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  • Second case of MERS in US Monday, 12 May 2014 | 2:28 PM ET
    Second case of MERS in US

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the Center for Disease Control has confirmed the second case of MERS has been identified in the U.S.

  • Ethics of 'right to try' laws Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 2:35 PM ET
    Ethics of 'right to try' laws

    Lawmakers in four states are considering changing the rules to allow terminally ill people access to experimental drugs before they have FDA approval. Kenneth Goodman, University of Miami, thinks this would be a bad bet for patients. Miles Nadal, MDC Partners Chairman & CEO, weighs in.

  • Pharma deal of the day Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    Pharma deal of the day

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell spoke with Merck Chairman & CEO Ken Frazier about the company's decision to sell its over the counter health care products to Bayer.

  • 'Super bug' spreads Monday, 5 May 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    'Super bug' spreads

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the World Health Organization has confirmed about 262 cases of the MERS virus, of which 93 people have died. Dr. William Schaffner of the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, provides insight.

  • End-game of polio 'fragile': Expert Monday, 5 May 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    End-game of polio 'fragile': Expert

    Dr. William Schaffner of the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, addresses the latest polio outbreaks, and the importance of vaccinating children.

  • FDA approves new DNA test for cervical cancer Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 2:52 PM ET
    FDA approves new DNA test for cervical cancer

    The FDA approved a DNA test developed by Roche as an alternative to the pap smear for a cervical cancer screening. CNBC's Meg Tirrell, and Dr. Stephanie Blank, NYU Langone Medical Center, provide insight.

  • New discovery in $1.7 billion IVF business Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:57 PM ET
    New discovery in $1.7 billion IVF business

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on a new scientific discovery for the more than $1.7 billion U.S. business of in vitro fertilization. Robert Frank provides insight.

  • Google Glass helps doctor save a life Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
    A man wearing Google Glass at the headquarters of Google Belgium in Brussels.

    Google Glass might have another purpose than just entertaining. Dr Horng from Boston said that it helped saved a patient's life last January.

  • Hep C breakthrough Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    Hep c breakthrough

    CNBC contributor Barbara Ryan provides insight into new guidelines from the World Health Organization, which strongly endorses two new hepatitis c drugs.

  • How politics buries science in landslide mapping Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 5:26 PM ET
    A car enters flood waters at the Oso mudslide on March 29, 2014 in Oso, Washington.

    The scientific effort to inform the public about landslide risks often run head-on into powerful economic interests.

  • 3 reasons a Disney passion saved one autistic boy Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    Disney store

    On Autism Awareness Day, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Ron Suskind shared what he's learned from dealing with his youngest son's struggles with the condition.

  • US sues drugmakers $1 billion for jacking up prices Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 12:56 PM ET

    The FTC has sued pharmaceutical companies $1 billion for delaying the sale of cheaper medicines after patents on brand-name drugs may have expired.

  • Teen Edison invents battery-free flashlight Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    Teen Edison invents battery-free flashlight

    CNBC's Sue Herera speaks with teen inventor Ann Makosinski who took top honors in the Google Science fair for her battery free flashlight, powered by the heat of a person's hand.

  • ADHD big money for big pharma Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    ADHD big money for big pharma

    CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan reports 15 percent of high school aged children are diagnosed with ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

  • Doctor concerned about ADHD misdiagnosis Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:48 PM ET
    Doctor concerned about ADHD misdiagnosis

    Dr. Richard Saul wrote a book called "ADHD Does Not Exist." Saul is certain attention ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder exists only in its symptoms. The condition does not exist.

  • Buy Regeneron today: Pro Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 2:40 PM ET
    Buy Regeneron today: Pro

    Sam Isaly of OrbiMed Advisors, explains why he likes the new products of Regeneron, and why he expects Intermune to go higher.

  • Want your own office? Here's one talking point Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 12:59 PM ET
    Is an open-floor plan at your work making you sick?

    If you've been wanting to abandon your cubicle to get your own office, there are good scientific excuses that may convince your boss.

  • How a Mars mission could ease future droughts Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 10:09 AM ET
    A rope float sits on the dry banks of the Russian River at Healdsburg Veterans Memorial Beach Park on February 21, 2014 in Healdsburg, California.

    Scientists are working to ensure astronauts don't die of dehydration. Now those solutions could ease futures droughts on earth.

  • Scientists hail breakthrough in embryonic-like stem cells Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 10:27 PM ET

    Scientists have found a way to reprogram mature animal cells back into an embryonic-like state that allows them to generate many types of tissue.

  • Neurocrine Biosciences CEO on TD treatment Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 2:35 PM ET
    Neurocrine Biosciences CEO on stock spike

    Neurocrine Biosciences' president and CEO Kevin Gorman, Ph. D., provides insight on clinical trials for its tardive dyskinesia treatment.