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Posted: 2019-05-22 09:01:27
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Superbugs are bacteria that can beat modern medicine's most powerful drugs. So doctors are racing to find new ways to fight back, such as developing "living antibiotics."
Posted: 2019-05-22 07:01:00
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The nonprofit Allen Institute in Seattle has produced a visualization of human cell division that promises to be useful for professional scientists and curious amateurs alike.

Posted: 2019-05-22 09:01:27
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Superbugs are bacteria that can beat modern medicine's most powerful drugs. So doctors are racing to find new ways to fight back, such as developing "living antibiotics."
Posted: 2019-05-20 09:01:12
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Pain is more than an unpleasant sensation. When pain signals reach the brain, they interact with areas involved in thinking, memory and emotion.
Posted: 2019-05-16 19:33:50
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Journalist Katherine Eban says most of the generic medicine being sold in the U.S. is manufactured overseas — sometimes under questionable quality control standards. Her new book is Bottle...
Posted: 2019-05-16 19:33:50
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The Generic Drugs You're Taking May Not Be As Safe Or Effective As You Think
Journalist Katherine Eban says most of the generic medicine being sold in the U.S. is manufactured overseas — sometimes under questionable quality control standards. Her new book is Bottle...

Posted: 2019-05-22 19:17:30
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The goal is to raise money to fight child poverty by selling red foam noses and staging celebrity events. But some critics are raising questions about the campaign.
Posted: 2019-05-21 18:25:34
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In late April, a tragedy began to unfold in Larkana. First one, then 15, now hundreds of youngsters have been found to be HIV positive. Who is responsible?
Posted: 2019-05-21 15:22:46
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New cases of asthma dropped dramatically in Los Angeles communities where air quality improved the most over 20 years. The results illustrate health benefits from pollution control.
Posted: 2019-05-20 21:52:00
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The Other Reasons Kids Aren't Getting Vaccinations: Poverty and Health Care Access
Religious and ideological opposition to vaccines has fueled the current measles outbreak. But there's another factor driving low vaccination rates in some communities: poverty.

Posted: 2019-05-20 18:37:43
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Outside of military contexts, many therapists aren't familiar with two key treatment options for trauma recommended by the American Psychiatric Association and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Posted: 2019-05-20 09:01:12
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Pain is more than an unpleasant sensation. When pain signals reach the brain, they interact with areas involved in thinking, memory and emotion.
Posted: 2019-05-18 13:24:30
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American men face higher rates of suicide than women and higher rates of incarceration. In the age of #MeToo, some men are turning to each other to build healthy esteem that builds up others...

Posted: 2019-05-21 18:39:35
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While caring for her mother, who had dementia, bioethicist Tia Powell began imagining a different way to approach the disease. Her new book looks at long-term care options and end-of-life decisions