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Teen vaping is on the rise, and their favorite flavor is flying under the radar
JUUL’s sweet flavors aren’t the biggest problem.
The CDC knows why U.S. life expectancy keeps dropping—but no one knows how to stop it
Three things are shortening American lives.
Purdue Pharma agrees to pay billions of dollars for the opioid epidemic—and it’s not done yet
The announcement comes two weeks after Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $572 Million to Oklahoma for its role in the epidemic.
Concentrated cannabis is much stronger than weed and it’s gaining popularity—especially with teens
A quarter of surveyed teens in Arizona have used a highly potent form of marijuana.
Your annual checkup could soon include screening for illicit drug use
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends doctors should ask their patients about all the drugs they use.
Ebola hasn’t been cured yet, but two experimental drugs are showing significant progress
“It’s premature to say that this is a curative treatment. We should be optimistic, but not overstate.”
The CDC says more prescriptions of overdose reversal drug naloxone are needed
Getting naloxone could require navigating insurance, stigma, lack of pharmacist education, and cost.
Why experts now say daily aspirin could do more harm than good
If you've never had a heart attack, you probably shouldn't be taking it.
The weirdest things we learned this week: Victorian sex drugs and deadly milk injections
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.