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This is how lawmakers plan to end the opioid crisis

Fresh on the heels of President Donald Trump's plan to tackle the opioid crisis, House lawmakers this week plan to introduce more than two dozen bills aimed at ending the epidemic, ranging from better access to treatment programs to exploring opioid alternatives for pain.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:34:19 GMT
Male birth control pill one step closer to reality, researchers say

For decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:19:49 GMT
Judge temporarily blocks 15-week abortion ban in Mississippi

Just one day after Mississippi's governor signed a law banning abortions after 15 weeks, a federal judge issued an order temporarily blocking it.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:28:40 GMT
Experts blast Trump's 'backwards' death penalty plan

Public health experts condemned President Trump's plan to impose the death penalty for drug traffickers, saying it shows a lack of understanding of the opioid epidemic and how best to deal with it. "We can't execute our way out of this epidemic," one expert says.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:59:05 GMT
Oklahoma plans to use new execution method

Unable to obtain drugs to use for its lethal injections, Oklahoma will use inert gas inhalation as the primary method for death penalty executions once a protocol is developed and finalized, the state's attorney general announced Wednesday.

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 22:41:17 GMT
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