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1 8/5/2016

Excellent job by FiveThirtyEight on why at-home colon cancer tests are a good screening option


Can you jog away from an early grave? This story gives a well-supported, evidence-based answer

1 5/5/2015

Coverage of “better” HIV self test doesn’t support the claim

4 2/16/2015

It’s Hard To Know Where Gluten Sensitivity Stops And The Placebo Effect Begins