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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.
In a statement, the Supreme Court said Ginsburg underwent radiation for “a localized malignant tumor” and that there’s no evidence of disease elsewhere in her body.
As a sprawling national opioid trial looms, they say babies who suffer withdrawal after birth need money earmarked to monitor their health.
If finalized, the task force’s guidelines would make screening free or low-cost.
Richard Preston’s horrifying account of the 2014 epidemic offers warnings for the current crisis.
In a filing for an enormous federal court case, drug manufacturers reject a link between legal production of painkillers and death and addiction on U.S. streets.
Merck released research showing a potent new drug, implanted in a matchstick-sized rod under the skin, holds promise for shielding people from HIV. But it is years from market.
A Cleveland suburb’s drugstore sold millions of opioids, more than any in Cuyahoga County.
Failures abound at every level of the supply chain, from factory to pharmacy, a landmark lawsuit alleges.
For the second time ever, authorities are seeking to jail executives as they take a more aggressive stance against opioids.
Ambien and Provigil are widely used and safe, but should not be handed out indiscriminately, experts say.