Like ‘Uber for Organs’: Drone Delivers Kidney to Maryland Woman

A custom-made drone delivered a kidney this month to a Maryland woman who had waited eight years for a lifesaving transplant. While it was only a short test flight — less than three miles in total — the team that created the drone at the University of Maryland says it was a worldwide first and…

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Drug Agency Calls for Strong Warning Labels on Popular Sleep Aids

Federal health regulators announced on Tuesday that they would require manufacturers of sleeping pills such as Ambien and related drugs to post strongly worded warnings in boxes on labels and patient guides. The Food and Drug Administration, in what it called a safety announcement, noted that the drugs’ side effects included risky behaviors, such as…

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F.D.A. Permits the Sale of IQOS, a New Tobacco Device

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it would permit the sale of IQOS, a “heat not burn” tobacco device made by Philip Morris International, in the United States. While the agency stopped short of declaring that the device was safer than traditional cigarettes, the F.D.A. did say the heated tobacco-stick system…

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Should Adults Get a Measles Booster Shot?

Because of this year’s sharp increase in measles cases — which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has blamed a deliberate misinformation campaign by anti-vaccine activists for — many Americans are wondering whether they need to be vaccinated. The C.D.C. emphasizes that children are the most important group to reach. Outbreaks spread rapidly in…

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Aimee Song Is Releasing Her First-Ever Collection With Revolve

Very few people know how to leverage their massive social media following into a lasting career. But Aimee Song, the mastermind behind the moniker Song of Style (her Instagram account boasts over five million followers) and YouTube channel, is in a league of her own. After being one of the early influencers in Revolve’s squad,…

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Trilobites: The Microbots Are on Their Way

Like Frankenstein, Marc Miskin’s robots initially lie motionless. Then their limbs jerk to life. But these robots are the size of a speck of dust. Thousands fit side-by-side on a single silicon wafer similar to those used for computer chips, and, like Frankenstein coming to life, they pull themselves free and start crawling. “We can…

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Surfer Sunny Garcia, Who Battles Depression, Is in Intensive Care Unit

Image Sunny Garcia is a giant in elite surfing circles.CreditLaurent Masurel/WSL, via Getty Images Sunny Garcia, a legend in the surf community and a world champion in 2000, has been hospitalized after what has been reported in multiple news outlets as a suicide attempt. He remains in the intensive care unit, the World Surf League…

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How to Minimize Allergies in Your Home

For a tree pollen allergy sufferer like me, spring is torture. Flowering trees are my kryptonite, and during peak bloom it feels like pollen stokes a six-week permasneeze from which there’s no reprieve until the end of June. And since 2018’s Fourth National Climate Assessment suggests that increasing carbon dioxide means an earlier, longer pollen…

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Medical News Today: What to know about a broken nose

A broken nose is a common facial injury. Symptoms typically include pain and swelling around the nose, bleeding, nasal discharge, and difficulty breathing. A broken nose, or nasal fracture, is when a bone in the nose becomes cracked or broken. There may also be damage to the connective tissue, or cartilage, inside the nose. A…

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Shopping Hard-to-Find Dôen Dresses Just Got Way Easier

If you’ve ever seen a girl on your Instagram feed wearing an ethereal maxi dress and she’s wandering somewhere between the Pacific Coast Highway and Provence, chances are she bought said dress from Dôen. Through DMs and tags, the Los Angeles-based brand has gone from newbie to cult favorite, and women worldwide are obsessed. Sol…

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