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Jan 27, 2015 08:21 AM ET
It's a notion that might fly under the radar a bit, but not all prisons are state or federally run. Some corrections facilities are in effect outsourced to private firms. Julia explains.
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 →
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