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FDA reports 38% decline in animal antibiotic sales since 2015, easing public health concerns

For several years, an area of focus for those of us involved in farm animal care has been a commitment ...
Nutritionally enhanced GMO crops could boost public health worldwide, so why have we developed so few?

Nutritionally enhanced GMO crops could boost public health worldwide, so why have we developed so few?

The potential for using genetic modification (GM) to enhance the nutritional composition of crops .... has been recognized since the ...
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Cancer and genetics: Why smoking threatens more than just your lungs

Cigarettes smoking causes lung, throat and larynx cancers–which makes sense because those tissues come directly into contact with smoke and ...
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Viewpoint: Coffee cancer warning illustrates failure of California’s Prop 65 law

On August 29, the FDA threw its hat into California’s eternal does-or-doesn’t-coffee-cause-cancer fight. “Requiring a cancer warning on coffee, based ...
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Genetics for public health: A lost cause?

Its power for discovering rare diseases is well proven. But genetics’ impact on public and preventative health has a long ...
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Precision medicine–Next new thing or over hyped bust? (Or both?)

Precision medicine struggles to fulfill its promise as a next generation solution to disease prevention ...