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Lenny Bernstein covers health and medicine. He started as an editor on The Washington Post’s National desk in 2000 and has worked in Metro and Sports.
Surgeons say they weren’t told the donor had a fungal infection by the Miami organ group that provided the uterus.
The president is expected to announce the plan as one of several health initiatives in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
A senator plans an inquiry to determine why federal regulators reversed plans to shut down LiveOnNY.
The Massachusetts Attorney General has sued the owners of Purdue Pharma, alleging a direct connection between company’s tactics and the opioid crisis.
The study published Friday in JAMA Network Open showed that small, consistent payments built trust between drug sales reps and physicians, which was associated with more prescriptions and more overdoses.
Documents filed as part of a lawsuit against the company that manufactured OxyContin reveal that officials sought to deflect responsibility for abuse epidemic.
Scientists are smarting from the loss of data, research opportunities and paychecks.
The child died shortly before midnight on Christmas Eve at a hospital in New Mexico. He is the second border-crosser to die in government custody this month.
Amid steep stock market losses, he also praised the treasury secretary but was less bullish on the Fed chief.
Ambien and Provigil are widely used and safe, but should not be handed out indiscriminately, experts say.