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Sharon Begley

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Health and science correspondent for Reuters; former Science Editor at Newsweek magazine

Sharon Begley on KCRW

Federal health officials have disclosed breaches of safety at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s own laboratories.

Biosecurity Breaches at the CDC

Federal health officials have disclosed breaches of safety at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s own laboratories.

from To the Point

Medical advisers to the US Food & Drug Administration held hearings this week on whether to approve a controversial procedure called "three-parent in vitro fertilization.”

Making (Designer?) Babies with Three Parents

Medical advisers to the US Food & Drug Administration held hearings this week on whether to approve a controversial procedure called "three-parent in vitro fertilization.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When it comes to cancer, the watchword has long been "early detection," routine testing for common forms of the disease.  But the United States Preventative Services Task Force says…

Would Less Testing Make for Better Medical Care?

When it comes to cancer, the watchword has long been "early detection," routine testing for common forms of the disease.  But the United States Preventative Services Task Force says…

from To the Point

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