A new artificial intelligence system unveiled Wednesday by doctors at Johns Hopkins offers to provide a clearer picture for patients: In testing, it displayed a superhuman ability to differentiate harmful lesions from ones that pose no threat at all.

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Our Jessica Fanzo on how cycles of poverty make families vulnerable to food insecurity

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A ‘No-Brainer’?

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Calls grow for Medicare to cover anti-rejection drugs

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Paying people to stop smoking is a very effective method of getting them to quit, a large review of studies has found

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A giant data store quietly being built in India could free vast swathes of science for computer analysis — but is it legal?

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Daniel Z Buchman’s review in the journal Science of In Pain by our Travis Rieder

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Secret shoppers pretend to be sick to help make hospitals safer for everyone else

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A bipartisan trio of senators on Monday introduced a resolution underscoring their opposition to the experiments last year in China that led to the birth of the world’s first genome-edited babies

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