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2.22.16

Antibiotic Resistance Is a Public Health Nightmare — And It's Not Going to Stop

Antibiotics-resistant bacteria are growing due to evolution sped up by improper prescribing. They kill around 23,000 Americans each year, and we're running out of alternative treatments.

8.6.14

Meet the Human Guinea Pigs Who Test Your Meds

Who are the people going through trials of untested drugs? Martyrs for medicine? Students who dropped their entire loans on kegs and mini fridges? I signed up to a clinical trial so I could meet them.