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We all know people who, despite best intentions and tons of counseling, smoke-stopping treatments, and patches—can’t quit smoking. Are genes in play?... More

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Statin drugs benefit some people immensely but are taken by millions more. If you’re at low risk for heart disease, taking drugs to lower your... More

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New experimental technologies aim to help paralyzed patients leave their wheelchairs behind. ... More

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The New Science of Stress

We now understand how chronic worry chips away at good health—and what it takes to relieve the tension of everyday life.... More

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In hospitals and research centers across the country, man’s best friend is showing a stunning ability to heal our bodies and soothe our souls.... More

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