Overdose deaths dropped sharply. A first-in-the-nation program offering a range of medications to Rhode Island inmates who are addicted to opioids appears to have lowered the number of overdose deaths among people recently released from jail and prison, researchers reported Wednesday

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Liz O’Riordan went from doctor to patient, and back again. Here’s what she learned on the way

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Upshot asked 30 experts to think big, but realistically, about solutions. Imagine you had $100 billion to spend over five years — a little less than current federal domestic H.I.V./AIDS spending — to address the opioid crisis. Where would you put that money?

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About 100,000 Americans have sickle cell disease (formerly known as sickle cell anemia). Most of them are black. And many of them have faced challenges from the health care industry in getting their condition addressed

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In Burkina Faso, A Minibus Brings Free Cervical Cancer Screenings To Villages. Low- and middle-income countries like Burkina Faso bear 70 percent of the global burden of cervical cancer

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Clinical trial will compare three antiretroviral drug regimens. It will provide data on the use of these newer drugs during pregnancy, helping to ensure that women living with HIV and their infants receive the best available treatments

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CancerSEEK is a noninvasive test that can detect cancers of the ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, esophagus, colorectum, lung, or breast

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Carl Erik Fisher writes, ‘It depends on the type of coercion you use.’

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