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As U.S. opioid crisis grows, Trump calls for death penalty for dealers Mar 19 2018

MANCHESTER, N.H. President Donald Trump spelled out in new detail several steps he favors to fight a U.S. epidemic of opioid abuse, including the execution of drug dealers, a proposal that has gained little support from drug abuse and judicial experts. | Video

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Venezuelan health system decays further, opposition-led survey says

CARACAS Venezuela's health system is sinking into further disarray, a survey led by the opposition-dominated Congress showed on Monday, with most hospitals plagued by water outages, unable to feed patients and lacking even basic devices like catheters.

Mar 19 2018

Teens who hide their sexual orientation have higher suicide risk

(Reuters Health) - Teens who hide their true sexual orientation are at higher risk for suicidal behaviors, a new study suggests.

Mar 19 2018

Trump says he is working to lower prescription drug prices

MANCHESTER, N.H. President Donald Trump promised to bring down prescription drug prices on Monday, saying U.S. citizens pay far more than people in other countries do for the same product and that his administration would announce new measures in about a month.

Drug Pricing Mar 19 2018

Canada prepares for legal pot with new license class, strict labels

TORONTO Canada's health regulator on Monday set out thresholds for a new class of cannabis cultivation and processing licenses, and outlined strict requirements for the packaging and labeling of recreational marijuana ahead of its legalization this year.

Environment Mar 19 2018