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February 5, 2018

What we know, and still don’t, about tau proteins’ role in brain disease

December 9, 2017

Neglected by the health care system, many immigrants are finding relief in medicinal herbs

September 25, 2017

Here’s how a powerful breed of guard dogs turned into humanity’s cruelest genetics experiment

September 21, 2017

It turns out that the best medicine is medicine

July 10, 2017

Exciting new discoveries get all the attention — leaving just-as-important negative results in the dust. And fixing the problem is easier said than done.

June 26, 2017

A minority in many ways, Erica Walker is determined to find how urban noise affects human health

June 21, 2017

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

June 5, 2017

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

May 24, 2017

When end-of-life wishes collide with untenable costs

April 19, 2017

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

April 10, 2017

A recent study on roundworms identified the hormone responsible for burning fat, marking the latest discovery in a convoluted, century-long search

March 29, 2017

Historical reports of “absinthism” probably just described severe alcoholism

March 13, 2017

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

March 6, 2017

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

February 22, 2017

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

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