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Direct-to-Consumer Genomic Testing: A Regulatory Debate

Direct-to-Consumer Genomic Testing: A Regulatory Debate

The FDA decision that 23andMe's Saliva Collection Kit and Personal Genome Service (PGS) should be classified as a medical device was highly controversial. Two experts weigh in on this complex issue.

Expert Interview: Alleviating Parental Concerns About Immunization

Expert Interview: Alleviating Parental Concerns About Immunization

Maria Carillo-Marquez, MD, a specialist in pediatric infectious disease discusses why undervaccination is on the rise and how she approaches the concerns raised by parents regarding vaccinations.

Medicinal Mushrooms: Bioactive Compounds May Fight Disease

Medicinal Mushrooms: Bioactive Compounds May Fight Disease

A significant number of modern prescription medications have been derived from mushrooms.