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Not just a hospital problem anymore

Not just a hospital problem anymore

Even animals that live far from humans are developing resistance to antibiotics, alarming puzzled researchers

By | Posted December 11, 2014

More bugs, healthier people

More bugs, healthier people

Microbiologist Martin Blaser hopes to restore good microbes to our guts, but will the public take his message too far?

By | Posted December 1, 2014

Ever Wondered: What's the deal with Botox?

Ever Wondered: What’s the deal with Botox?

Why the toxin in Botox is so dangerous, and why we’re injecting it into our foreheads

By | Posted June 21, 2014

Gluten: Friend, foe or just a fad?

Gluten: Friend, foe or just a fad?

For healthy people, doctors warn that gluten-free may not be worth the hype

By | Posted March 12, 2014

Best in show?

Best in show?

Why diseases plague purebred dogs and how breeders, owners and genetics can help

By | Posted February 10, 2014

Is the brain hard-wired for pain?

Is the brain hard-wired for pain?

Analysis of white matter sheds new light on chronic pain

By | Posted November 4, 2013

Building our genetic identity [Image Credit: epsos.de via flickr]

Do our genetic profiles define us?

Four views on genetic identity and privacy

By | Posted October 2, 2013

A raw deal

A raw deal

Tracking the way leafy greens spread disease

By | Posted March 28, 2013

Visualizing the very end

Visualizing the very end

A group of doctors advocates use of videos in advance care planning

By | Posted March 24, 2013

Q&A: The globalization of infectious disease

Q&A: The globalization of infectious disease

Science writer David Quammen talks about his new book “Spillover”

By | Posted November 23, 2012

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