Among the dead were 180 babies, children and teenagers, more than in any year since the C.D.C. began tracking pediatric deaths

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Some 200 people die from drug overdoses every day in America. That’s left officials around the country desperate for solutions. One of the most common — and controversial — ideas is to open supervised injection sites where drug users can take illegal drugs with medical professionals standing by

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When Nikia Jackson needed to be screened for a sexually transmitted disease, she wanted a clinic that was reputable, quick and inexpensive. After searching online, Jackson, 23, ended up at the Obria Medical Clinic. She was unaware that the clinic does not offer kinds of birth control beyond so-called natural family planning methods

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Clear Up This Stem-Cell Mess

September 27, 2018

Confusion about mesenchymal stem cells is making it easier for people to sell unproven treatments, warn Douglas Sipp, Pamela G. Robey and Leigh Turner

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Here’s how to fix America’s painkiller problem — without leaving pain patients behind

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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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