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New book examines circuitous history behind the investigation of cancer as contagious illness

In 1961, people in the suburb of Niles, Illinois, experienced what they termed a "cancer epidemic." Over a dozen children in the town were diagnosed with leukemia within a short time. Fears quickly ... read more

In cancer research, a winding road to discovery

In 1961, people in the suburb of Niles, Illinois, experienced what they termed a "cancer epidemic." Over a dozen children in the town were diagnosed with leukemia within a short time. Fears quickly ... read more

Experts uncover 110 new genes that raise the risk of breast cancer

British scientists have discovered 110 genes which raise the risk of breast cancer, in a major breakthrough which paves the way for new treatments. The study, the most comprehensive investigation ... ... read more

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Announcing the 2016 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award Winners

A groundbreaking podcast series about the inadequacies of the criminal justice system Reporter Sarah Koenig offered listeners a unique perspective on the circuitous process of investigative journalism ... read more


Yet another woman with breast cancer lured into quackery by Ty Bollinger and "holistic" medicine advocates

The first book that DiNallo read about cancer ... and no competent oncologist would declare a patient to be “cancer-free” on the basis of just blood work. There needs to be no detectable tumor on ... read more

Mom Ignores Doctor When Her Sick 2-Year-Old Starts Feeling Better, Child Services Send a SWAT Team

Chandler, Arizona, cops broke through the door of a family's home in the middle of the night, stormed in, pointed their guns, handcuffed the father, and watched as the state's Department of Child ... read more

Doubt and Denialism: Vaccine Myths Persist in the Face of Science

But CDC officials aren’t sure what’s behind the epidemic ... when I wrote about new research that could conceivably feed vaccine doubts. The study, a fascinating investigation of experimental ... read more

Aid workers bury yet more Ebola victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo as death toll from outbreak reaches 1,161

Butembo is the current epicenter of Congo's tenth outbreak of Ebola which Dr Jeremy Farrar, the head of the Wellcome Trust, which has been active in aid operations in the country, believes is the ... read more

Book examines the circuitous history behind the investigation of cancer as a contagious illness

Fears quickly spread that the illness could be contagious ... as Scheffler details in his new book, A Contagious Cause: The American Hunt for Cancer Viruses and the Rise of Molecular Medicine ... read more



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