McCance-Katz is setting up a “false dilemma” said Travis Rieder, a bioethicist at Johns Hopkins University. He pointed to evidence that people who use drugs are capable of making decisions to minimize risk to themselves

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Algorithm helps medical offices to schedule reminders and fill vacant appointment slots with patients who urgently need to be seen

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Mark Satta writes, ‘Health insurance—for those who can afford it—provides assistance to help people pay for health care, but for those Americans who distrust health care providers, having the funds to pay for health care probably won’t be enough to get them to seek out medical services’

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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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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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