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‘Medical Crossfire Debate’: Is Genetic Susceptibility Panel Testing for Breast Cancer Ready for Prime Time?

MIAMI BEACH—Genetic tests for breast cancer susceptibility that go beyond BRCA1/2 mutations are either a very bad idea or an idea whose time has come, depending on which speaker you listened to in a ... read more

After SB 277, medical exemptions for sale, courtesy of Dr. Bob Sears and other antivaccine quacks

Finally, I've discussed how genetic profiling is still in its infancy, even for cancer. Even so ... One clinic told me new patients hoping for a medical exemption must first get DNA testing done by ... read more

Who Doesn't Vaccinate?

Let’s begin with the basics: In the U.S., “vaccine refusal” is more or less tantamount to obtaining a state level exemption from childhood vaccinations for non-medical reasons. Such exemptions are on ... read more

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Extreme politics warning as climate changes

If there's one thing settled on climate change, it is that the debate inevitably leads to extreme emotions, opinions and warnings of doom, be it the national economy or the global ecosystem. Years of ... read more


Cervical Cancer: Late Toxicities Trend Lower with IMRT

SAN ANTONIO—The use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) has increased dramatically over the past decade, and although the technique requires more time, effort ... Phase III PARCER trial in ... read more

The Skin I’m In: I’ve been interrogated by police more than 50 times—all because I’m black

My dad isn’t a big man, but he always cut an imposing figure in our household. This was the first time I realized he could be afraid of something. “He’s going to pick it up right now,” he assured the ... read more

Parsing the Polls on Gun Control

Let's Parse the Polls! Scan recent surveys that touch on guns and gun control and you realize quickly that it has not been a matter of political debate in quite some time. Last fall, a question on gun ... read more

Volume 29 (2009)

In Ashland, Oregon, the Briscoe Geology Park was built to help students, residents and visitors better understand how our planet and life have changed dramatically through time and how local geology ... read more

Andrew Wakefield wants a "live public televised debate." Oh, goody.

Sure the government can take some blame (anyone recall when the prime minister refused ... This is not the first time he's done this, either. It was only a few days ago that he posted an offer "to ... read more

Reports of the NCSE

Reports of the National Center for Science Education ... their embryology, and their genetics. "Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution," as a famous geneticist said. That is ... read more



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