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We Should Be Banking Our Poop for Future Use, Scientists Argue

We Should Be Banking Our Poop for Future Use, Scientists Argue

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Experts at Harvard and elsewhere are proposing a new type of bank be set up nationwide: a poop bank. In a paper this week, they argue that it should be possible for people to deposit a fecal sample relatively early on in life, which can then be stored indefinitely and later used …

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The U.S. Is Rolling Out Monkeypox Vaccines to the Public

The U.S. Is Rolling Out Monkeypox Vaccines to the Public

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) The U.S. will soon greatly expand its vaccination program for monkeypox. On Tuesday evening, the Biden administration announced that it is planning to release a stockpile of over a million vaccine doses to the public by the end of fall. The vaccines will primarily be given to close contacts of confirmed cases …

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Does Coffee Help You Live Longer? It's Complicated

Does Coffee Help You Live Longer? It’s Complicated

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Another week, another coffee-is-good-for-you study that’s caught people’s attention. New research found a link between regular coffee consumption and a reduced risk of death. While the findings are the latest to suggest that coffee is perfectly fine to drink, they’re not necessarily strong proof that your daily cup of joe …

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Vickie Dunlevy survived bladder cancer in 2020 and is now back on her paddle board. "I love to stay active," she said.

Dell Medical School trying to end desert in Austin bladder cancer care

Dorothy De La Garza had frequent urinary tract infections. Then she was told she had “an overactive bladder.” “Everyone assumes a woman is leaking because she’s old,” the 78-year-old from Austin said. After years of being on antibiotics on and off, and going to both a urologist and her primary care doctor for the same …

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