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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking a major step forward in HIV research, scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University have successfully edited SIV - a virus closely related to HIV, the cause of AIDS - from the genomes of non-human primates. The breakthrough brings Temple researchers and their collaborators closer than ever to developing a cure for human HIV infection.

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There are roughly 10 legislative days until spending for the federal government expires, and as coronavirus cases soar around the country, the Senate returns to Washington on Monday with millions of Americans counting on Congress to also come to an agreement on a stimulus package.

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Goodbye, 2020! Hello to a new year filled with comfort and self-care. Give the gift of wellness with these presents for anyone on your list looking for relaxation, clarity, focus or a boost of energy.

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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Monday announced the senior leadership of the committee charged with planning and executing what will be an unprecedented presidential inauguration, as it is set to take place during a global pandemic.

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Wilma Mayfield used to visit a senior center in Durham, North Carolina, four days a week and attend Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church on Sundays, a ritual she has maintained for nearly half a century. But over the past 10 months, she's seen only the inside of her home, the grocery store and th…

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Maggie Smith's poem "Good Bones" made the rounds again on social media amid the post-election vote-tallying limbo that fanned the fires of Americans' already heightened anxiety. This came as no surprise to Smith, whose remarkable ability to recognize darkness while tenaciously holding onto h…

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One of my recent articles, "Bearing Ammunition," told the story of the bear soldier, Wojtek. In the story I mentioned Siwash, the U.S. Marine who, unlike Marines who waded ashore in WWII, actually waddled ashore.

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ATHENS — The international popularity of pecans is trending upward, but more reliable measures for guaranteeing quality during storage are needed to meet demand in Georgia, the top state for pecan production.

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ALBANY — Fall enrollment figures for Georgia colleges show an overall increase in enrollment of 2.4%, and local universities also have experienced a bump in the number of students on campus.

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When it comes to 2020, one of the big positives to emerge from this year's many challenges is how it has focused our attention on prioritizing health and wellness — with a particular emphasis on physical fitness.

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Because risk for Covid-19 can vary among different groups of people, prioritization for a vaccine will be tricky, and President-elect Joe Biden will leave those decisions to health experts, Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of Biden's coronavirus advisory board, said Friday.

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The UK's National Health Service (NHS) is to pilot a simple blood test that may detect more than 50 types of cancer and, it is hoped, could help thousands of people by allowing the disease to be treated more successfully at an earlier stage.

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