The FDA is powerless to stop them. The newly enacted right-to-try law allows drug makers to earn a profit by selling unproven therapies to desperate and dying patients

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If we decide to use it. The debate over whether to use genetically modified mosquitoes to fight malaria, explained

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Richard Friedman writes “Recently, out of curiosity, I typed into Google the terms “synthetic opioid and Chinese pharmacy.” Within minutes, I found a website where I could purchase the synthetic opioid carfentanil. For just $750, I could buy 100 grams of the drug, which would be shipped to me “overnight by discreet courier.””

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Summary of a Documentary Screening and Discussion with an expert panel that included our Leonard Rubenstein

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That’s dangerous. When the results of clinical trials aren’t made public, the consequences can be dangerous — and potentially deadly

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Three women suffered severe, permanent eye damage after stem cells were injected into their eyes, in an unproven treatment at a loosely regulated clinic in Florida, doctors reported in an article published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine

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The Deadliest Race on Earth

December 6, 2016

Isle of Man, United Kingdom — Two hundred fifty-two people have died racing motorcycles here. There is no room for error at the TT

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Many mental health experts say forcing someone into psychiatric care against their will can be necessary to protect people dangerous to themselves and others. But in some certain cases it is illegal, and some see involuntary commitment as a civil rights violation. A look at how patients can be both helped and traumatized by involuntary psychiatric care

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