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Fresh Hope with A Trio of Promising HIV Vaccines
Feds Seek New Ways to Spot Illicit Opioids Mailed into U.S.
Ryan Reynolds Says He Related to Peloton Actress' Plight

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Feds Seek New Ways to Spot Illicit Opioids Mailed into U.S.

Fresh Hope with A Trio of Promising HIV Vaccines

By Wayne Parry |
The federal government is enlisting the help of the private sector to develop better ways to spot and intercept illicit opioids shipped into the United States through the mail.

The Promises We Can't Keep in Long-Term Healthcare

The Promises We Can't Keep in Long-Term Healthcare

By Judith Graham | Dec 15
When faced with terminal diagnoses, caregivers face challenges to protect their loved ones and themselves.

Sackler-owned Opioid Maker Goes Global with OD Treatment

Sackler-owned Opioid Maker Goes Global with OD Treatment

By Claire Galofaro and Kristen Gelineau | Dec 15
The gleaming white booth towered over the medical conference in Italy in October, advertising a new brand of antidote for opioid overdoses. "Be prepared. Get naloxone. Save a life," the slogan on its walls said.

Tips for Using Flexible Spending Dollars Before Year's End

Tips for Using Flexible Spending Dollars Before Year's End

By Linda B. Johnson | Dec 14
Still have money set aside for medical expenses that you need to spend by the end of the year? There are plenty of ways to meet the deadline for flexible spending accounts.

Feds Seek New Ways to Spot Illicit Opioids Mailed into U.S.

Feds Seek New Ways to Spot Illicit Opioids Mailed into U.S.

By Wayne Parry | Dec 13
The federal government is enlisting the help of the private sector to develop better ways to spot and intercept illicit opioids shipped into the United States through the mail.

Mass Opioid Use is 'Destabilizing' World's Poorest Nations

Mass Opioid Use is 'Destabilizing' World's Poorest Nations

By Emily Schmall, Claire Galofaro | Dec 13
Mass abuse of the opioid tramadol spans continents, from India to Africa to the Middle East, creating international havoc some experts blame on a loophole in narcotics regulation and a miscalculation of the drug's danger.

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HHS Hands Out Free HIV Prevention Drugs. Do You Qualify?

HHS Hands Out Free HIV Prevention Drugs. Do You Qualify?

By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Dec 7
The Trump administration Tuesday unveiled a plan to distribute HIV prevention medication free to individuals who do not have prescription drug insurance coverage.


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Regulators to Set Up 3-Digit Suicide Hotline Number Like 911

Regulators to Set Up 3-Digit Suicide Hotline Number Like 911

Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health.

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Ryan Reynolds Says He Related to Peloton Actress' Plight

Ryan Reynolds Says He Related to Peloton Actress' Plight

Ryan Reynolds says he relates to the social media criticism heaped on the Peloton ad actress. In fact, that feeling led him to hire her for a commercial promoting his gin company.