Health

U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP, File
June 28, 2018 - 7:33 am
Doctors have long known that separating families and other traumatic events can damage children's well-being. More recent research has shed some light on how that may happen: Severe early adversity may cause brain changes and "toxic stress," resulting in lasting psychological and physical health...
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June 26, 2018 - 7:45 am
One of the world's most dreaded viruses has been turned into a treatment to fight deadly brain tumors. Survival was better than expected for patients in a small study who were given genetically modified poliovirus, which helped their bodies attack the cancer, doctors report.
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June 22, 2018 - 3:37 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- All this recent rain could mean your 4th of July festivities will be full of mosquitoes. The rain we've been getting regularly might be great for your garden, but it's also encouraging mosquitoes to grow. George Balis, an entomologist and manager for the mosquito...
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