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A birth control pill for men?

An excerpt from Elaine Tyler May’s recently published book, “America and the Pill.”


Genetics gets personal: Send your saliva and start chatting

A company that will analyze your DNA is the perfect storm of Web and biotech, replete with social networking, online privacy concerns and a big-name backer.


The French diet

Mireille Guiliano, author of the “French Women Don’t Get Fat Cookbook,” shares her five essential tips for eating (and staying svelte) like the French.