Peter Grinspoon went to rehab for his opioid addiction—and realized that current faith-based abstinence programs often lack scientific research.
Kathy Jean Schultz is a freelance medical science writer. Her work covers the use of stem cells to reverse blindness, prostate cancer treatment, other medical innovations and addiction issues. She is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and the Association of Health Care Journalists.
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As an energy source, it’s controversial. But as a way to understand plaque and heart disease, fracking could be medicine’s most promising bet yet.
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As the husks, stalks, and cobs of corn decompose, a powerful, sugar-loving bacteria emerges. That bacteria is strong enough to break down metal.
Scott Kitchen's research could significantly up survival rates from the virus.
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