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A new book traces the early history of blood transfusions.
Before CSI or Law and Order, how did chemical crimes come to light? Ira talks with author Deborah Blum about her new book about the dawn of medical forensics.
Medical historian Howard Markel discusses his book An Anatomy of Addiction.
In his new book, neuroscientist Eric Kandel writes of artists and scientists in 20th-century Vienna.
Ira talks with author Rebecca Skloot about 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,' a tale of biology and medical ethics.
Researchers say artificial sweeteners may alter the microbiome and the body’s ab...
Scientists are uncovering the importance of the plant microbiome for fighting of...
We'll learn about new studies that take a census of just what lives inside your ...
The microbes in your gut may help determine if you are thin or obese.
Sinuses, too, are healthier when populated by a diverse colony of bugs.
Researchers discuss how the microbiome might play a role in anxiety, depression, and autism.