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Modifying a live virus in a vaccine to be just strong enough

By genetically tweaking the constituent live virus, scientists have created a vaccine against influenza in which the virus is capable of activating the immune system but cannot replicate in healthy cells -- an approach that may become more widely used for generating live virus vaccines adapted to other viruses.

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Looks Likely To Come To Broadway

J.K. Rowling is bringing the smash London hit and the world of Harry Potter across the pond with a Broadway version of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.'

What “functional medicine” really is

I’ve frequently written about a form of medicine often practiced by those who bill themselves as practicing “complementary and alternative medicine” (CAM) or “integrative medicine” (or, as I like to refer to it, “integrating” quackery with medicine). Show More Summary

Breathing into a New Home

Moving anywhere is hard. Moving halfway across the world, well that's harder if only because everything familiar is missing. I've done both kinds of moving, several times, and it never ceases to amaze me how difficult it is to uproot ourselves--no matter the excitement and commitment we have to the process. Show More Summary

I almost lost my daughter because of her mental health problems

I know too many parents who are not as lucky. The child and adolescent mental health system needs urgent attention I can’t remember who noticed the marks on Sally’s arm first, but I remember the panic. I worked in a school, and I immediately knew what they were. Show More Summary

Columbia OutDry Ex ECO Rain Jacket Review

The Columbia OutDry Ex ECO Rain Jacket is made with a new waterproof/breathable fabric called OutDry that beats the pants off of Gore-Tex. The stuff works. I’m impressed. However, I’m less impressed by the OutDry Ex ECO Rain Jacket for use as a hiking jacket and think it makes for a better casual jacket around …            

Fertilized egg cells trigger, monitor loss of sperm's epigenetic memory

Scientists have discovered how an embryo’s genomic integrity is safeguarded during the first 24 hours after fertilization. Insights into this mechanism have implications for improving in vitro fertilization.

Michael Bloomberg may be Big Tobacco's biggest enemy

3 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

A new $360 million donation announced Monday by Bloomberg Philanthropies brings the group's total contribution to tobacco control to $1 billion.

The inspiring reason this army vet turned to fitness

3 hours agoHealth : Well Good NYC

This SoulCycle instructor wants you to know that you can overcome your struggles—because he did it himself.

The trainer who can make any workout feel like a party

3 hours agoHealth : Well Good NYC

Here's why following your passion is the ultimate way to inspire others.

This yoga instructor healed herself from a major injury and swears by ‘soul maintenance’

3 hours agoHealth : Well Good NYC

We’re on a mission to recognize the fitness instructors who don’t just look great on Instagram—but actually inspire us to be better. So together with Reebok, we asked you to nominate trainers for the first-ever America’s Most Inspiring Trainer title. After nearly 5,000 entries, we’ve narrowed down the pool to 12 amazing finalists—and now it’s time […]

The awesome way this ex-con transformed his body—and life

3 hours agoHealth : Well Good NYC

How one trainer beat the odds, and built a career changing lives.

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