Priyanka Pulla asks if there can ever be legitimacy in ‘quackery’

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Food outbreaks that cross state borders are being recognized with greater frequency

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It’s rare to bring homicide charges against a physician

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There’s been a bipartisan outcry over the rising cost of prescription drugs – for instance, presidential candidates from both parties have identified high drug prices as a major concern. But there’s been far less discussion surrounding government oversight of how those medications are marketed to consumers and doctors

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Positive news buoys a beleaguered field, but treatment benefits may fade

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Aaron Carroll: it will most likely be even harder to change the public’s expectations. For decades, we’ve been told, over and over, that more screening is better, that early detection is the key to a cure. That’s true, up to a point. We seem to have passed that point, though, and more and more experts are trying to reverse course

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Taking on the Superbugs

October 20, 2015

As fears grow of a future in which antibiotics are powerless against rampaging infections in humans, experts are stepping up the call to act on what they say is a large part of the problem: overuse of the drugs on farm animals

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Thousands of critical medical systems, such as MRI machines, are available for hackers to access online, according to researchers

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