News Analysis: Gene Editing for ‘Designer Babies’? Highly Unlikely, Scientists Say

Fears that embryo modification could allow parents to custom order a baby with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s imagination or Usain Bolt’s speed are closer to science fiction than science.

New C.D.C. Chief Saw Coca-Cola as Ally in Obesity Fight

By SHEILA KAPLAN July 22, 2017 When she was health commissioner of Georgia, the state with one of the highest rates of child obesity, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald faced two enormous challenges: How to get children to slim down and how to pay for it. Her answer to...