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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

Shaking up the blood supply

Shaking up the blood supply

Freeze-dried plasma has helped trauma patients for decades. Why is it still out of reach for the American military?

By | Posted June 5, 2017

Death with dignity

Death with dignity

When end-of-life wishes collide with untenable costs

By | Posted May 24, 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

I got drunk off of absinthe and didn’t hallucinate. What gives?

I got drunk off of absinthe and didn’t hallucinate. What gives?

Historical reports of “absinthism” probably just described severe alcoholism

By | Posted March 29, 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

Behind the smoke: three things to know about e-cigarettes

Behind the smoke: three things to know about e-cigarettes

Is vaping a safe way to stop smoking or a gateway to the habit? Experts have different things to say

By | Posted February 22, 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

Can a diet prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

Can a diet prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

Studies suggest that heart-healthy diets also associate with a healthy brain

By | Posted February 6, 2017

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