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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. 
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Ask Dr. K: Microbes may be doing us harm
11/27/2015 01:58 PM EST - DEAR DOCTOR K >> You recently wrote that the microbes that live on and within us might be a cause of disease. Full Story

Study: Weight loss surgery worth risk for teens
11/13/2015 03:17 PM EST - The largest, longest study of teen obesity surgery shows huge weight loss and health gains can last at least three years, and many say it's worth the risks. 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: Abdominal fat increases health risks
11/13/2015 02:09 PM EST - WASHINGTON >> A pot belly can be a bad thing — even if you're not considered overweight. 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

Ask Dr. K: Hip surgery has many benefits
11/06/2015 03:31 PM EST - DEAR DOCTOR K >> My doctor says I need hip replacement surgery. She says it will help my pain. 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

Ask Dr. K: Ease into healthy, plant-based diet
10/30/2015 12:21 PM EDT - DEAR DOCTOR K >> I'm thinking of becoming a vegetarian. But I need to be certain — is a vegetarian diet really better for your health? 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.