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Why anti-vaxxers are twisting the facts behind the Chantix recall

Pfizer recalled Chantix. Anti-vaxxers felt vindicated. Here’s why they’re wrong.

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Male infertility is on the rise, experts say. Here’s what you need to know.

Male infertility is more complex and common than you might think.

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Are hot dogs bad for you? The truth behind the controversial report

A study looked at over 5,000 foods to determine how they might positively or negatively impact health and the environment. The news isn't good for hot dogs.

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Antibody-resistant Covid-19: How it works

Here’s how antibodies stop spike proteins from unlocking your cells.

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Spit take: a cheap new at-home Covid-19 test wants your saliva

A new detection device will keep a watchful eye on Covid-19 variants for as little as $3.

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Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome: 5 scientific answers to "scromiting" questions

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Delta variant: 8 things vaccinated people should know about breakthrough Covid-19

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Science debunks a deadly summer food myth

Can you swim after eating? An emergency doctor and drowning expert debunks the science and explains what you need to know about safe swimming this summer.

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A chemical critical for world food supplies may cause cancer

It’s effective, cheap, and pervasive — and it needs to be stopped.

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Food scientist debunks a dangerous myth about chicken

Leave your chicken slime alone.

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Will the next pandemic stem from antibiotic-resistant bacteria?

The future of medicine hinges on how we address this burgeoning issue.

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There's finally a breakthrough in the hunt for a malaria vaccine

“It is an emergency. It's an emergency every year.”

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Why anti-vaxxers are twisting the facts behind the Chantix recall

Pfizer recalled Chantix. Anti-vaxxers felt vindicated. Here’s why they’re wrong.

know yourself

Male infertility is on the rise, experts say. Here’s what you need to know.

Male infertility is more complex and common than you might think.

Check, Please!

Are hot dogs bad for you? The truth behind the controversial report

A study looked at over 5,000 foods to determine how they might positively or negatively impact health and the environment. The news isn't good for hot dogs.

explainer

Antibody-resistant Covid-19: How it works

Here’s how antibodies stop spike proteins from unlocking your cells.

spit take

Spit take: a cheap new at-home Covid-19 test wants your saliva

A new detection device will keep a watchful eye on Covid-19 variants for as little as $3.

Reefer madness

Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome: 5 scientific answers to "scromiting" questions

Be skeptical of inflammatory headlines.

Variant

Delta variant: 8 things vaccinated people should know about breakthrough Covid-19

What to understand about this new phase.

Check, please!

Science debunks a deadly summer food myth

Can you swim after eating? An emergency doctor and drowning expert debunks the science and explains what you need to know about safe swimming this summer.

Science

A chemical critical for world food supplies may cause cancer

It’s effective, cheap, and pervasive — and it needs to be stopped.

Check, please!

Food scientist debunks a dangerous myth about chicken

Leave your chicken slime alone.

Mind and Body

Will the next pandemic stem from antibiotic-resistant bacteria?

The future of medicine hinges on how we address this burgeoning issue.

Vaccines

There's finally a breakthrough in the hunt for a malaria vaccine

“It is an emergency. It's an emergency every year.”