findings are consistent with prior studies indicating that […]

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