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8 Mobile Apps to Help Manage Your Health [Slide Show]

8 Mobile Apps to Help Manage Your Health [Slide Show]

These accoutrements to a smart phone can help users plan and track workouts, monitor important health indicators such as glucose and blood pressure, and locate nearby physicians and clinical trials

November 2, 2011

Do Spayed and Neutered Dogs Get Cancer More Often?

Where I live, in America, it’s taken for granted that responsible owners spay or neuter their dogs. The population of homeless animals is still large enough that risking an unwanted litter is, to many owners, unthinkable.

February 25, 2015 — Jessica P. Hekman

Science Far from Center Stage in Obama's State of the Union

President Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union address, his first before a Republican-led legislature, was studded this evening with references to science and technology amidst talk of middle class tax cuts, thawing U.S.

January 20, 2015 — Dina Fine Maron
Could a Cow Virus Cause Colon Cancer?

Could a Cow Virus Cause Colon Cancer?

The remote possibility that I might develop mad cow disease as a result has never stopped me from diving into a nice juicy hamburger (preferably with a generous helping of ketchup and relish).

July 1, 2014 — Christine Gorman

Stem Cells: The Real Culprits in Cancer?

A dark side of stem cells--their potential to turn malignant--is at the root of a handful of cancers and may be the cause of many more. Eliminating the disease could depend on tracking down and destroying these elusive killer cells

July 1, 2008 — Michael F. Clarke and Michael W. Becker

Evolved for Cancer?

Natural selection lacks the power to erase cancer from our species and, some scientists argue, may even have provided tools that help tumors grow

July 1, 2008 — Carl Zimmer

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