A four-year experiment sets out to study the ecological consequences of a bold scheme to end malaria

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But some clinics stray from the science and hype its benefits. Walk into Kalypso Wellness Centers in San Antonio, Texas, and you might be treated with one of five “proprietary blends” of ketamine. They’re not cheap — $495 per infusion

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The American Medical Association is opposing a change to patient privacy laws that would allow doctors to more freely share information about a patient’s history of substance use, a proposal that has divided the health care community and highlighted some of the challenges of addressing the opioid epidemic

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It was a typical yet astonishing scene in Wandi village in Nigeria: a traditional barber known as a wanzam ceremonially shaved Abubakar Nafisatu’s hair on his 7th day of life, as is the custom there. Then the barber did something not so customary: He stressed to Abukabar’s mother the importance of routine immunization

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A HANDFUL OF years ago, a small pharmaceutical company quietly acquired the rights to an old but commonly used antibiotic. Few noticed until last week, when the new owner did something that’s recently become common in the world of pharmaceuticals: It abruptly raised the price. A lot

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With 10 million new cases each year, outcome of UN summit in New York could prove crucial

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“Taken together, this does not look like the portrait of a nation with improving mental health and addiction issues,” said Brendan Saloner, an addiction researcher at Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. “It’s hard to look at this and not think we need to be doing a better job than we’re doing now

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Settlement ensures care of 2,200 state prisoners with hepatitis C. Inmates will no longer be required to undergo drug or alcohol treatment as a precondition for care

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