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On a cold, rainy day in early 2019, Frank Cobb was working at a Google data center in Bridgeport, a small town in northeast Alabama, when his color was called. That meant he had to leave his job to take…
By Elizabeth Flock and Ashley Remkus, AL.com
While it’s easy for police to screen drivers for alcohol impairment using a breath-testing device, there’s no such machine to screen for drug impairment. As a result, more police are ordering electronic warrants and drawing blood roadside, sparking concerns about…
By Jenni Bergal, Stateline
By manipulating adult cells harvested from skin, the team has recreated the tissue of vital organs that might otherwise be difficult or dangerous to obtain from test subjects. Using these so-called "organoid chips" in lieu of people might give doctors…
By Charles Pulliam-Moore
The National Institutes of Health announced that it will require scientists to test new drugs on both male and female animals. Until now, most early trials have been conducted on males. Judy Woodruff joins Dr. Janine Clayton of National Institutes…
By PBS NewsHour
Former World Champion Sprinter Tyson Gay Tests Positive for Doping…
In one fell swoop, cyclist Lance Armstrong's sports career has come to a close after the International Cycling Union banned him from professional cycling for life. Ray Suarez reports on the evidence of doping, as well as the recent string…
Since the recession hit, welfare applications have soared in Colorado. Some states have proposed tightening welfare eligibility, in part to deal with limited state budgets. One emerging trend across the country: requiring recipients to pass a drug test. Ray Suarez…
Mark Shields and David Brooks on super PACs and an athlete's banned substance appeal.
A report released Thursday exposing widespread steroid use in baseball's highest ranks caused a massive media storm. The NewsHour discusses the recent revelations with two baseball experts.
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