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It shouldn't be easier to map where cows live in the United States than where superbugs live, so here's a new effort to crowdsource a Google map of MRSA and other superbug infections nationwide.

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Bioethicist Leigh Turner talks about why he sicced the FDA on Celltex and about academic rivalries in the world of bioethics.

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Reporters sometimes treat medicine as if newer is always better. It's not. Here's how to accurately report on the potential harms of a new treatment.

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Check out a Consumer's Union Twitter chat today on the safety (or not) of medical devices.

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Tracie McMillan talks about reporting undercover for her new book exploring how and why Americans eat the way they do.

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We know more about cows at remote ranches than drug-resistant infections in thousands of healthcare facilities nationwide. So what should be done? Here are some ideas from Health Watch USA and the CDC.

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Why do people in Montana know more about their cows than their healthcare-acquired infections like MRSA? And what does that mean for patient safety?

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Coca-Cola says it doesn't market to kids under 12. The Prevention Institute is skeptical. Here's why.

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When controversial bioethicist Glenn McGee quit his job as chief ethics advisor to Houston-based Celltex Therapeutics in February, the controversy over the company was on the verge of dying down. Until Celltex threatened a major public university and the very concept of free speech.

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The most exciting exchange erupting on Twitter last week wasn’t about Kony 2012. Or Nandito Ako. It was about NNT — number needed to treat.

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