During the Ebola epidemic in West Africa in 2014, medical workers collected hundreds of thousands of samples of blood from victims and those presumed to be infected, in an effort to stem an epidemic that eventually took more than 11,000 lives

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Little Falls, Minnesota, didn’t do anything revolutionary. They just made a real effort — and spent real money — treating addiction as a disease, not a crime. With comments from our Brendan Saloner

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To be successful as researchers, we must be able to think through the impacts of our work on society and speak up when necessary, says Natalie Kofler

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Google parent company Alphabet Inc.’s experimental health-care unit Verily plans to partner with hospitals in Ohio, one of the states hardest-hit by the U.S. opioid epidemic, on a tech-heavy approach to treating people with substance-abuse disorders

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A police officer on the late shift in an Ohio town recently received an unusual call from Facebook. Earlier that day, a local woman wrote a Facebook post saying she was walking home and intended to kill herself when she got there, according to a police report on the case

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Ebola’s Other Unsung Heroes

December 20, 2018

The planners who keep the response running. Paul Molinaro is not looking forward to Christmas. He’s no Scrooge. But when you’re trying to keep an Ebola outbreak response up and running, the season of celebration and good cheer is a major inconvenience

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News of a reckless experiment demonstrates the dangers. A response from the editorial board of Bloomberg News

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As an Ebola outbreak in a conflict-plagued region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to spread after 4 months, there’s a glimmer of hope: An experimental Ebola vaccine appears to be helping the communities it reaches

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