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Melissa Healy

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Health and Science Reporter — Los Angeles Times
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LA Times science & medicine reporter, veteran of many newsbeats, inveterately long writer, and ardent student of human behavior

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Oct 31, 2017

To predict suicidal intent, asking rarely helps. But brain responses to emotional words may reveal the truth.  http://lat.ms/2ihWHU3 

Oct 31, 2017

Depressed or suicidally depressed? Brain response to some emotionally freighted words doesn't lie.  http://lat.ms/2ihWHU3 

Oct 26, 2017

Gene editing gallops forward. A new technique suggests a temporary edit could treat brain, liver, kidney diseases.  http://lat.ms/2y5YPck 

Oct 26, 2017

To treat nearly a quarter of diseases with gene-editing, maybe a permanent fix isn't necessary.  http://lat.ms/2y5YPck 

Oct 12, 2017

Enough about Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock: why do his unknown motives leave us feeling anxious?  http://lat.ms/2wQPiBj 

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