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As Krista points out, Austin, Texas saw a temporary bump in its population of science writers during the past few days. Being a newly minted …

The combined annual meeting of the National Association of Science Writers and the New Horizons in Science conference (sponsored by the Council for the Advancement …

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My oldest daughter is a thumb-sucker. It never really bothered me or my husband, and neither her physician or dentist (surprisingly) have expressed great concern …

More and more studies are proving telemedicine is effective in helping patients modify their lifestyle to manage health conditions. Telephone counseling combined with home-based blood …

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Seems the notion that genetically speaking boys are better than girls in math is a myth. Stanford biologist Robert Sapolsky, PhD, writes in a column …

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Year: 1980 Setting: Corporate clinic in Edea, Cameroon Position: Resident physician On some of my professional gear, one can find the medical symbol with the …

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Like more than 14 million other Americans, I have an autoimmune disease - and I'm always interested in hearing what scientists uncover about these mysterious …

Francis Collins has been the director of the NIH for nearly two months. Yet he’s already punched a number of his accomplishments on a twenty …

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In an experiment to encourage people to take the stairs rather than the escalator, Volkswagen Sweden and ad agency DDB Stockholm transformed subway station stairs …

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Anti-smoking laws passed during the past two decades by more than 70 percent of the country are effective in saving lives, according to a new …

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In the 1997 Academy Award-nominated movie Face/Off, terrorist Nicholas Cage had his face surgically replaced with that of FBI agent and sworn enemy John Travolta. …

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