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Jowan Osterlund holds a microchip implant in Stockholm in 2017. His company, Biohax International, is a leading provider of the devices in Sweden. James Brooks/AP hide caption

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Thousands Of Swedes Are Inserting Microchips Under Their Skin

Proponents of the chips say they're safe and largely protected from hacking, but one scientist is raising privacy concerns around the kind of personal health data that might be stored on the devices.

Some sixty "Opiod Overdose Kits" have been added defibrillator boxes in Bridgewater State University dorms and academic buildings like this one. Tovia Smith / NPR hide caption

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On College Campuses, Making Overdose Medication Readily Available

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A major study published Monday finds that widely prescribed antipsychotic drugs like haloperidol are no more effective than a placebo for treating delirium. Nehru Sulejmanovski/Getty Images hide caption

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Antipsychotic Drugs Don't Ease ICU Delirium

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Despite a new congressional mandate to set minimum seat widths and legroom standards, the FAA is unlikely to expand airline seat size anytime soon. Johan Marengrd/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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Cramped Legroom On Flights Unlikely To Change, Despite Congressional Mandate

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Jowan Osterlund holds a microchip implant in Stockholm in 2017. His company, Biohax International, is a leading provider of the devices in Sweden. James Brooks/AP hide caption

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Thousands Of Swedes Are Inserting Microchips Under Their Skin

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Cher's dance anthem "Believe" was released 20 years ago this month. Rick Stewart/Getty hide caption

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20 Years Of Cher's 'Believe' And Its Auto-Tune Legacy

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross attends a July speech by President Trump in Granite City, Ill. The Supreme Court has temporarily shielded Ross from having to sit for questioning under oath for the 2020 census citizenship question lawsuits. Whitney Curtis/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Blocks Commerce Secretary Questioning In Census Lawsuits, For Now

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