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Virologists are ending their worldwide bird-flu research hiatus, but they need approval from U.S. funding agencies.
As fear of another massive influenza breakout grows, we parse the candidates' records on bioterrorism and more
This is the first time scientists have seen a human with an N8 flu.
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With the release of the DSM-5 this month, psychotherapist Gary Greenberg questions whether psychiatry's diagnostic Bible can truly get at the nature of mental suffering.