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This HIV-prevention drug is often not prescribed to those who need it most

This HIV-prevention drug is often not prescribed to those who need it most

The prescription of HIV-prevention pills has lagged, and negative biases towards patients could help explain why

By | Posted April 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

Are pets good or bad for your child's allergies?

Are pets good or bad for your child’s allergies?

Here’s what the evidence actually says

By | Posted January 31, 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

Why fentanyl is the deadliest opioid in the country

Why fentanyl is the deadliest opioid in the country

And why the trend refuses to stop

By | Posted November 20, 2017

High deductibles likely won’t lower health care costs

High deductibles likely won’t lower health care costs

Patients with health care plans that pose large upfront costs don’t search for price information

By | Posted November 17, 2017

Feeling down? Climbing could lift your spirits

Feeling down? Climbing could lift your spirits

But don’t stop taking medication

By | Posted November 16, 2017

Sugar-fed mosquitoes still bite

Sugar-fed mosquitoes still bite

New research shows that mosquitoes feeding on plant nectar bite more throughout their life span. For malaria control, plant management might be important

By | Posted November 15, 2017

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