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Scientists have created a treatment in which genetically modified T cells, shown in blue, can attack cancer cells, shown in red. Steve Gschmeissner/Science Source hide caption

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FDA Approves First Gene Therapy For Leukemia

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The anti-inflammatory drug Bextra was taken off the market because it increased the risk of heart attack and stroke. Tannen Maury/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Yana Shapiro relaxes while taking an intravenous vitamin treatment at RestoreIV in Philadelphia. Emma Lee/WHYY hide caption

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Skeptics Question The Value Of Hydration Therapy For The Healthy

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New York Fertility Doctor Says He Created Baby With 3 Genetic Parents

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Wen cleansing conditioners combine the functions of a shampoo and a conditioner. The FDA says it is investigating consumer complaints about the products. Jesse Grant/WireImage for Kari Feinstein PR/Getty Images hide caption

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The San Francisco-based startup CellScope has built a tool to do ear exams at home, instead of going to the doctor. Cellscope hide caption

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Self-Tracking Gadgets That Play Doctor Abound At CES

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Reid Kennedy, materials manager at San Francisco General Hospital, stands next to racks of saline solution. He has had to carefully manage the hospital's supply of saline during this shortage. Mark Andrew Boyer/KQED hide caption

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Shortage Of Saline Solution Has Hospitals On Edge

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That Prescription Might Not Have Been Tested For Your Ailment

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