If you've been searching on Google to find out more about your weird, itchy rash that's been bothering your significant other, you may have noticed something different showing up in your results. 

That's because the tech giant has quietly introduced "high-quality medical data" to its search engine results, The Verge reports. Now, anyone Googling terms such as flu or Ebola will see information along the right side of the results page, including symptoms and treatments. 

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 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.