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Medical Research

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  • Local attorney on mission to win legal status, freedom for chimps

    Should chimpanzees — complex creatures with thoughts, feelings and the smarts to learn sign language — have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?
  • Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife

    Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summarily killing them, the Amnesty International rights group said in a report Friday. Amnesty said in a statement that it has heard from...

    Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions

    Kasey Hayes hopped on the bovine beast trapped in the narrow holding pen like he'd done hundreds of times. He adjusted a tight rope on his left hand, found his balance and signaled he was ready to dominate the bull for the next eight seconds — or,...

    Plague in Idaho ground squirrels prompts health warning

    Ground squirrels south of Boise have tested positive for plague, and humans and pets should avoid the area, Idaho health officials say. The bacterial disease can be spread by the bites of fleas or by direct contact with infected animals, the Idaho...

    Health care workers improve their craft — through literature

    Health care workers improve their craft — through literature
    Like all good registered nurses, Kristin Kraus keeps up with the latest in technological developments, so when a terminally ill older patient entered her operating room one night, she was as ready as ever with the required monitors and meds. She wasn't...