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With opioid overdoses on the rise, the U.S. should consider one proven safety measure: Giving people a safe place to do drugs
Safe injection sites work—why doesn’t the United States have them?
A Patch That Delivers Vaccines, No Needles Necessary
One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards
Indiana Governor Declares State of Emergency For HIV Outbreak
He hopes that a month-long needle exchange program will stop it in its tracks
The World Health Organization Wants Everybody To Use Smart Syringes By 2020
The syringes could help decrease HIV and hepatitis B and C infections worldwide
The Week In Numbers: Secret Robot Space Planes, Elephant Weathermen, And Suspended Animation
10: Percent of people who are frightened of needles. They could benefit from a new technology which may make injections...
Pill Covered In Needles Injects You With Drugs From Inside Your Gut
Seems like a hard pill to swallow -- but actually, it's pretty easy
How To Euthanize A Whale
Some beached whales can't be rescued. Four scientists have developed a humane way to end their suffering.
10 Of The Greatest Health-Tech Innovations Of 2012
Science steps up its game in the world of health and medicine.
Ultrasound in a Pill Could Replace Daily Injections
A daily shot is still the most effective, if most uncomfortable, form of treatment for many people with a chronic...
The Incredible Shrinking Shot: Needles Get a Pain-Free Makeover
The design of the hypodermic needle has changed little since 1853, when French surgeon Charles Gabriel Pravaz first attached a...