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Melissa Healy

Bethesda, MD
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. 

Oct 31, 2017

Depressed or suicidally depressed? Brain response to some emotionally freighted words doesn't lie. 

Oct 26, 2017

Gene editing gallops forward. A new technique suggests a temporary edit could treat brain, liver, kidney diseases. 

Oct 26, 2017

To treat nearly a quarter of diseases with gene-editing, maybe a permanent fix isn't necessary. 

Oct 12, 2017

Enough about Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock: why do his unknown motives leave us feeling anxious? 

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