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As states scramble to find execution drugs, experts say it’s time to let lethal injection die
It isn't more humane than antiquated methods—it’s just easier to watch.
The FDA just approved the first new flu drug in 20 years. Here’s what you need to know.
Xofluza can help thousands of people this flu season, but it's not for everyone.
Nobody really knows what smoking pot does to your lungs
You shouldn't assume smoking a joint is harmless.
The weirdest things we learned this week: Sheep on meth, hopping space robots, and the economy of “Frozen”
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Everything you need to know about ricin poison
Ricin is one of the most poisonous substances on Earth and it's scarily easy to make.
Addictive behavior could trace back to an ancient retrovirus in our DNA
Understanding why some struggle more than others could help us find solutions.
If you want personalized medicine, we’ll need to know what time it is in your liver
This atlas maps what time it is in different parts of your body.
A new painkiller promises relief without addiction, but there’s still lots to do
AT-121 looks good on paper, but don’t expect it to solve the opioid crisis any time soon.
32 kids’ medicines are getting recalled. Here’s what you need to know
Homeopathic drug company King Bio spotted potential bacterial contamination.
K2’s deadly mystery: Nobody knows what’s actually in synthetic marijuana
The constantly shifting chemical formula makes illness from these drugs hard to treat.