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At Death’s Door, He Was Put on Ice

How a new technology is resurrecting patients from what was once certain death.

Take Two Sugar Pills and Call Me in the Morning

Genetic tests can predict when placebos may be the best medicine.

Is the World Making You Sick?

The chemicals in our everyday lives are, argues immunologist Claudia Miller.

America Is Getting the Science of Sun Exposure Wrong

Why U.S. dermatologists won’t base recommendations on skin color.

Take Light, Not Drugs

How light therapy can treat disorders from depression to Alzheimer’s disease.

Cancer, the Consummate Traveler

Disrupting cancer’s diaspora may lead to new therapies.

Bacteria Love Lasered Jell-O

How artificial homes for pathogens may lead to better medicine.

Meet Your Body’s Death Eaters

From brain to blood to bone, macrophages take out our cellular trash.