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Dr. Abraham Nussbaum argues for medicine to reconnect with its past: Caring for patients should be a calling, not a job, he says. PhotoAlto/Michele Constantini/Getty Images hide caption

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Mosquito Hunters Set Traps Across Houston, Search for Signs of Zika
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This prototype built by MIT researchers can be reconfigured to manufacture different types of pharmaceuticals. Courtesy of the Allan Myerson lab hide caption

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Inventing A Machine That Spits Out Drugs In A Whole New Way
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Penicillin Shortage Could Be A Problem For People With Syphilis
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Do Women Need Periods?
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CDC: 157 Pregnant Women In The U.S. Have Tested Positive For Zika
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The FDA is is expected to decide by May 27 whether a long-acting, implantable version of this anti-addiction drug, buprinorphine, will be available in the United States. The implant is more convenient, proponents say, and less likely to be abused. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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FDA Considering Pricey Implant As Treatment For Opioid Addiction
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A mosquito control inspector sprinkles larvicide in a storm drain in Miami Gardens, Fla., in an effort to stop the spread of Zika virus. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Health Departments Cut Programs While Awaiting Zika Funding
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Does Swaddling A Baby Really Boost Risk Of SIDS?
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In Search For Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal And Human
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Gerald Franklin, who was diagnosed with autism as a child, is now lead developer for a website that matches workers with prospective employers. Job-related videos, he says, can help people with special needs showcase their talent. Courtesy of Gerald Franklin hide caption

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Autism Can Be An Asset In The Workplace, Employers And Workers Find
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