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Operation Health

Operation Health

Surgery is public health? Researchers argue that the quintessential clinical intervention deserves an essential place on the global health agenda.

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The Virus That Owns the World

The Virus That Owns the World

The human papillomavirus infects almost every sexually active person at some point in their lives. All cervical cancers and some cancers in the head and neck are caused by the ubiquitous HPV. A gentle virologist and his legions of protégés aim to stop them.

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Saving a Sacred River

Saving a Sacred River

Indians wash away their sins and much more in the holy waters of the Ganges.

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The Science of Space

The Science of Space

New labs allow young investigators to go where scientists have never gone before. Bacteria, beware.

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Looking For Trouble

Looking for Trouble

A new trend in health IT: Using electronic medical records to find high-risk patients for follow-up care.

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Lessons From the Master

Lessons From the Master

Patti Gravitt reflects on the science and life lessons she learned from Keerti Shah during the decades they’ve spent investigating human papillomavirus.

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