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China put on lockdown on Thursday two cities at the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic.

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Abu Dhabi International, the base of carrier Etihad Airways, will screen passengers arriving from China, the airport said on Thursday, as the coronavirus outbreak in China spreads.

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How a dog named Bentley helped a young dancer heal from the abuse of the former physician Larry Nassar.

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Categories: child abuse and neglect, dancing, dogs, women and girls, gymnastics, sex crimes, nassar, lawrence g (1963- ), athletics and sports

A mysterious virus has caused an international outbreak of respiratory illness. Now the infection has arrived in the U.S.

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Categories: coronavirus (2019-ncov), epidemics, respiratory diseases, world health organization, china, wuhan (china), snohomish county (wash), united states

Epidemics of related viruses, like SARS, killed hundreds. But the W.H.O. has postponed a decision on whether the new outbreak is a global emergency.

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Categories: coronavirus (2019-ncov), sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome), epidemics, mers (middle east respiratory syndrome), respiratory diseases, viruses, world health organization, wuhan (china), united states, travel warnings, medicine and health, your-feed-science

The same nerves involved in the fight-or-flight response can cause permanent damage to the cells responsible for producing hair color in mice, scientists have found.

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Categories: hair, research, stem cells, mice, nerves and nervous system, cortisol (hormone), anxiety and stress, your-feed-science

In a new study, the health agency urges hospitals and surgeons to play a bigger role to help the world’s 1 billion smokers kick the habit.

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Categories: smoking and tobacco, surgery and surgeons, hospitals, world health organization, nicotine, your-feed-health

A man in Washington State is infected with a new respiratory virus. Federal officials plan to expand screenings for the infection at major airports.

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Categories: coronavirus (2019-ncov), epidemics, centers for disease control and prevention, world health organization, wuhan (china), china, snohomish county (wash), airport security, airports, your-feed-science

The new virus has killed at least nine and infected more than 400 people in China, with confirmed cases in the United States, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan and South Korea.

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Categories: coronavirus (2019-ncov), wuhan (china), china, politics and government, epidemics, world health organization, sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome), respiratory diseases, airport security, airports

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Despite the pervasiveness of regret, doctors often overlook it.

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Categories: stroke, emergency medical treatment, hospitals, ambulances, brain, doctors

“It’s gone from the human touch to ‘get it done and get it billed,’” one nurse said.

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Categories: nursing and nurses, shortages, emergency medical treatment, hospitals, cancer

SmileDirectClub, which sells teeth aligners online, has worked to limit information about customer dissatisfaction.

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Categories: smiledirectclub, teeth and dentistry, consumer reviews, computers and the internet, advertising and marketing, initial public offerings, regulation and deregulation of industry, corporate social responsibility

A 4-year-old girl in Iowa nearly died and is now blind because of the flu, and her parents have a message: Get your child vaccinated.

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Pediatricians across the United States are sounding the alarm about unusually high numbers of young children being admitted to emergency departments due to respiratory syncytial virus infection or RSV, a common virus that causes cold-like symptoms.

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It's a difficult birth for this new decade. The year 2020 kicks off under the shadow of divisive politics, international security threats, a spate of hate crimes, and a planet in environmental peril, plus all the reasons we're stressed individually: work, health problems, life changes and more.

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After two years of follow-up, the group on the vegetable-rich diet saw no extra protection against prostate cancer compared to the control group, according to findings published Jan. 14 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Researchers discovered that Instagram posts that promote use of the devices outnumber anti-vaping content by a shocking ratio of 10,000 to 1.

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It's the 19th state and one of the most conservative to outlaw the practice that seeks to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, the Associated Press reported.

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The male patient in Washington state was hospitalized with pneumonia last week and had recently traveled to Wuhan, a city of 11 million people in China where the outbreak is thought to have begun.

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Fueled by a strain of influenza that children may be especially vulnerable to, less than two months into flu season 39 children have already died, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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