Posted: 2019-08-22 17:36:01
Mayors from 70 American cities send a letter to the Trump administration, saying a plan to push millions of people out of the federal food stamp program would punish some of the country's neediest.
Posted: 2019-08-22 17:23:59
Scientists around the world are working to correct a problem with genetic health information — too much of it is currently based on samples of Europeans.
Posted: 2019-08-22 09:04:00
NPR visited the only lab in the world known to be trying to use the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR to modify the DNA in human sperm. If successful, it could be used to prevent genetic disorders.
Posted: 2019-08-22 09:00:05
Some addiction treatment clinics offer IV infusions of a mix of supplements — including something known as NAD. The treatment isn't proven to work and is not FDA-approved for addiction.
Posted: 2019-08-22 06:57:00
The World Health Organization says that the tiny particles of plastic found everywhere in the environment do not appear to pose any significant risk to human health.