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Immunotherapy: What you need to know

Not all that long ago, chemotherapy was the only option to treat most advanced (metastatic) cancers. Because these drugs work by destroying rapidly dividing cells, they harm some healthy cells — such as hair follicles — as well as cancer cells. In the past two decades, cancer treatment has been transformed by targeted drugs and… Read More »

Plague: What to Know in 2019

Jan. 18, 2019 — Wyoming’s Department of Health has confirmed another case of plague in a cat, the third in the past 6 months in the state. No human cases of plague, spread by fleas, have been reported during that time, but public health officials are advising people to practice flea control for their household… Read More »

Most People Against Genetically Modified Foods Know Less Than They Think

Getty ImagesMihajlo Maricic / EyeEm Let’s get this out of the way up front: The scientific consensus is that genetically modified (GM) foods are safe to eat. That hasn’t stopped people from ginning up controversy around them; it’d been decades now, and we’re still hearing alarmist rhetoric about “Frankenfoods.” But a new study finds that… Read More »