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Nov 13, 2014 08:36 AM ET
About 50,000 people a year die due to drug-resistant bacteria. Fortunately, help may be on the way in the form of a new drug being developed in Sweden that could both treat severe infections and also eliminate new strains of infectious bacteria.
Nov 6, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Demand for Ebola samples is high among scientists developing treatments, but fear of exposure is holding up transportation of samples. Continue reading →
Sep 10, 2014 04:45 AM ET
Laci Green reports on a new addiction study of more than 100 adolescents, with results that might surprise the "weed isn't addictive" crowd.
Aug 19, 2014 01:27 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Apparent heroin overdoses may actually be overdoses of acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin. Continue reading →
Jul 22, 2014 09:24 AM ET
The new pill Truvada might seem like the closest thing to an actual HIV vaccine, but not so fast, says Trace Dominguez. The CDC isn't even recommending it to the general public.
Jul 16, 2014 09:44 AM ET
Neurologists found a way to predict -- with 70 percent accuracy -- which 14-year-olds will become binge drinkers by age 16. Find out the details from Laci.
Jul 11, 2014 03:40 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The Berkeley City Council wants to require marijuana dispensaries to give 2 percent to the poor. Continue reading →
Jul 11, 2014 09:43 AM ET
Psychedelic mushrooms have been around for thousands of years, and have been used for research purposes and in religious ceremonies. Tara has the skinny on how 'shrooms can expand one's mind.
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