Medical research

Do children's brains really get thinner?

The brains of young children get thinner as they grow. At least that's what scientists used to believe. For decades, the debate has been about how and why that happens. Now, an international collaboration of leading neuroscientists ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cases down, but experts say COVID-19 pandemic isn't over

With the peak of the Omicron surge in the rearview mirror, the number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is dropping. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says last week's seven-day moving average of daily new cases ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Keep wearing masks a while longer, CDC director says

(HealthDay)—Many states are already dispensing with mask mandates, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's director says COVID-19 case and hospitalization numbers in the United States remain too high to ...

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