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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

Evolutionary Mismatch as a Causal Factor in Adolescent Dysfunction and Mental Illness

The New York Times reported that ... as a Causal Factor in Adolescent Mental Illness Around the world as nations become more prosperous, traditional public health concerns such as infant mortality and ... read more

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Boy, 13, who has cancer is forced to sit alone in class because his teacher thinks he is contagious

A primary school teacher in south-east China has been suspended after he was accused of discriminating against a student with cancer ... behind the rest of the class. 'Can you imagine what was going ... read more


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

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

From September insurers will need to justify annual premium increases of 10% plus

According to the new Obama administration rule taking effect in September ... the exodus of healthy younger people from insurance markets. This they added leaves behind older, sicker and costlier ... read more

Happy New Year! Vaccines do not cause autism in 2015, either

So why did they bother to do a new study? Their rationale is actually kind of interesting ... thoughgenetic factors are known to be strongly involved in ASD onset. Asan investigation that specified ... read more

Vulture’s Tribeca Film Festival Movie Commitment Calculator

Don’t Look Down is the untold story behind ... film’s investigation—including a former Yugoslavian space engineer, an American historian, and a retired Yugoslav People’s Army general—Houston, We Have ... read more

Shades of 1918? New study compares avian flu with a notorious killer from the past

In a new study, Carole Baskin, formerly assistant research professor ... with genetic ressortants of the 1918 virus—source of the most severe influenza pandemic in recorded history. The results, which ... read more

Indonesian man has tumour removed from his waist only for hundreds of others to sprout up all over his face as doctors fear for his sight

Despite their alarming appearance, the growths and swellings - called neurofibromas and caused by a growth of cells - are not cancerous or contagious ... However, in 1986, a new theory emerged that Mr ... read more

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



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