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Biden Cancer Nonprofit Suspends Operations Indefinitely
Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence
France to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood... After Four Months of Celibacy

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Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

Biden Cancer Nonprofit Suspends Operations Indefinitely

By Jill Gleeson |
Party drugs like crystal meth, Special K, GHB and ecstasy are frequently combined for more intense or longer-lasting highs. Whether they're consumed together by design or acci...

Military Studies 'Hyperfit' Women who Pass Grueling Courses

Military Studies 'Hyperfit' Women who Pass Grueling Courses

By Lolita C. Baldor | Jul 21
Army medical researchers hope to uncover answers in a just-launched voluntary study.

War-weakened South Sudan Tries to Prepare for Ebola

War-weakened South Sudan Tries to Prepare for Ebola

By Sam Mednick | Jul 21
With the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo now an international emergency , neighboring South Sudan and its war-weakened health system is a major concern.

How Preschools Can Do More to Support Children Living with HIV

How Preschools Can Do More to Support Children Living with HIV

Jul 19
How much do teachers and peers need to know about students' HIV-positive status? And what is the best way of managing their particular health needs at preschool level?

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

By Jill Gleeson | Jul 19
Party drugs like crystal meth, Special K, GHB and ecstasy are frequently combined for more intense or longer-lasting highs. Whether they're consumed together by design or accidentally, the results can be deadly.

Buried in Opioids, Sickened Community Eyes Drugmakers' Role

Buried in Opioids, Sickened Community Eyes Drugmakers' Role

By Angie Wang and John Minchillo | Jul 19
The numbers are staggering: An average yearly total of 107 opioid pills per resident were distributed over a seven-year period in this rural Appalachian county.

Health

New Standards Aim to Improve Surgery for the Oldest Patients

New Standards Aim to Improve Surgery for the Oldest Patients

The 92-year-old had a painful tumor on his tongue, and major surgery was his best chance. Doctors called a timeout when he said he lived alone, in a rural farmhouse, and wanted to keep doing so.

Fitness

9 Summer Fitness and Fashion Essentials

9 Summer Fitness and Fashion Essentials

From the gym to mountain trails or the sea, having the right clothes are essential. These nine versatile pieces work outside the gym, too, perfect for running errands or lounging around.