Overprescribed

April 3, 2019

High cost isn’t America’s only drug problem. The pharmaceutical industry has followed a brilliant two-pronged strategy to maximize its profits: raise prices and increase consumption of medications

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The U.S. Agriculture Department announced Tuesday that it’s putting an end to a controversial research program that led scientists to kill thousands of cats over decades

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Gene-edited ‘surrogate sires’ could help spread desirable traits rapidly in some livestock

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The parents of 42 children affected by the ban at the school, the Green Meadow Waldorf School, sued the Rockland County health department, asking a federal judge to issue an injunction to allow the children to return. On Tuesday, the request was denied

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Tens of millions of Americans undergo surgery each year. They expect their surgeon to be in the operating room for the entire procedure. That’s not always the case — the surgeon may have two operations scheduled at the same time

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We eat mutations every day. All the vegetables, grains, fruits and meat humans consume as part of their diet is jam-packed with DNA speckled with mutations and beneficial variations

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Carleigh Krubiner, faculty member at the Berman Institute, said in a statement.“The DRC’s decision to extend Ebola vaccine coverage to pregnant women is a huge step forward, not only for pregnant women in areas affected by outbreaks but for all pregnant women who may face the threat of Ebola in the future”

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Experts, including our Jeffrey Kahn, weigh in on gene-editing technology

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