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NIH Pulls the Plug on Controversial Drinking Study Funded by Big Alcohol

NIH Pulls the Plug on Controversial Drinking Study Funded by Big Alcohol

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has abruptly halted its $100 million study meant to examine whether moderate drinking can be good for your heart. The decision, announced Friday, comes in the
The Lost Dogs of the Americas

The Lost Dogs of the Americas

A 10,000-year-old dog from an archaeological site near Eldred, Ill., known as the Koster site, where the earliest known dogs in the Americas were found.
The Lost Dogs of the Americas

The Lost Dogs of the Americas

A 10,000-year-old dog from an archaeological site near Eldred, Ill., known as the Koster site, where the earliest known dogs in the Americas were found.
Taxpayers Fund ‘Study’ Linking Trump Support to Opioid Abuse

Taxpayers Fund ‘Study’ Linking Trump Support to Opioid Abuse

In an interview with NPR, Goodwin said that, in reviewing places hardest hit by opioid abuse and those with strong Trump support, “there was a clear overlap between counties that had high opioid use
For Gays, the Worst Is Yet to Come. Again.

For Gays, the Worst Is Yet to Come. Again.

A crowd of Act Up activists march down a Manhattan street during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Stonewall riots, on June 26, 1994.
Dr. Alan S. Rabson, Influential Cancer Researcher, Is Dead at 92

Dr. Alan S. Rabson, Influential Cancer Researcher, Is Dead at 92

Dr. Alan S. Rabson in his office at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., in an undated photograph. He was deputy director of the National Cancer Institute from 1995 until his retirement
Dr. Alan S. Rabson, Influential Cancer Researcher, Is Dead at 92

Dr. Alan S. Rabson, Influential Cancer Researcher, Is Dead at 92

Dr. Alan S. Rabson in his office at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., in an undated photograph. He was deputy director of the National Cancer Institute from 1995 until his retirement
Trial by Fire: Critics Demand That a Huge Sepsis Study Be Stopped

Trial by Fire: Critics Demand That a Huge Sepsis Study Be Stopped

Bacteria, in blue, in the bloodstream, which can provoke an immune reaction called sepsis. It is often fatal.
Trial by Fire: Critics Demand That a Huge Sepsis Study Be Stopped

Trial by Fire: Critics Demand That a Huge Sepsis Study Be Stopped

Bacteria, in blue, in the bloodstream, which can provoke an immune reaction called sepsis. It is often fatal.
Trial by Fire: Critics Demand That a Huge Sepsis Study Be Stopped

Trial by Fire: Critics Demand That a Huge Sepsis Study Be Stopped

Bacteria, in blue, in the bloodstream, which can provoke an immune reaction called sepsis. It is often fatal.
Justice Ginsburg Leaves Hospital After Treatment for Broken Ribs

Justice Ginsburg Leaves Hospital After Treatment for Broken Ribs

A court spokeswoman said Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, would work from home on Friday.