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Tens of thousands of Facebook users participate in groups that spread misinfo about vaccines — some with an odd religious bent

A protester holds an anti-vaccination sign. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images

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A failure at Stanford teaches us the limits of medical algorithms

Close-up of Moderna vaccine. Photo: William Campbell/Getty Images


An x-ray of the author’s chest, with the text “Body on the Grid” juxtaposed over the image.
An x-ray of the author’s chest, with the text “Body on the Grid” juxtaposed over the image.
An X-ray of the author’s chest. All photos courtesy of the author.

A device connected to my heart could save my life. It could also be hacked.


Illustrations: Alicia Tatone

How a group of friends ended up donating over $100,000 to a sick friend — who was perfectly fine



Life insurer John Hancock says it will use data from Amazon’s new wearable to track plan holders

Amazon Halo and Amazon Halo Band. Photo: Business Wire


Big & Mini helps promote intergenerational connection while combating social isolation


Pavlok in a pandemic

Image: Pavlok


From here on out, security may involve a thermometer

A security guard holds a no-contact infrared thermometer at the entrance to a jewelry store in the Diamond District in New York City on June 24, 2020. Photo: Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images


Research says children suffered physical and mental health as a result of the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history

A photo illustration of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in flames, with fire crews trying to put it out.
A photo illustration of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in flames, with fire crews trying to put it out.
Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010 near New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo illustration. Photo: Handout/Getty Images

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