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A new book traces the early history of blood transfusions.
Before CSI or Law and Order, how did chemical crimes come to light? Ira talks with author Deborah Blum about her new book about the dawn of medical forensics.
Medical historian Howard Markel discusses his book An Anatomy of Addiction.
In his new book, neuroscientist Eric Kandel writes of artists and scientists in 20th-century Vienna.
Ira talks with author Rebecca Skloot about 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,' a tale of biology and medical ethics.
Doctor Jordan Metzl says specific cardio and strength training regimens can trea...
Exercise scientists Tamara Hew-Butler and Greg Whyte talk about how the body cha...
Can regular mental exercise help slow down the progress of dementia?
Can exercise help keep aging brains healthy?
New York Times science writer William Broad’s book investigates popular health c...
Think caffeine dehydrates you? Or that you can't get too much water on a hot day? Douglas Casa, of the Korey Stringer Institute, sets the record straight.