Federal authorities brought charges yesterday against 22 people they say were part of an organized crime ring that stole $100 million of prescription drugs and other goods. Such drug thefts still pose threats to consumers and the pharmaceutical industry.
Reporting in the journal Molecular Pharmaceutics, researchers write that they've developed a antidote that reverses dangerous symptoms of a cocaine overdose in mice. Study co-author Kim Janda discusses how the vaccine, made from artificially produced human antibodies against cocaine, works.
Two companies have debuted so-called "smart fridges," which have built-in apps designed to keep track of food expiration dates and items that get buried so deep that they'll never be found in time to eat.
The bake sale, a staple of school fundraising for generations, is getting squeezed. The epidemic of childhood obesity is leading some districts to restrict the kinds of foods sold or to ban the sales altogether, Bloomberg Businessweek's Stephanie Armour explained on Friday's Morning Edition.
Recent studies linking dental x-rays to brain tumors and cancers later in life have some parents panicked about their kids' checkups. We explore the risks of dental x-rays--and the possible consequences of avoiding them.
Researchers found that only 20 percent of riders using shared bicycles wear helmets, despite the risk of injury. We took to the streets of Washington, D.C., to ask bicyclists, with and without helmets, about their choices.
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