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When many lymph nodes are removed along with a tumor, some patients develop painful and debilitating swelling — lymphedema. More doctors should recognize and help prevent the problem, surgeons say.
Feb. 19, 2018
The HPV vaccine can prevent cervical cancer in women and some cancers in men. It's most effective when given early in adolescence. But a new analysis finds only 29 percent of teens get it by age 13.
Feb. 19, 2018
In a heavily redacted report of its 2011 inquiry into the hiring of prostitutes in Haiti, Oxfam said three staff members physically threatened a witness interviewed by investigators.
Feb. 19, 2018
The gunman opened fire at the Orthodox church as parishioners were leaving after Sunday service. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack in the restive Muslim-majority region.
Feb. 19, 2018
Raqqa may be cleared of ISIS fighters, but hidden throughout the city are thousands of hidden bombs. U.S. special forces and Syrians are training young men to disarm them.
Feb. 19, 2018
Gigi Marvin set the tone just minutes into the game, scoring on assists from Meghan Duggan and Amanda Pelkey. The gold-medal game is Thursday.
Feb. 19, 2018
"I love being on Team USA and representing our country. My teammates were there for me during my events, and now I NEED to be there for them," said Adam Rippon, further endearing himself to a nation.
Feb. 18, 2018
Aleksandr Krushelnitckii's second sample will be tested Monday. He's accused of taking meldonium — the same drug that got tennis star Maria Sharpova banned back in 2016.
Feb. 18, 2018
Steeped in cultural significance, the film opened to $192 domestically, the biggest February debut ever, said Disney. It's also already the highest-grossing film by a black director.
Feb. 18, 2018
Trump's flurry of weekend tweets about the Russia investigation and the latest school shooting drew condemnation from both sides of the aisle.
Feb. 18, 2018
An Aseman Airlines spokesman first said everyone was killed, but then the airline said it could not reach the crash site and could not "accurately and definitely confirm" everyone died.
Feb. 18, 2018
Half of Native Americans say college was never part of the conversation growing up. Their graduation rates are far below the national average. Navajo leaders say those who go to college don't return.
Feb. 18, 2018
Proposed cuts in funding for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau come amid questions about a Trump appointee softening the agency's stance on payday lenders. Democrats vow to fight the cuts.
Feb. 18, 2018
Washington's man in Beijing, Terry Branstad, says he goes way back with China's president.
Feb. 18, 2018
NPR correspondent Jason Beaubien talks about his trip to the teeming refugee settlements in Bangladesh.
Feb. 18, 2018
The school shooting in Parkland, Fla., has children all over the country asking difficult questions. Here are a few tips for their parents and teachers.
Feb. 18, 2018
Most of the voters who said immigration was their top concerns were those who backed Donald Trump in 2016. But if DACA expires, that trend could reverse in 2018.
Feb. 18, 2018
What's become of some very large sums of money directed (or not) towards education? Plus, DACA's impact on college-going, in our weekly roundup.
Feb. 18, 2018
Their first epiphanies came during musings over beer, and evolved into a decade of teamwork. Two Harvard researchers explain why they think Alzheimer's disease may be traced to an immunity glitch.
Feb. 18, 2018
The 33-year-old American faced the favored Marcel Hirscher from Austria in the 2018 Olympic men's giant slalom. The American Ryan Cochran-Siegle had a solid performance, finishing 11th.
Feb. 18, 2018

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