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At US hospitals, a drug mix-up is just a few keystrokes away
Automated medication dispensing systems should be updated.
This birth control pill for men could begin human trials later this year
The search for male contraception continues.
COVID antiviral pills work against Omicron—when people can get them
Oral antivirals hold promise for staving off serious illness, but supplies remain limited.
These doctors are fighting to make the kidney-donor system less racist
A reckoning in medicine has upended the use of race in calculating kidney function, spurring institutional change.
Our favorite science long reads of 2021
Our staff's top picks for stories are worth a first (or second) read.
The top 10 health and medicine breakthroughs of 2021
From novel vaccines to an ultra-sharp CT scanner, these are the Best of What's New.
Robots built from frog cells have unlocked the ability to self-replicate
Robots that create offshoots of themselves could be a future tool for science and medicine.
How to talk with your kids about the COVID vaccine
Although the final decision is usually yours, getting their buy-in is important.
Worried about COVID vaccine side effects? Try this simple trick.
Having a positive mindset about side effects could have surprising benefits.
What happens when your doctor and pharmacist are the same person
In the US, the physician-dispensing landscape is still messy.