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Documents Detail Sugar Industry Efforts To Direct Medical Research

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:45am

A dentist unearths documents detailing the sugar industry's influence over the National Institutes of Health's research agenda in the 1960s and 1970s. At issue: setting limits for sugar intake.

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FDA Decision Signals New Competition For Some Of The Costliest Drugs

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:50pm

Drugs made from proteins or antibodies are difficult for rival manufacturers to copy. The Food and Drug Administration just approved a copycat drug for cancer patients that shows it can be done.

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FDA Decision Signals New Competition For Some Of The Costliest Drugs

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:50pm

Drugs made from proteins or antibodies are difficult for rival manufacturers to copy. The Food and Drug Administration just approved a copycat drug for cancer patients that shows it can be done.

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As Climate Wars Heat Up, Some Skeptics Are Targets

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:38pm

Environmentalists and Democrats have launched investigations into the funding of climate skeptics. Some say the probes are necessary, while others worry they could rightly be seen as harassment.

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As Climate Wars Heat Up, Some Skeptics Are Targets

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:38pm

Environmentalists and Democrats have launched investigations into the funding of climate skeptics. Some say the probes are necessary, while others worry they could rightly be seen as harassment.

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Florida Gov. Scott Denies Banning Phrase 'Climate Change'

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:16pm

University scientists and former state employees say Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration has directed them to avoid using the phrase "climate change." Scott denies the charge.

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Florida Gov. Scott Denies Banning Phrase 'Climate Change'

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:16pm

University scientists and former state employees say Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration has directed them to avoid using the phrase "climate change." Scott denies the charge.

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A Sheriff And A Doctor Team Up To Map Childhood Trauma

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:33pm

Sometimes a different perspective can help you see a problem with fresh eyes. The problem to be solved in Gainesville, Florida? A hotspot of poverty, child abuse and neglect.

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A Sheriff And A Doctor Team Up To Map Childhood Trauma

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:33pm

Sometimes a different perspective can help you see a problem with fresh eyes. The problem to be solved in Gainesville, Fla.? A hot spot of poverty, child abuse and neglect.

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Climate Change May Be Destroying World's Oldest-Known Mummies

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:17pm

The Chinchorros, who lived between modern-day Peru and Chile, mummified their dead at least 2,000 years before the Egyptians. But some mummies have begun to turn to ooze, so scientists investigated.

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Climate Change May Be Destroying World's Oldest-Known Mummies

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:17pm

The Chinchorros, who lived between modern-day Peru and Chile, mummified their dead at least 2,000 years before the Egyptians. But some mummies have begun to turn to ooze, so scientists investigated.

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Pigeon, Parakeet And Pony: Amsterdam Food Truck Serves Maligned Meat

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:53pm

The Kitchen Of The Unwanted Animal, a food truck and specialty food provider, is trying to change attitudes toward "edible" animals in Holland. They're doing it one My Little Pony Burger at a time.

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Pigeon, Parakeet And Pony: Amsterdam Food Truck Serves Maligned Meat

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:53pm

The Kitchen Of The Unwanted Animal, a food truck and specialty food provider, is trying to change attitudes toward "edible" animals in Holland. They're doing it one My Little Pony Burger at a time.

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College Rape Case Shows A Key Limit To Medical Privacy Law

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 3:32pm

A woman who is suing the University of Oregon for mishandling her rape case could have her own medical records used against her in court. Yes, that's legal.

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College Rape Case Shows A Key Limit To Medical Privacy Law

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 3:32pm

A woman who is suing the University of Oregon for mishandling her rape case is now having her own medical records used against her in court. Yes, that's legal.

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Mad Cow Research Hints At Ways To Halt Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 3:27pm

Corinne Lasmezas began her career studying a disease that destroys the brains of cattle. Now she's using what she learned to search for drugs that can stop human brain diseases.

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Mad Cow Research Hints At Ways To Halt Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 3:27pm

Corinne Lasmezas began her career studying a disease that destroys the brains of cattle. Now she's using what she learned to search for drugs that can stop human brain diseases.

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To Head Off Trauma's Legacy, Start Young

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 12:38pm

Two Philadelphia medical clinics support parents to help break generational cycles of trauma and abuse. Attending to adversity, doctors say, gives kids a better chance to grow up healthy.

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To Head Off Trauma's Legacy, Start Young

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 12:38pm

Two Philadelphia medical clinics support parents to help break generational cycles of trauma and abuse. Attending to adversity, doctors say, gives kids a better chance to grow up healthy.

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How Do You Get People To Work Harder? Keep The Reward A Secret

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:08am

How do you get people to work harder? Keep them guessing about the reward. New research suggests not knowing what you're going to get in return can be a strong motivator.

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