Anti–Big Tobacco crusader Stanton Glantz settled a sexual harassment lawsuit from a former researcher. Then his center won a $20 million research grant.

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Their tragedies expose a shadowy US industry that sells drugs with little government oversight.

Stephanie M. Lee • 26 days ago

His last day will be June 30, 2019.

Stephanie M. Lee • 27 days ago

Wansink, who is still teaching at Cornell, has now retracted 13 papers in total.

Stephanie M. Lee • 28 days ago

A proposed health study of low-salt diets on prisoners has undisclosed salt industry funding.

Stephanie M. Lee • 29 days ago

“Our study in hindsight was outright silly,” one scientist said.

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“CrossFit admitted they’re wrong and is making it right,” trans athlete Chloie Jönsson told BuzzFeed News.

Stephanie M. Lee • 2 months ago

Mikhaila Peterson, 26, is now making money off a new kind of diet that allegedly cured her depression and arthritis: all meat, all the time.

Stephanie M. Lee • 2 months ago

A rash of official-looking warning letters may be linked to an "international extortion scam," the FDA said.

Stephanie M. Lee • 3 months ago

CrossFit’s strident spokesperson Russell Berger was winning a war against junk science — until his anti-LGBT bigotry got him fired.

Stephanie M. Lee • 3 months ago

“He needs to take a big dose of ‘shut the fuck up' and hide out for a while. It’s sad,” CrossFit’s CEO Greg Glassman told BuzzFeed News.

Stephanie M. Lee • 4 months ago

The body of 28-year-old startup CEO Aaron Traywick was found Sunday morning in a spa in Northwest DC.

Stephanie M. Lee • 5 months ago

Facing pressure from the low-carb movement, Barilla and other companies are funding and promoting research that argues pasta is healthy.

Stephanie M. Lee • 6 months ago

As Facebook comes under fire for its advertising and data-sharing practices, researchers have discovered that e-cigarettes and other tobacco products are being hawked on the platform to teens.

Stephanie M. Lee • 6 months ago

Tired of flashy research that fails to hold up, psychologists around the world are taking it upon themselves to redo influential studies.

Stephanie M. Lee • 6 months ago

A journal just retracted a study supporting the “Gut Makeover” diet, one of countless ventures to seize on microbiome hype.

Stephanie M. Lee • 6 months ago

At least two lawsuits have been filed against Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco after thousands of frozen eggs and embryos were potentially damaged.

Stephanie M. Lee • 7 months ago

Opternative, a startup that lets people get a glasses prescription without leaving home, has received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration.

Stephanie M. Lee • 7 months ago

Theranos, led by CEO and founder Elizabeth Holmes, raised more than $700 million on the promise of a revolutionary blood-testing technology that never materialized. The Securities and Exchange Commission just charged Holmes with “massive fraud.”

Stephanie M. Lee • 7 months ago

A law that would give terminally ill patients the “right to try” unapproved treatments — and largely bypass federal regulators — failed to pass the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Stephanie M. Lee • 7 months ago