As COVAX disappoints, countries turn to home-grown jabs

by Hazem Badr, Helen Mendes, Papiya Bhattacharya, Pape Bess Diba, 11 days ago

Locally developed COVID-19 vaccines are entering human trials across the global South.

Q&A: Tanzania’s first female doctor sees big strides

by Michael Kaloki, 11 days ago

Retiring professor says she’s proud that her battle to improve women’s health has made lives better.

Breast cancer ‘rampant in Africa’

11 days ago

Tanzania’s first female physician says women’s access to healthcare needs major improvement to reduce cancer rates.

Navy Spouse Competes on 'Project Runway' > U.S. Department of Defense > Story

by GEORGE A. SMITH, AMERICAN FORCES NETWORK BROADCAST CENTER, 11 days ago

Katie ''Happy Color'' Kortman, who lives in Japan with her military family, will be one of the 16 contestants on the Emmy-winning show, 'Project Runway,' for a chance to win the $250,000 grand prize.

Families Want Voice in Navigating Military Journey, DOD Official Says > U.S. Department of Defense > Story

by Terri Moon Cronk, 11 days ago

Patricia "Patty" M. Barron, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and family policy, says military families are no longer content to just come along for the ride — they want a loud voice in how to navigate the military journey.

Virtual reality and regular meditative breathing both ease pain

by Laura Bailey-Michigan, 11 days ago

Two kinds of meditative breathing—traditional mindful breathing and virtual reality, 3D-guided mindful breathing—both reduce pain but do so differently.

These countries' commitments will help our climate

by Noelani Kirschner, 11 days ago

Ahead of COP26 in November, countries around the world are making new pledges to reduce greenhouse gases or updating old ones.

Help rural women, help feed the world

by ShareAmerica, 11 days ago

Greater prosperity and more food can come from simple things. Better seeds, a little credit and a road to market will empower rural women.

Widespread masking nudges people to follow the crowd

by Mike Cummings-Yale, 11 days ago

When wearing a mask to defend against the spread of COVID-19 becomes a trend, more people mask up themselves, a new study shows.

Malaria vaccine could save thousands of kids every year

by Jessica Colarossi-Boston University, 11 days ago

WHO's approval of the first-ever malaria vaccine could prevent hundreds of millions of cases of malaria and thousands of deaths in children each year.

Families Want Voice in Navigating the Military Journey, DOD Official Says > U.S. Department of Defense > Story

by Terri Moon Cronk, 11 days ago

Patricia "Patty" M. Barron, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and family policy, says military families are no longer content to just come along for the ride — they want a loud voice in how to navigate the military journey.

Treatment for kidney failure dropped early in pandemic

by Corrie Pikul-Brown, 11 days ago

Substantially fewer patients, and Black patients in particular, initiated treatment for kidney failure at the start of the pandemic.

U.S. support helps ready world's first malaria vaccine

by ShareAmerica, 11 days ago

The WHO has recommended a malaria vaccine called RTS,S for widespread use. Learn the role the U.S. played in this "historic moment."

Pandemic took a toll on Iowa towns in different ways

by Fred Love-Iowa State, 11 days ago

The COVID-19 pandemic took a steep toll on Iowans living in both rural communities and larger towns, but in different ways.

Team transforms sulfur into flame retardant plastic

by Mikayla Mace-Arizona, 11 days ago

Researchers have come up with a way to turn sulfur into a high-end plastic, that, unlike almost all other plastics on the market, is flame-retardant.

DOD Official Says Families Want Voice in Navigating the Military Journey > U.S. Department of Defense > Story

by Terri Moon Cronk, 11 days ago

Patricia "Patty" M. Barron, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and family policy, says military families are no longer content to just come along for the ride — they want a loud voice in how to navigate the military journey.

Moving beyond America's war on wildfire: 4 ways to avoid future megafires

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How does smoking marijuana affect academic performance? Two researchers explain how it can alter more than just moods

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How food became the perfect beachhead for gentrification

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Vaccination against COVID-19 supports a healthy pregnancy by protecting both mother and child – an immunologist explains the maternal immune response

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What is the Synod of Bishops? A Catholic priest and theologian explains

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Tax or treat! State laws on candy taxation vary wildly

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Plant extract holds promise to cut 'use and abuse of opiates'

by Ivan Alber-UC Irvine, 11 days ago

The plant Corydalis yanhusuo could offer a way to prevent morphine tolerance and dependence while also reversing opiate addiction.

Before Stage and Screen, Bea Arthur Shined as a Marine > U.S. Department of Defense > Story

by DAVID VERGUN, 11 days ago

Bea Arthur was best known for her acting roles, but she enlisted in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II — just five days after the service began recruiting women.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inaugurates the "Defence Development Exhibition 'Self-Defence-2021'"

12 days ago

While China's Intimidation of Taiwan Continues, U.S. Remains Committed to Taiwanese Self-Defense > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by DoD News, 12 days ago

Despite the recent Chinese show of force, the U.S. will continue to support a peaceful resolution of cross-strait issues, consistent with the wishes and best interests of the people of Taiwan, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said.

Texas governor bans COVID-19 vaccine mandate by any 'entity'

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General Says Planning, Connectivity Were Keys to Afghanistan Evacuation > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department News

by Jim Garamone, 12 days ago

Members of U.S. Transportation Command integrated with representatives of the U.S. Central Command and the Joint Staff to plan and execute the retrograde operation of U.S. forces and equipment from Afghanistan, Air Force Maj. Gen. Corey J. Martin said. 

U.S., allies address COVID-19, climate, infrastructure

by ShareAmerica, 12 days ago

Secretary of State Antony Blinken traveled to Paris to discuss solutions to pressing issues with European allies.

31% of Americans report changed access to food

by Michigan State, 12 days ago

Of the 31% of Americans who said their household had altered access to food, over half (53%) reported fewer financial resources.


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