After chemical fires, Texans worry about toxic effects
A lawsuit alleges Arkema, a chemical manufacturer, failed to protect nearby residents after its plant in Crosby, Texas, was flooded with 50 inches of rain during Hurricane Harvey, and chemicals caught fire.   Read more
Brain patterns may predict risk of suicide
People who are thinking about killing themselves appear to have distinctive brain activity that can now be measured by a computer. Read more
Many breast cancer patients get too much radiation therapy
When Annie Dennison was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, she readily followed advice from her medical team, agreeing to harsh treatments in the hope of curing her disease. Read more
Panel in Atlanta to discuss vaccine effectiveness, new shots
The issue of waning vaccine protection is expected to be discussed when the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meets in Atlanta.  The federal panel of experts recommends what vaccines children and adults should receive and when. Read more
Drug companies making eyedrops too big
Eyedrops overflow our eyes because drug companies make the typical drop — from glaucoma drugs that cost hundreds of dollars to cheap over-the-counter bottles — larger than a human eye can hold. Read more

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