In the coming months, a few shoppers will encounter a new and unfamiliar phrase when looking at packages of pork: “Produced without the use of ractopamine.”

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A Native American tribe’s tumultuous conflict over genetic research is being brought to harrowing life on the Off-Broadway stage

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Susan Dwyer: There is a reason we balk at the idea of experimenting on human beings in order to save lives – even a lot of them

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Fetal Tissue Fallout

August 13, 2015

Alta Charo: “We have a duty to use fetal tissue for research and therapy.”

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In Sierra Leone alone, a country of just over six million people, the Ebola epidemic has orphaned more than 12,000 children who have lost one or both family members, according to Street Child, a British charity

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Linus Upson, a Google executive who helped build the Chrome browser, says he wants to start a project that would genetically engineer mosquito’s to help eradicate diseases like malaria and dengue fever, according to The Information’s Amir Efrati

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It has been one full year since polio was detected anywhere in Africa, a significant milestone in global health that has left health experts around the world quietly celebrating

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More than half of large employers in 2016 will aim to more tightly manage employees’ use of high-priced specialty drugs, one of the fastest-growing expenses in their health plans

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