Rachel Ralph works long hours at an accounting firm in Oakland, Calif., and coordinates much of her life via the apps on her phone. So when she first heard several months ago that she could order her usual brand of birth control pills via an app and have them delivered to her doorstep in a day or two, it seemed perfect. She was working 12-hour days

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Beyond medical costs, a trip to the hospital can mean a permanent reduction in income for many Americans, new research shows

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A History of Loneliness

March 19, 2018

Is loneliness our modern malaise? Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says the most common pathology he saw during his years of service “was not heart disease or diabetes; it was loneliness.”

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The FDA’s avant-garde new tobacco policy, explained

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The current drug addiction crisis began in rural America, but it’s quickly spreading to urban areas and into the African-American population in cities across the country

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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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A federal judge considers $1 million in fines for a private provider’s “pervasive and intractable failures.”

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One of the most common reasons patients head to an emergency room is pain. In response, doctors may try something simple at first, like ibuprofen or acetaminophen. If that wasn’t effective, the second line of defense has been the big guns

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