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DNA provides the path to understanding past, improving future

By DENNIS GRUBAUGH    Our past is catching up to us and I feel that’s a good thing.    Who could have guessed that something as verbally challenging as deoxyribonucleic acid could have grown from a high school biology test question to a booming business with the potential to link all of mankind?    Indeed, DNA is becoming…

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Banning drug advertising would put doctor back in driver’s seat

By ALAN J. ORTBALS    If you’re a television viewer — and most of us are — you are bombarded by prescription drug advertising. Humira, Lyrica, Xeljanz et al. —ask your doctor if they’re right for you. The latest one is Xiaflex for something called Peyronies disease. Look it up.    If you’re north of 40, you…

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