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These Patients Had Sickle-Cell Disease. Experimental Therapies Might Have Cured Them.

Scientists have long known what causes sickle-cell disease and its devastating effects: a single mutation in one errant gene. But for decades, there has been only modest progress against an inherited condition that mainly afflicts people of African descent. With advances in gene therapy, that is quickly changing — so much so that scientists have… Read More »

How to Find Bed Bugs in Your Car—and How to Get Rid of Them

Everyday Wellness Mattresses and sofa cushions are among the most obvious places to check for bed bugs. But these sneaky creatures can also find some unexpected hideouts—including your own car. Bye-bye, bed bugs! Akos Nagy/Shutterstock A bed bug infestation in your car, although rare, is no minor inconvenience. These many-legged hitchhikers can easily access every… Read More »