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The future of probiotics and gut microbiomes is bright
We might one day fix our whole bodies by balancing the organisms inside.
Four plants that are scientifically proven to be therapeutic
Plants can offer a lot of help with everything from pain relief to heart disease.
Stay calm under pressure with lessons learned in the world’s most stressful careers
You may not be a trauma surgeon, but you can use some of the same coping mechanisms.
Five good-news health stories from this past year
The best health news of 2020.
The case for rethinking how we use cancer drugs
Lower doses could save more lives, some oncologists say.
This popular acne medication carries a disturbing legacy
Albert Kligman conducted his groundbreaking work on tretinoin primarily on local Black inmates.
What really happened during the ‘Kentucky meat shower’?
And other bizarre facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
Appalachia’s ginseng goldmine may not last much longer
Locals are racing to preserve the overharvested plant, which holds great medicinal and economic potential.
The Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to the trio that discovered hepatitis C
The once-deadly disease can now be properly cured with antivirals.
How do we know if medicines are safe during pregnancies?
Expectant mothers have long been excluded from clinical trials. Some experts say this practice needs to change.