Research on the pharmaceutical industry has revealed that one reason for malaria’s continued virulence in the developing world is ineffective medicine. In fact, in some poor African countries, many malaria drugs are actually expired, substandard or fake

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The answer to the disparity in death rates has everything to do with the lived experience of being a black woman in America

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A group of eight senators on Tuesday unveiled bipartisan legislation that would increase funding for addiction treatment and prevention by roughly $1 billion and impose a sweeping three-day limit on opioid prescriptions for initial pain treatment

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According to a new study, states that give midwives a greater role in patient care achieve better results on key measures of maternal and neonatal health

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“Can I get it?” His tiny hands are outstretched, his feet firmly planted in the Target toy aisle. He is holding up another Lego set. Rowan is 6 years old, and his admiration for Lego building blocks is unending

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Here’s why that’s a good thing. A new algorithm could ease critically ill patients’ final days.

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Black Mothers Are Dying

January 12, 2018

The toll of racism on maternal health. The recent, high-profile death of Erica Garner, a 27-year-old African-American mother of two — one of them a 4-month-old infant — is a tragic example of how racism and access to health care for black mothers is a national crisis

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But many of us still get the basic facts wrong. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the great influenza pandemic of 1918. Between 50 and 100 million people are thought to have died, representing as much as 5 percent of the world’s population. Half a billion people were infected

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