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November 16, 2018

Early next year, the Allahabad Kumbh Mela festival in India will attract 150 million pilgrims — and even more drug-resistant microbes

November 12, 2018

Gene-editing technology is revolutionary, but safety and ethical concerns remain

November 29, 2017

Insight into the disease’s ancient origins points toward the causes of the current epidemic

September 21, 2017

It turns out that the best medicine is medicine

June 21, 2017

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

April 19, 2017

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

February 15, 2017

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

November 27, 2015

New food safety rules emphasize active prevention but face steep challenges

November 19, 2015

Blood-sucking bugs are spreading Chagas disease in Texas

November 15, 2015

Cardiologists struggle to effectively treat severe heart attacks

September 22, 2015

Missing microbes on science’s goofiest day

December 11, 2014

Even animals that live far from humans are developing resistance to antibiotics, alarming puzzled researchers

December 1, 2014

Microbiologist Martin Blaser hopes to restore good microbes to our guts, but will the public take his message too far?

June 21, 2014

Why the toxin in Botox is so dangerous, and why we’re injecting it into our foreheads

March 12, 2014

For healthy people, doctors warn that gluten-free may not be worth the hype

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