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RIGHT ON TARGET  A painkiller made with botulinum toxin prevents certain nerve cells (green) from relaying pain information to the brain in mice.

bottled water pickup site in Flint, Mich.

WATER WOES  For years, residents in Flint, Mich., have had to rely on bottled water from water pickup sites (one shown) after corroded city pipes sent lead levels in tap water skyrocketing.

President Donald Trump

PUT TO THE TEST  President Donald Trump and White House physician Ronny Jackson shake hands after Trump’s annual physical, which included a test that screens for early signs of dementia.

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