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1677 smallpox pamphlet

Anniversary of America's first published medical paper underscores one of medicine's biggest success stories: vaccines

The paper was a pamphlet on smallpox, a subject very much on the minds of everyone in the New World.

Gabor Maté and Phyllis Solon

Workshop will study connections between addiction, mental illness and trauma

Encouraging a deeper understanding of how a variety of historical traumas can alter a person's life course has won acclaim for its effectiveness and impact.

Researchers with financial ties to drug industry more likely to produce positive study results

Such ties are significantly associated with favorable results even when the studies are not directly funded by the pharmaceutical industry.

Drugmakers manipulate orphan drug rules to create prized monopolies
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Drugmakers manipulate orphan drug rules to create prized monopolies

The system intended to help desperate patients is being used to maximize profits and to protect niche markets for medicines already being taken by millions.