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A resident gets tested outside an office building in the Haidian district on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Beijing. China's capital Beijing is enforcing mass testing and closing down access to neighborhoods as it seeks to contain a new COVID-19 outbreak.

Beijing enforces lockdowns, expands COVID-19 mass testing

A resident gets tested outside an office building in the Haidian district on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Beijing. China's capital Beijing is enforcing mass testing and closing down access to neighborhoods as it seeks to contain a new COVID-19 outbreak.

April 26, 2022, 7:58am Health

Workers put up fencing and police restricted who could leave a locked-down area in Beijing on Tuesday as authorities in the Chinese capital stepped up efforts to prevent a major COVID-19 outbreak like the one that has all but shut down the city of Shanghai. Read story

FILE - President Joe Biden speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, Nov. 19, 2021. Biden's administration is taking steps to expand availability of the life-saving COVID-19 antiviral treatment Paxlovid. It's trying to reassure doctors that there is ample supply for people at high risk of severe illness or death from the virus.

Administration expands availability of COVID antiviral pill

FILE - President Joe Biden speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, Nov. 19, 2021. Biden's administration is taking steps to expand availability of the life-saving COVID-19 antiviral treatment Paxlovid. It's trying to reassure doctors that there is ample supply for people at high risk of severe illness or death from the virus.

April 26, 2022, 7:30am Health

President Joe Biden’s administration is taking steps to expand availability of the life-saving COVID-19 antiviral treatment Paxlovid, as it seeks to reassure doctors that there is ample supply for people at high risk of severe illness or death from the virus. Read story

The Poop Smart Clark website offers links to help folks "poop like a pro" when in the great outdoors. This keeps fecal bacteria from washing into lakes where we fish and swim.

Poop Smart Clark program aims to reduce fecal bacteria in Clark County’s waterways

The Poop Smart Clark website offers links to help folks "poop like a pro" when in the great outdoors. This keeps fecal bacteria from washing into lakes where we fish and swim.

April 26, 2022, 6:05am Clark County Health

Clark Conservation District loves bathroom humor. Read story

In this April 19, 2020 photo, a worker organizes bananas at a Carrefour supermarket while wearing a face mask amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The coronavirus pandemic has exposed just how vital foreigners are to the Gulf Arab countries where they work as medics, drivers, grocers and cleaners.

Bananas can be a boon to your health

In this April 19, 2020 photo, a worker organizes bananas at a Carrefour supermarket while wearing a face mask amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The coronavirus pandemic has exposed just how vital foreigners are to the Gulf Arab countries where they work as medics, drivers, grocers and cleaners.

April 26, 2022, 6:05am Health

On the screen, bananas are a menace. Just ask Charlie Chaplin, Bugs Bunny or anyone who’s played Mario Kart. Read story

Battle Ground High School sophomore Bianca Mendez, 16, left, looks on as Gigi Slaton-Benson, 15, also a sophomore, demonstrates how to perform a virtual dissection using an Anatomage Table on Wednesday morning. The 3D technology allows the students to learn more about the body and its various elements by using a touch screen.

Virtual dissection table enhances health science at Battle Ground High School

Battle Ground High School sophomore Bianca Mendez, 16, left, looks on as Gigi Slaton-Benson, 15, also a sophomore, demonstrates how to perform a virtual dissection using an Anatomage Table on Wednesday morning. The 3D technology allows the students to learn more about the body and its various elements by using a touch screen.

April 26, 2022, 6:04am Clark County Health

Looming in the corner of a small classroom at Battle Ground High School is the future of medical education. Read story

FILE - This microscope image made available by the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research in 2015 shows human colon cancer cells with the nuclei stained red. Cancer is a disease of the genome, or full set of instructions for running cells, that occurs when changes in a person's DNA cause cells to grow and divide uncontrollably.

Study mines cancer genetics to help target treatment

FILE - This microscope image made available by the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research in 2015 shows human colon cancer cells with the nuclei stained red. Cancer is a disease of the genome, or full set of instructions for running cells, that occurs when changes in a person's DNA cause cells to grow and divide uncontrollably.

April 26, 2022, 6:02am Health

Scientists have analyzed the full genetic blueprints of more than 18,000 cancer samples, finding new patterns of mutations that could help doctors provide better, more personalized treatment. Read story

Study: Moderate exercise helps prevent depression

April 26, 2022, 6:02am Health

A new review from researchers at the University of Cambridge shows that those who exercise are less likely to develop depression, even if they exercise less than the recommended amount. Read story

In numerous cases, mild cognitive impairment is found to be caused by something completely aside from Alzheimer's, such as obstructive sleep apnea or memory-hurting medications, depression or other disorders like Parkinson's disease. Vascular problems such as undetected strokes can be a cause, as can a vitamin B-12 deficiency or mood disorders.

Know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s

In numerous cases, mild cognitive impairment is found to be caused by something completely aside from Alzheimer's, such as obstructive sleep apnea or memory-hurting medications, depression or other disorders like Parkinson's disease. Vascular problems such as undetected strokes can be a cause, as can a vitamin B-12 deficiency or mood disorders.

April 26, 2022, 6:02am Health

What’s typical and what’s not? Read story