Rob Stein

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Correspondent and senior editor on NPR's science desk; former national science reporter at the Washington Post

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Americans who distrust pharmaceutical companies have helped make homeopathic remedies a multi-billion-dollar industry, but critics say it needs more oversight.

Should Homeopathic Remedies Be Regulated?

Americans who distrust pharmaceutical companies have helped make homeopathic remedies a multi-billion-dollar industry, but critics say it needs more oversight.

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Last Friday, researchers in Atlanta injected millions of embryonic stem cells into a patient with a damaged spine, in the  first clinical trial  of embryonic stem cells in a human…

First Patient Treated in Stem Cell Study

Last Friday, researchers in Atlanta injected millions of embryonic stem cells into a patient with a damaged spine, in the first clinical trial of embryonic stem cells in a human…

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Billions of tax dollars have been paid to pharmaceutical giants, millions of doses of  vaccine  are on their way to huge warehouses and thousands of health workers are waiting.

Swine Flu Vaccine Rollout Today

Billions of tax dollars have been paid to pharmaceutical giants, millions of doses of vaccine are on their way to huge warehouses and thousands of health workers are waiting.

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