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Cancer’s pain and the concern of opioid addiction

Cancer’s pain and the concern of opioid addiction

Drugs play a crucial role in making cancer treatment bearable — but they need to be administered carefully

By | Posted January 27, 2017

The FDA’s new nutrition labels might not do enough to reduce obesity

The FDA’s new nutrition labels might not do enough to reduce obesity

Serving sizes will be increased on new food labels, but many won’t know what to do with that information

By | Posted January 23, 2017

What? Hearing loss on a noisy planet

What? Hearing loss on a noisy planet

Anyone can experience noise-induced hearing loss — here’s what you need to know

By | Posted January 9, 2017

A twinkle of light in a microscope’s eye

A twinkle of light in a microscope’s eye

Researchers are using biological glow sticks and finely-tuned cameras to look deeper within cells.

By | Posted December 21, 2016

FDA tightens tobacco sales to minors

FDA tightens tobacco sales to minors

Recently issued warning letters represent the first of many steps to curb tobacco sales to children

By | Posted December 16, 2016

Your brain on opioids

Your brain on opioids

The biology of America’s biggest drug problem

By | Posted December 7, 2016

Illuminating the flu

Illuminating the flu

A new technology could make it easier for researchers to fight a host of diseases

By | Posted December 5, 2016

Generic drugs offer $73 billion savings

Generic drugs offer $73 billion savings

Prescribing generic medications may offer a solution to America’s pricey healthcare system

By | Posted November 14, 2016

The fall of the five-second rule

The fall of the five-second rule

Researchers have debunked the idea that dropped food is still bacteria-free after five seconds

By | Posted November 9, 2016

Diabetes and obesity are common among childhood cancer survivors

Diabetes and obesity are common among childhood cancer survivors

After cancer, patients are likely to struggle with hormone-related conditions later in life

By | Posted October 31, 2016

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