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Can dogs smell cancer?

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Researchers are studying how dogs’ sense of smell might help scientists develop a tool to detect cancer in humans. Continue reading

New NFL rules aim to make football safer

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The NFL kicked off its new season last night with new safety measures that may lessen the chance of injury for players. Continue reading

Ebola vaccine begins human trials

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Researchers plan to start testing an Ebola vaccine on humans in the wake of the disease’s worst outbreak ever. Continue reading

Back to school resources for every classroom

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It’s that time of year again and PBS NewsHour Extra has got you covered for great back to school lesson plans and resources for every…read more

#IceBucketChallenge raises $62 million for ALS research

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A social media craze has raised $62.5 million in just a few weeks for medical research on the disease ALS, which has no cure and few treatments. Continue reading

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