Science is often poorly communicated. Researchers can fight back

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It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be dire

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A potential aid for ALS and stroke patients. “Speaking one’s mind” is getting literal: A device that detects electrical signals in the brain’s speech-producing regions created synthetic speech good enough for listeners to mostly understand complex sentences

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The hospital, especially during the holidays, crystallizes an unavoidable truth: There’s simply no substitute for being there

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Some patients refuse to answer. Many doctors don’t ask. As the number of Americans with dementia rises, health professionals are grappling with when and how to pose the question: “Do you have guns at home?”

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An effort led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs aims to combat the social and cultural stigmas that prevent some men in parts of Africa from knowing their HIV status

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Twenty years ago, images of staggering cattle and descriptions of brains resembling Swiss cheese became associated with one of the most popular television programs of the day when Texas Panhandle cattlemen sued “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for defamation under Texas’ “veggie libel law.” They claimed the program’s negative portrayal of their business caused a steep decline of beef prices

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Kevin Elliot writes, “Scientists these days face a conundrum. As Americans are buffeted by accounts of fake news, alternative facts and deceptive social media campaigns, how can researchers and their scientific expertise contribute meaningfully to the conversation?”

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