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China Says Doctor Behind Gene-Edited Babies Acted On His Own

China Says Doctor Behind Gene-Edited Babies Acted On His Own

Jan 21
Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law.

Timberlake Pops in on Patients at Texas Children's Hospital

Timberlake Pops in on Patients at Texas Children's Hospital

Jan 20
Justin Timberlake has pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children's hospital.

World's Oldest Man, 113, Dies at His Home in Northern Japan

World's Oldest Man, 113, Dies at His Home in Northern Japan

By Mari Yamaguchi | Jan 20
The world's oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113.

A Crisis in the Making for Immigrant Healthcare

A Crisis in the Making for Immigrant Healthcare

Jan 20
While the Trump administration decides whether to adopt a controversial policy that could jeopardize the legal status of immigrants who use public programs like Medicaid, doctors and clinics are torn between informing patients about the potential risks.

Life in Limbo: Leftover Embryos Vex Clinics, Couples

Life in Limbo: Leftover Embryos Vex Clinics, Couples

By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 19
Tens of thousands of embryos are stuck in limbo in fertility clinics, leftovers from pregnancy attempts and broken dreams of parenthood.

Opioid Crisis Brings Unwanted Attention to Wealthy Family

Opioid Crisis Brings Unwanted Attention to Wealthy Family

By Alanna Durkin Richer | Jan 19
The Sackler family owns Purdue Pharma, the privately held drug company that has made billions from OxyContin, and Sacklers hold most of the seats on the board.

Less Beef, More Beans. Experts Say World Needs New Diet

Less Beef, More Beans. Experts Say World Needs New Diet

By Candice Choi | Jan 18
A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet.

Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat Addiction

Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat Addiction

By Carmen Heredia Rodrigue | Jan 18
Even as the opioid epidemic continues, the toll of methamphetamine use, also known as meth or crystal meth, is on the rise, too.

Researchers See Possible Link Between Opioids, Birth Defect

Researchers See Possible Link Between Opioids, Birth Defect

By Mike Stobbe | Jan 18
Health officials are looking into a possible link between prescription opioids and a horrific birth defect.

Idaho Woman Has 50-Pound Tumor Removed

Idaho Woman Has 50-Pound Tumor Removed

Jan 17
An Idaho woman who thought she was gaining weight because of menopause discovered she actually had a 50-pound tumor that had been growing inside her for decades.

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