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What happens when your doctor and pharmacist are the same person
In the US, the physician-dispensing landscape is still messy.
E. coli isn’t always bad—it’s actually an unlikely research hero
A whole universe of non-pathogenic strains built the foundations of modern science.
The tangled and messy science of medicating female sex drives
Understanding desire isn’t easy, and studies that have attempted it have been thoroughly criticized.
Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine blunder is a surprisingly good thing
Errors happen in drug making. But quality testing helps prevent them from reaching the public.
What does it take to convince people to get vaccinated?
Americans have unrealistic expectations of how COVID-19 vaccines should be made.
The case for rethinking how we use cancer drugs
Lower doses could save more lives, some oncologists say.
It might not always take years to develop vaccines
The tech, which has saved tens of millions of lives over time, keeps getting better.
Remdesivir is the first FDA-approved COVID-19 treatment. Here’s what to know about it.
A new wave of studies convinced the US government to make the drug an option for non-pediatric hospitalized patients.
How do we know if medicines are safe during pregnancies?
Expectant mothers have long been excluded from clinical trials. Some experts say this practice needs to change.
The ‘inactive’ ingredients in your pills could harm you
Pharmaceutical companies need to be more transparent about excipients like fillers for the sake of patient safety.