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People diagnosed with cancer often don’t embrace the term ‘survivor’

Leonard L. Berry, Texas A&M University ; Andrea Flynn, University of San Diego, and Scott Davis, University of Houston-Downtown “Cancer survivor” has become a catch-all...

When it comes to brain tumors, a patient’s sex matters

Joshua Rubin, Washington University in St Louis Have you ever wondered why, in most species, males are larger and more ornamented than females? It’s an...

Beating breast cancer only to die of opioid use – a...

Rajesh Balkrishnan, University of Virginia The availability of life-prolonging treatments such as hormonal therapies and other targeted chemotherapy has led to a sharp decline in...

Does Monsanto’s Roundup cause cancer? Trial highlights the difficulty of proving...

Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens, University of Connecticut Does glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used weedkiller Roundup, cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma? This question is at...

An ethical dilemma for doctors: When is it OK to prescribe...

Travis N. Rieder, Johns Hopkins University America’s opioid crisis is getting worse. The role of prescription opioids has both the medical establishment and the government...

Want to fix America’s health care? First, focus on food

Dariush Mozaffarian, Tufts University The national debate on health care is moving into a new, hopefully bipartisan phase. The fundamental underlying challenge is cost...

Our obsession with hereditary cancers didn’t start when….

Our obsession with hereditary cancers didn't start when we discovered the breast cancer gene Devon Stillwell, Johns Hopkins University Angelina Jolie received much public attention for...

The compound behind all those stories about red wine being good...

By Mohit Kumar Jolly, Rice University If you’re a teetotaller, your friends have likely tried to convince you to taste red wine by swearing on...

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What the Industrial Revolution really tells us about the future of...

Moshe Y. Vardi, Rice University As automation and artificial intelligence technologies improve, many people worry about the future of work. If millions of human workers...