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May2014NewsThis month’s roundup features experimental Ebola drugs, a new cold sore treatment, developments in ALS research, and much more!

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Experimental drug likely saved Ebola patients, by Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Danielle Dellorto, CNN, August 5, 2014

Marijuana Legalization: Pharmaceuticals, Alcohol Industry Among Biggest Opponents Of Legal Weed, by Philip Ross, International Business Times, August 6, 2014

Pregnancy Stress Spans Generations, by Anna Azvolinsky, The Scientist, August 7, 2014

Pregnant women, fetuses exposed to antibacterials face health risks, ScienceBlog, August 11, 2014

N. Panel Says It Is Ethical to Dole Out Experimental Ebola Drugs, by Dina Fine Maron, Scientific American, August 12, 2014

Heads Still Dry, Scientists Try New Approach With ALS, by Nicholas St. Fleur, Shots: Health News from NPR, August 14, 2014

Side Effect Warnings Can Increase Pharmaceutical Sales, by Peter Ubel, Forbes, August 18, 2014

Charleston-based pharmaceutical company launches new cold sore treatment, by Lauren Sausser, The Post and Courier, August 19, 2014