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Freeze-dried plasma has helped trauma patients for decades. Why is it still out of reach for the American military?
When end-of-life wishes collide with untenable costs
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Historical reports of “absinthism” probably just described severe alcoholism
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What you don’t know about miscarriages, and how you likely believe more myths than you realize
Is vaping a safe way to stop smoking or a gateway to the habit? Experts have different things to say
Parents want it — and get it — but pediatricians are concerned about giving medical marijuana to kids
Studies suggest that heart-healthy diets also associate with a healthy brain
Higher taxes on sugary drinks could reduce obesity globally, but non-financial alternatives might work too
Drugs play a crucial role in making cancer treatment bearable — but they need to be administered carefully