A federal advisory panel recommended banning popular prescription drugs, including Vicodin and Percocet, because of safety concerns. For more, The Takeaway turns to New York Times science writer Donald McNeil.
At least one million people in the U.S. have contracted the H1N1 virus known as swine flu. The Takeaway is talking to Donald McNeil, a science and health reporter for The New York Times who has been following the outbreak of H1N1.
Somali immigrants living in Minneapolis, Minnesota are finding that an increasing number of their children have autism. Is it random coincidence, or evidence of a larger epidemic? New York Times global health reporter Donald McNeil joins The Takeaway.
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