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tenmplate for set 6This month’s roundup features stories about a measles outbreak at Disneyland, drugs from dirt, drug resistance, and more.

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Scientists: Random Gene Mutations Primary Cause of Most Cancer,” by Ben Brumfield, CNN, January 3, 2015

Chuck Norris Attacks the Pharmaceutical Industry,” by John LaMattina, Forbes, January 5, 2015

New Class of Antibiotic Found in Dirt Could Prove Resistant to Resistance,” by Rachel Feltman, The Washington Post, January 7, 2015

A Bed of Mouse Cells Helps Human Cells Thrive in the Lab,” by Richard Harris, Shots, NPR, January 7, 2015

Qatar Airways Cargo Launches Industry’s First ‘Pharma Express,’” Gulf Times, January 15, 2015

Why the Actavis Product Switching Case May Transform Pharma,” by Ed Silverman, The Wall Street Journal, January 15, 2015

What’s Most Likely to Kill You? Hint: Probably Not an Epidemic,” by Jason Beaubien, Goats and Soda, NPR, January 19, 2015

Disneyland Measles Outbreak Strikes in Anti-vaccination Hotbed of California,” by Fred Barbash, The Washington Post, January 22, 2015

Pictured Together for the First Time: A Chemokine and Its Receptor,” NewsWise, January 22, 2015