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Calls to U.S. poison control centers about an unapproved antidepressant that has opioid-like effects have climbed dramatically since 2015, according to a new analysis published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A neurobiologist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York thinks cannabidiol -- one of the two main compounds plucked from the marijuana plant -- might hold the potential to curb cravings for heroin and other opioids.
At McInnis House in Boston, one of around 80 medical respite facilitates for homeless individuals in the U.S., a writing group provide patients with something less tangible than medical care.
The Food and Drug Administration released proposed changes Wednesday to its blueprint on educating health care providers about treating pain.
“These drug wholesalers and retailers have profited greatly by allowing the Cherokee Nation to become flooded with prescription opioids,” the lawsuit alleges.
A flurry of high-tech baby products has hit the market in recent months, but experts say there hasn’t been thorough research on many of those products and warn that they can sometimes do more harm than good.
Indoor tanning has long been tied to skin cancer, the most common type of cancer in the US.
Humans are born with around 15,000 hair cells — think tiny, sound-sensing fibers — in each ear.
From shaking pillowcases to cooling mattress pads to smart belts for your pajamas, sleep technology has arrived. But not all of it's scientifically valid.
Gun violence in Chicago spreads like an infectious disease — and now, researchers have figured out a way to predict who’s most likely get sick next.
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