The Fish and Wildlife Service decided in June to classify all chimpanzees, captive or wild, as endangered. In combination with a 2013 decision by the National Institutes of Health to retire most of the several hundred chimpanzees it owned, the change came close to a ban on any medical research on the animals

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XLR-11, PB-22, AB-FUBINACA, MAB-CHMINACA, 5F-AMB. These are the cryptic and sometimes unpronounceable names of the most dangerous drugs you’ve never heard of. They are responsible for kidney injury, psychosis, seizures, coma and death

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There’s been a bipartisan outcry over the rising cost of prescription drugs – for instance, presidential candidates from both parties have identified high drug prices as a major concern. But there’s been far less discussion surrounding government oversight of how those medications are marketed to consumers and doctors

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You can check the grade of your hospital to see how it stacks up against others

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159 scholars of health law, bioethics, medicine and pharmacy from U.S., Canadian, European, Australian and New Zealand institutions are calling on the Minnesota Legislature to act

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When you face a choice about hotels, restaurants or cars, the chances are you head to the Web for help. Online ratings have become essential tools for modern consumers. Health care is no exception to the ratings game, especially when it comes to hospitals

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