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Ebola Reemerges in Sierra Leone

Case announced hours after the World Health Organization declares spread of virus stopped in west Africa

January 15, 2016 — Richard Van Noorden and Nature magazine

Can We Truly "Cure" Cancer?

Pres. Obama laid out a moon-shot target of knocking out cancer, but cancer is not one disease—it’s many

January 14, 2016 — Dina Fine Maron

What Is the Flu Virus?

Learn about the various types of flu strains that you can catch this year. Plus, find out who is most at risk for complications and how to treat symptoms

January 6, 2016 — Sanaz Majd, MD

Why Do Facts Fail?

Why Do Facts Fail?

Deconstructing Denial