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Amazon men in their 80s have the arteries of Americans in their 50s

By Amina Zafar Westerners could learn a lot about vascular health from the Tsimane in the Amazon, say researchers who report Bolivian rainforest inhabitants have the world’s lowest levels of age-related hardening of the arteries. …read more

By Susan Noakes Doctors are warning against clinics that provide unproven stem cell therapies, citing the case of three patients who were blinded after undergoing a treatment meant to help with macular degeneration. …read more

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By Miriam Kramer …More about Space Exploration, Human Spaceflight, Spaceflight, Congress, and Politics …read more

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By Stephanie Gosk and David Douglas Nearly a decade after an opioid onslaught, Everett, Washington, is still struggling with the cost. And now the city wants Purdue Pharma to pay. …read more

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By Benjy Sarlin They rarely agree on much, but health care experts on the left, right, and center appear to have found a consensus on the House GOP plan: It won’t work. …read more

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Bird flu has been detected in a chicken breeder flock on a Tennessee farm contracted to U.S. food giant Tyson Foods Inc. It hasn’t affected people. …read more

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By Alex Moe and Tim Stelloh and Alex Johnson ‘We are now at the culmination of a years-long process to keep our promise to the American people,’ said a spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan. …read more

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By CBC News Public health officials in several provinces are telling young adults to check if they need vaccination boosters against mumps as cases mount. …read more

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By Ariel Bogle President Donald Trump may have the nuclear codes, but when it comes to things to be scared about, think biggerAccording to Bill Gates, bioterrorism could be even more deadly. The Microsoft cofounder warned the world is not paying enough attention to “health security and international security”  …read more

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By Kelly Crowe,Darryl Hol Second Opinion is a vital dose of the week’s news in health and medicine from reporter Kelly Crowe and CBC Health. …read more

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