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Some kids have been suffering from COVID-19 for months
The long-haulers, as they’re called, are baffling medical experts who’ve been studying the virus for months.
The ‘inactive’ ingredients in your pills could harm you
Pharmaceutical companies need to be more transparent about excipients like fillers for the sake of patient safety.
Times of strife can lead to medical innovation—when governments are willing
The Civil War saw a record number of health-related patents. Can we replicate that during the current pandemic?
Infographics have helped keep us alive for centuries
A wave of statistical enthusiasm, coupled with new technologies, paved the way for education and public health reform in the 1800s.
Artificial intelligence creates better, faster MRI scans
You may someday be able to spend much less time in an imaging machine. Just let AI make the picture.
Watch Elon Musk unveil the next version of his AI-powered brain implant, Neuralink
Here’s the tech that’s built to go straight into your actual skull.
The CDC’s new COVID-19 testing guidelines could make the pandemic worse
Testing is still as important as ever, politics aside.
Most Americans can’t afford fertility treatments anymore—so they’re going abroad
White working-class people are taking "fertility tours" of Europe. Here's one couple's story.
Placebos really can help your fitness
'Space Jam' wasn't too far off.
People are stockpiling umbilical cord blood without really knowing what it does
Medical companies are exhorting expectant parents to protect their babies from diseases that lie ahead.