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Breast cancer risk reduced by swapping red meat for poultry, study finds

Heads up, ladies: Consider swapping poultry for red meat the next time you have the choice, as doing so may reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. The study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, followed the “meat and meat cooking practices” of more than 42,000 women for an average of about eight… Read More »

Would You Want a Computer to Judge Your Risk of H.I.V. Infection?

ImageCreditJames Steinberg A few years ago, researchers at Harvard and Kaiser Permanente Northern California had an inspired idea: Perhaps they could use the wealth of personal data in electronic health records to identify patients at high risk of getting infected with H.I.V. Doctors could use an algorithm to pinpoint these patients and then steer them… Read More »