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Karen Kaplan

Karen Kaplan is science and medicine editor at the Los Angeles Times. Before joining the science group in 2005, she covered technology in the Business section for 10 years. In a parallel universe without journalism, she’d have a career in economics, genetics, biostatistics or some other field that describes the world in math.
Los adolescentes de EE.UU. toman menos riesgos con su salud, aunque el consumo de alcohol y el sexo inseguro todavía son comunes

Los adolescentes de EE.UU. toman menos riesgos con su salud, aunque el consumo de alcohol y el sexo inseguro todavía son comunes

Ties between researchers and alcohol producers prompt NIH to shut down study of moderate drinking

The NIH will shut down a controversial study intended to see whether moderate drinking would reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The study had lost credibility due to concerns about the way officials solicited funding from companies that sell alcohol.

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