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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

Death with dignity

Death with dignity

When end-of-life wishes collide with untenable costs

By | Posted May 24, 2017

Could a forgotten therapy become the new panacea to untreatable superbugs?

Could a forgotten therapy become the new panacea to untreatable superbugs?

Bacteria-eating viruses regain interest among academia and industry

By | Posted May 1, 2017

You’re full of shit, and you’re going to have to deal with that

You’re full of shit, and you’re going to have to deal with that

Having a colonoscopy? Those bowel cleanses remain a necessary inconvenience, but doctors are working to make them less unpleasant

By | Posted April 19, 2017

Does your baby have a heart-shaped tongue?

Does your baby have a heart-shaped tongue?

Here’s what you need to know if your baby has a condition called tongue-tie

By | Posted March 13, 2017

Five myths of miscarriages

Five myths of miscarriages

What you don’t know about miscarriages, and how you likely believe more myths than you realize

By | Posted March 6, 2017

A minor problem with medical marijuana

A minor problem with medical marijuana

Parents want it — and get it — but pediatricians are concerned about giving medical marijuana to kids

By | Posted February 15, 2017

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

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

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