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After Running 154 Marathons, This Man Just Completed His First With a New Heart

January 26, 2019

Cindy Kuzma, Runner’s World Dan Leite went from a breathing tube back to the finish line in less than three years. Read more.

A Mysterious Disease Is Killing Beech Trees

Carolyn Wilke, The Scientist A new disease, named for the tell-tale symptoms that appear on foliage, is killing American beech trees. Beech leaf disease was first spotted in northeast Ohio in 2012 and has since moved into 10 Ohio counties, eight Pennsylvania counties, one county in New York, and five counties in Ontario, Canada. Its… Read More ›

Many Top-Selling Sunscreens Don’t Offer Adequate Protection

Marla Paul, Northwestern Medicine About 40 percent of the top selling sunscreens on Amazon.com don’t meet the American Academy of Dermatology’s guidelines for sunscreens. This was largely due to a lack of water or sweat resistance, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.  Read more