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Morning-After Pills Don't Cause Abortion, Studies Say
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Perch exposed to the anxiety drug oxazepam were more daring and ate more quickly than fish that lived in drug-free water. Courtesy of Bent Christensen hide caption

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Traces Of Anxiety Drugs May Make Fish Act Funny
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Shoppers buy smuggled counterfeit drugs at the Adjame market in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in 2007. Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Students at the University of Washington used a protein-folding program initially funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to come up with a treatment for celiac disease. DARPA hide caption

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Wake-Up Call: FDA Pushes Drugmakers To Weaken Sleeping Pills
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How A Drug Shortage Hiked Relapse Risks For Lymphoma Patients
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