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Laura Kelly

Laura Kelly

Laura Kelly is a general assignment and health reporter for The Washington Times. Before moving to DC, Laura was the editor of The Jerusalem Post Magazine, reporting from Israel and the Middle East from 2012 to 2016. She is a graduate of Fordham University in the Bronx, NY. Email Laura at [email protected].

Articles by Laura Kelly

The U.S. Capitol dome is seen, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

D.C. water advisory lifted on Sunday for all residents

A boil advisory for tap water in Washington D.C. was lifted Sunday morning, concluding a health advisory that affected nearly 34,000 customers throughout the northwest and northeast neighborhoods of the city. Published July 16, 2018

This photo taken March 29, 2017, shows the cell processing facility at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center where workers create customized cellular immunotherapies for patients, genetically engineering their own immune system's T cells into better cancer killers.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Experimental immunotherapy cures breast cancer in woman: Report

An experimental immunotherapy treatment used for a woman suffering from a specific type of breast cancer eradicated her tumors, a promising development in the ongoing innovation of using the body's own immune system to fight cancer. Published July 10, 2018

Two ambulances arrive near the cave to wait for more evacuations of the boys and their soccer coach who have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand Monday, July 9, 2018. Thailand's interior minister says the same divers who took part in Sunday's rescue of four boys trapped in a flooded cave will also conduct the next operation as they know the cave conditions and what to do. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Rescue of Thai boys tempered by health concerns

The eight Thai boys rescued from the caves over the weekend and Monday were quickly taken to the hospital and put in isolation rooms as medical teams evaluate the strain on their bodies from almost two weeks underground. Published July 9, 2018

Sperm are shown in this undated file photo.

Adding nuts to male diet improves sperm function: Study

In a study led by Spanish researchers, men who added two handfuls of mixed nuts -- almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts -- to their daily diet saw an improvement in both sperm count and sperm motility compared to a group who did not. Published July 5, 2018