Washington Post (June 12, 2015) With the MERS death toll climbing higher in South Korea, here's what scientists know about the virus, how it spreads, and whether it poses a global threat.
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Newsy (June 12, 2014) A Batman superfan has built a street-legal Batmobile he uses to cheer up sick children. Zac Mihajlovic, 29, may now be the coolest person ever.
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AP (Apr. 21, 2015) Doctors and nurses have started wearing ballet tutus every Tuesday to cheer up young hospital patients at a Florida hospital. It started with a request made by a nervous patient -- now, almost the ... watch video
Reuters (Oct. 21, 2013) Sao Paulo, host city of the first World Cup soccer match next year, has a major pollution problem. A recent study says air pollution in the southern Brazilian city causes three times more deaths than ... watch video
AP (Oct. 11, 2012) It sounds like a scene from a TV show: Someone sends a discarded coffee cup to a laboratory where the unwitting drinker's DNA is decoded, predicting what diseases lurk in his or her ... watch video
AP (Dec. 31, 2013) The family of a California girl declared brain dead after tonsil surgery made a public plea Tuesday to have their daughter moved to a new facility. The family's lawyer says the hospital is refusing ... watch video
Oct. 9, 2015 It was hoped that the development of accelerated partial breast irradiation would increase the number of early-stage breast cancer patients getting radiation treatment. A new study, however, has ... read more
Oct. 8, 2015 The likelihood of a transgender person attempting suicide is very high, often because of the prejudice, transphobia and other stressors. A new study examined factors that may protect transgender ... read more
Oct. 6, 2015 A surgeon and prominent patient safety researcher is calling on hospitals to reform emergency room, surgical and other medical protocols that sicken up to half of already seriously ill patients -- in ... read more
Oct. 6, 2015 Patients who undergo surgeries on weekends experience longer hospital stays and higher mortality rates and readmissions. A new study identifies five things hospitals can do to overcome this 'weekend ... read more
June 10, 2014 Researchers have studied the match results for 1st round tournament matches 1998-2010 to assess the adequacy of the qualification process. With fierce competition for qualification, is FIFA ... read more
June 5, 2014 Physics experts believe the new soccer ball created for the 2014 FIFA World Cup starting next week is a “keepers’ ball”. The new ball, called Brazuca, should be much more predictable than the ... read more
May 28, 2014 Big soccer clubs in nations that host the World Cup enjoy significant bumps in attendance after the event, which provides at least a small ray of sunshine amid the howls of protest from Brazilians ... read more
May 6, 2014 New research asks FIFA to follow through with its environmental claims. The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be played in Brazil. In an article published in the upcoming issue, researchers challenge the role ... read more