The Trump administration is prohibiting officials at the nation’s top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases — including “fetus” and “transgender” — in official documents being prepared for next year’s budget

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Here Comes the Meat Tax

December 15, 2017

Paying more for environmentally harmful foods may be inevitable

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TWO US states are considering using the synthetic painkiller fentanyl as part of the cocktail of drugs used to execute prisoners on death row

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Luis Ramirez has lived in the U.S. without immigration papers for two decades, but he is more worried about deportation now than ever before

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The life expectancy of Native Americans in some states is 20 years shorter than the national average. There are many reasons why.

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The generic version of Crestor — rosuvastatin — cost Patrik Swanljung of Anacortes, Wash., about $38 less when he bought it through a website rather than using his health insurance. Consumers are finding that they can sometimes save money on their drug costs by not using their insurance

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Uganda has a strategy for giving scarce morphine to patients in pain. But many poor nations won’t emulate it, over fear of an opioid epidemic

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It’s lack of economic opportunity that is dooming more Americans to “diseases of despair.”

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