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    • F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval for Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    A Food and Drug Administration panel opened a new era in medicine on Wednesday, unanimously recommending that the agency approve the first treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, transforming them into what scientists call “a living drug” that powerfully bolsters the immune system to shut down the disease.

    "F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval for Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment" is from the July 12, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Harnessing the Immune System to Fight Cancer

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "Harnessing the Immune System to Fight Cancer" is from the July 30, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Hormone Blockers Can Prolong Life if Prostate Cancer Recurs

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Men whose prostate cancer comes back after surgery are more likely to survive if, along with the usual radiation, they also take drugs to block male hormones.

    "Hormone Blockers Can Prolong Life if Prostate Cancer Recurs" is from the February 01, 2017 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Patients Lose Sight After Stem Cells Are Injected Into Their Eyes

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Three women suffered severe, permanent eye damage after stem cells were injected into their eyes, in an unproven treatment at a loosely regulated clinic in Florida, doctors reported in an article published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine.

    "Patients Lose Sight After Stem Cells Are Injected Into Their Eyes" is from the March 15, 2017 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Prostate Cancer Study Details Value of Treatments

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Prostate Cancer Study Details Value of Treatments" is from the September 14, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Are New Drugs for Hepatitis C Safe? Report Raises Concerns

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The number of adverse events appears relatively small, and the findings are not conclusive. But experts said the report was a warning that should not be ignored. It involves nine widely used antiviral drugs that were heralded as a huge advance because they greatly increased cure rates, seemingly with few side effects.

    ""Are New Drugs for Hepatitis C Safe? Report Raises Concerns" is from the January 24, 2017 National section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Deadly Invaders

    • Virus Outbreaks Around the World
    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
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    An epidemic strikes the United States, plunging the country into chaos. New York Times medical reporter Denise Grady uses this scenario, taken from the pages of a U.S. government report, as the starting point for a journey into the gripping world of emerging diseases. Grady explores the realities of health care in the developing world, and its potential effects on our own welfare. This is a fascinating look at the health dangers we face in a global society

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    • Study That Reported Sharp Rise in Prostate Cancer Is Questioned

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Study That Reported Sharp Rise in Prostate Cancer Is Questioned" is from the July 20, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • 9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
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    A rare cancer first linked to breast implants in 2011 has now been associated with nine deaths, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday.

    "9 Deaths Are Linked to Rare Cancer From Breast Implants" is from the March 21, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer With Immune Therapy

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The odds of survival can greatly improve for people with the most common type of lung cancer if, along with the usual chemotherapy, they are also given a drug that activates the immune system, a major new study has shown.

    "Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer With Immune Therapy" is from the April 16, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • FDA Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the second in a radically new class of treatments that genetically reboot a patient’s own immune cells to kill cancer.

    "FDA Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer" is from the October 18, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Taking Fish Oil During Pregnancy Is Found to Lower Child’s Asthma Risk

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Babies of women who took fish oil in the last three months of pregnancy had a 31 percent lower risk of developing asthma by age 3, a study in Denmark found.

    "Taking Fish Oil During Pregnancy Is Found to Lower Child’s Asthma Risk" is from the December 28, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Man Receives First Penis Transplant in the United States

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Man Receives First Penis Transplant in the United States" is from the May 16, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Companies Rush to Develop ‘Utterly Transformative’ Gene Therapies

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The approval of gene therapy for leukemia, expected in the next few months, will open the door to a radically new class of cancer treatments.

    "Companies Rush to Develop ‘Utterly Transformative’ Gene Therapies" is from the July 23, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Mccain’s Blood Clot Surgery May Be More Serious Than Thought, Experts Say

    • By: Denise Grady, Robert Pear
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The condition for which Sen. John McCain had surgery Friday may be more serious than initial descriptions have implied, and it may delay his return to Washington by at least a week or two, medical experts said Sunday.

    "Mccain’s Blood Clot Surgery May Be More Serious Than Thought, Experts Say" is from the July 16, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and Robert Pear and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Amy Reed, Doctor Who Fought a Risky Medical Procedure, Dies at 44

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Dr. Amy J. Reed, a physician and cancer patient who turned a personal calamity into a crusade to spare other women from the medical procedure that harmed her, died Wednesday night at home in Yardley, Pennsylvania. She was 44.

    "Amy Reed, Doctor Who Fought a Risky Medical Procedure, Dies at 44" is from the May 24, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Lifesaving Cancer Drugs May in Rare Cases Threaten the Heart

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Lifesaving Cancer Drugs May in Rare Cases Threaten the Heart" is from the November 02, 2016 Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Sprawling Fires Grow Steadily Larger, Choking the Bay Area in Smoke

    • By: Thomas Fuller, Denise Grady, Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The worst wildfires to tear through California in nearly a century have killed 29 people and torched a vast area of the state’s north, but the reach of the blazes is spreading dramatically further by the day, as thick plumes of smoke blow through population centers across the Bay Area.

    "Sprawling Fires Grow Steadily Larger, Choking the Bay Area in Smoke" is from the October 12, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Fuller, Denise Grady and Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Inspired by War Zones, Balloon Device May Save Civilians From Fatal Blood Loss

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    A high school senior mowed down by a car with other pedestrians in last month’s Times Square attack was hemorrhaging internally and transfusions could not keep up with the blood loss.

    "Inspired by War Zones, Balloon Device May Save Civilians From Fatal Blood Loss" is from the June 19, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • First, Fighting Cancer. Next, Tackling Issues of Care for Trans People.

    • By: Denise Grady
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "First, Fighting Cancer. Next, Tackling Issues of Care for Trans People." is from the October 16, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Denise Grady and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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