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Failure Of Lilly Drug Is Latest Alzheimer's Setback

It's the latest setback in a field marked by failure. Earlier this month, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson said they were dropping development of a similar experimental drug after big clinical studies showed it wasn't working.

David Eagleman Gets Inside Our Heads

In his book Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain neuroscientist David Eagleman says "most of what we do and think and feel is not under our conscious control." Eagleman discusses the book, and his latest research on the possible link between time perception and schizophrenia.

Dire Health Conditions In South Sudan Prompt Airdrops

More than 100,000 people have fled to refugee camps in South Sudan to escape fighting in Sudan and find food. Heavy rains have depleted supplies and raised mortality rates above emergency levels. The United Nations has launched emergency airdrops of food to help the refugees.
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Manufacturing And Regulations

An industry report says manufacturers are overburdened with rules. But health, safety and environmental watchdogs argue regulations are not strict enough. The role of regulations in the U.S. economy.


Hospitals Bank 'Liquid Gold': Human Breast Milk

Human breast milk has health benefits for infants, but many mothers can't nurse their babies. Donor milk banks in some hospitals are looking to improve infant health by distributing breast milk donated by other nursing mothers.
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DC Water Challenges Residents To Taste The Tap

Tap water is not only more environmentally sound than bottled water, but DC Water is keen to prove to District residents that it tastes as good, or better.


Caring For Others In Bountiful, Utah

The Rocky Mountain Care Foundation provides charitable healthcare services and aims to improve the overall quality of life for low-income people.