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To Stop Ebola, An Epidemic Of Fear Had To Be Stopped

In 2015, health workers in Liberia faced a challenge. They had to figure out how to stop a street gang that could be spreading Ebola in the capital city of Monrovia at the height of the epidemic. Shankar Vedantam for NPR

Life Expectancy In U.S. Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds

The overall U.S. death rate has increased for the first time in a decade, according to an analysis of the latest data. Rob Stein for NPR

With 21st Century Cures Act, the Future of Regenerative Medicine Is “Inject and See”

Whether you applaud or decry the legislation, it’s almost certain to pass and be signed into law, if not by President Obama, then by the incoming administration. Which means regenerative medicine is headed for prime time. Welcome to the era of “inject and see.” Megan Molteni for Wired