Chad Tackett claimed his weight loss program was so good that it was part of a university-sponsored study. That the study never existed was the least shady part of the tale. With comments from our Alan Regenberg

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Is their work improving science? Drummond Rennie, with support from his editor-in-chief, George Lundberg, dreamed up the inaugural Peer Review Congress. He wanted to turn the lens of science onto the journals themselves

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Why scientists still aren’t sure. With rates of prescription opioid use disorder and opioid-involved overdose deaths on the rise, the U.S. opioid crisis appears to be continuing unabated

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It was a typical yet astonishing scene in Wandi village in Nigeria: a traditional barber known as a wanzam ceremonially shaved Abubakar Nafisatu’s hair on his 7th day of life, as is the custom there. Then the barber did something not so customary: He stressed to Abukabar’s mother the importance of routine immunization

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A HANDFUL OF years ago, a small pharmaceutical company quietly acquired the rights to an old but commonly used antibiotic. Few noticed until last week, when the new owner did something that’s recently become common in the world of pharmaceuticals: It abruptly raised the price. A lot

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Lab-Grown Meat

September 19, 2018

Meat produced without killing animals is heading to your dinner table

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According to federal data from 2011-2012, more than 40% of jail inmates reported having been told by a mental health professional that they had a mental health disorder

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In the United States, pharmaceutical companies have built a system which supports high costs for HIV drugs. But that may be starting to change

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