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Filmmaker Ken Burns will chat with PBS NewsHour over Twitter at 8 p.m. EDT Monday, just before the premier of the film “The Emperor of all Maladies” on PBS. Follow the chat at #NewsHourchats. Photo by Gus Ruelas/Reuters “What is it that...
If it seems we are facing an epidemic of parent care and spousal care needs, it’s true. We are. You’ve probably heard the statistic that approximately 10,000 baby boomers reach age 65 every day. And with that milestone, age-related diseases...
Nuns at the St. Joseph Health Centre in Bangui, Central African Republic, grow their own algae as a supplement for malnourished children who have suffered the ravages of war since 2013. Photo by Sebastian Rich BANGUI, Central African Republic...
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, a drug-resistant strain of bacteria that patients at the UCLA Health System were exposed to in February, is pictured in this medical illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
Robin Toner was the first woman to hold the position of national political correspondent for The New York Times. She died in 2008. Photo by New York Times A friend of mine lost his wife to cancer six years ago. When she passed away, their twin...
A pilot stands inside the cockpit during boarding for the Germanwings flight 9441, formerly flight 9525, from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, on Friday. The German pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps Tuesday killing 150...