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A guide to cervical cancer screenings at every age

A guide to cervical cancer screenings at every age

What to know before you go to your annual gynecology appointment

By | Posted July 18, 2018

Forever young: how society might adapt to longer lives

Forever young: how society might adapt to longer lives

Living longer will shake up social institutions, experts say

By | Posted April 2, 2018

Could you lose your leg because of a tampon?

Could you lose your leg because of a tampon?

The biology behind the rare “tampon disease,” toxic shock syndrome

By | Posted March 9, 2018

What sayest tau?

What sayest tau?

What we know, and still don’t, about tau proteins’ role in brain disease

By | Posted February 5, 2018

PODCAST: In herbs we trust

PODCAST: In herbs we trust

Neglected by the health care system, many immigrants are finding relief in medicinal herbs

By | Posted December 9, 2017

The (de-)evolution of the bulldog

The (de-)evolution of the bulldog

Here’s how a powerful breed of guard dogs turned into humanity’s cruelest genetics experiment

By | Posted September 25, 2017

Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

Hey gang, crystals will not cure your cancer

It turns out that the best medicine is medicine

By | Posted September 21, 2017

Science has a negativity problem

Science has a negativity problem

Exciting new discoveries get all the attention — leaving just-as-important negative results in the dust. And fixing the problem is easier said than done.

By | Posted July 10, 2017

The noise mapper

The noise mapper

A minority in many ways, Erica Walker is determined to find how urban noise affects human health

By | Posted June 26, 2017

Giving antibiotics a boost

Giving antibiotics a boost

Dr. Luca Guardabassi is finding new ways to weaken drug-resistant bacteria

By | Posted June 21, 2017

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