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Groundbreaking experiment creates malaria-resistant mosquitoes
11/27/2015 02:01 PM EST
WASHINGTON >> California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove — using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond the promise of fighting malaria. Full Story
Ask Dr. K: Scientists using boosted immune system to attack cancer cells
11/13/2015 02:09 PM EST - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I hear that doctors are trying to boost the immune system to help people fight cancer. Full Story
Study: Posting calories at restaurants may not affect choices
11/09/2015 09:40 AM EST - WASHINGTON — Tracking calories at chain restaurants is supposed to become easier next year, but new studies raise questions about whether the counts actually make a difference for diners and eateries. Full Story
Health take-away: Flu season is here — get vaccinated
11/06/2015 03:31 PM EST - The symptoms of flu are dramatic and seem to come on suddenly. Our patients tell us they feel like they've been hit by a truck — that they couldn't get out of bed even if they wanted to. Full Story
Survey: Marijuana use among adults doubles over decade
10/30/2015 12:28 PM EDT - CHICAGO >> Marijuana use among U.S. adults doubled over a decade, rising to almost 10 percent or more than 22 million mostly recreational users, government surveys show. Full Story
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Erykah Badu slams Iggy Azalea at Soul Train Awards.
Iggy Azalea’s credentials questioned by Erykah Badu at Soul Train Awards.