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Nov 26, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Discovery News
'Good' bacteria inside the holiday food favorite produces medicine that can kill roughly half of all infectious bacteria.
Nov 24, 2014 12:05 PM ET
If you're already intelligent, but you decide you need to take a "smart drug" like Modafinil anyway, you might be in for a surprise, as new research suggests it could make you stupider. Tara explains.
Nov 24, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
Using marijuana daily for four years or longer may be related to certain changes in the brain, according to new research.
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.
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