The opioid prescription you get after knee surgery depends on where you live. Many are at strength levels linked to a risk of overdose death.
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New research outlines a method of showing how fast-acting drugs affect the brain within minutes to hours of being taken.
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The risk that young adults who receive an opioid prescription for the first time will develop a substance abuse problem isn't as high as believed.
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Even when you know the placebo treatment isn't "real," believing it will make you feel better can ease emotional distress, a new study shows.
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"Potentially inappropriate medications" can send older adults who've just left the hospital back to the ER. Changes to prescribing may fix the issue.
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A new study with mice offers evidence that giving antibiotics to babies may increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) later.
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New research suggests a benefit from timely and targeted efforts to calm the "cytokine storm" caused by the immune system's overreaction to the coronavirus.
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With news that the US bought almost the entire global supply of remdesivir, new research shows the drug saves more lives in places with overwhelmed ICUs.
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