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Clinical Trials Have the Best Medicine but Do Not Enroll the Patients Who Need It  
Public Health

Clinical Trials Have the Best Medicine but Do Not Enroll the Patients Who Need It  

Most cancer patients never get into lifesaving drug trials because of barriers at community hospitals

By David H. Freedman
How the Next Recession Could Save Lives
Public Health

How the Next Recession Could Save Lives

Death rates have dropped during past economic downturns, even as many health trends have worsened. Researchers are scrambling to decipher lessons before the next big recession

By Lynne Peeples and Nature magazine
The Fluorine Detectives
Chemistry

The Fluorine Detectives

Researchers are battling to identify and assess a worrying class of persistent chemicals

By XiaoZhi Lim and Nature magazine
Proper Breathing Brings Better Health
Wellness

Proper Breathing Brings Better Health

Stress reduction, insomnia prevention, emotion control, improved attention—certain breathing techniques can make life better. But where do you start?

By Christophe André
A Father's Fight
Medical & Biotech

A Father's Fight

Nick Sireau’s quest to give his sons weed killer could help thousands struggling with rare genetic conditions

By David Adam and Nature magazine

Departments

  • From the Editor

    A Chemical World

  • News

    Vaccinating Mice May Finally Slow Lyme Disease

  • The Surgical Singularity Is Approaching

  • A Novel Way to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria

  • A New Idea about What Triggers Alzheimer's

  • Opinion

    Human Gene Editing: Great Power, Great Responsibility

  • We've Lost Touch with Our Bodies

  • Ob-Gyns Do Too Much Fetal Monitoring

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