Latest from Carolyn Y. Johnson

Kelvin Droegemeier, Trump's newly confirmed science adviser, proposed that "alpha institutes" funded by private companies and nonprofits, could become engines of innovation.

  • Feb 15, 2019

The president has not had any major changes to his health status in the past year, according to a memorandum signed by his doctor and released by the White House.

  • Feb 14, 2019

UPMC, Pennsylvania's largest non-governmental employer, is embroiled in a years-long fight with another health system.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Some groups are using the drug industry’s playbook to get doctors to think twice about prescribing narcotics.

  • Feb 1, 2019

The cancer-causing contaminant went undetected for four years, and companies continue to recall bottles of the drugs.

  • Jan 25, 2019

In the digital age, adults are getting less and less shut-eye. And science says it may be making us sick.

  • Jan 24, 2019

A political impasse is reverberating into the cosmos as observatories prepare to power down. At least one could stop operations because of a shutdown for the first time ever.

  • Jan 23, 2019

A state law requiring pregnancy centers to provide women with abortion information was struck down by the Supreme Court in June, making the first action by the new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division largely symbolic.

  • Jan 18, 2019

The study examined 560 conditions in twins and found that 40 percent were influenced by genes, while 25 percent were influenced by sharing an environment.

  • Jan 14, 2019

The new drug could be substituted at the pharmacy counter for EpiPen.

  • Aug 16, 2018
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