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Iron Is the New Cholesterol

Elevated iron is at the center of a web of disease stretching from cancer to diabetes.

The Rise of Cancer Immunotherapy

How Jim Allison saved a whole world.

How Doctors Use Poetry

A Harvard medical student describes how he is learning to both treat and heal.

A Cardiologist’s 9/11 Story

From trauma to arrhythmia, and back again.

How to Talk About Vaccines on Television

What one scientist has learned from years of media appearances.

Why New Antibiotics Are So Hard to Find

A dispatch from the front lines of the war against antibiotic resistance.

Does Aging Have a Reset Button?

A Stanford researcher’s new take on stem cells.

Ingenious: Jack Gilbert

The professor of surgery explains how health emerges from a healthy microbiome.

How Aging Research Is Changing Our Lives

An interview with Eric Verdin, CEO of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.

Why Men Don’t Live as Long as Women

It’s the testosterone, don’t you know.