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Shots - Health News

A Medicine That Blunts The Buzz Of Alcohol Can Help Drinkers Cut Back

Naltrexone was approved to treat alcohol disorders more than 20 years ago. But many doctors still don't know that when combined with counseling it can help people resist the urge to drink too much.

The Washington Post and other media organizations have launched webpages outlining ways you can leak information to them confidentially. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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All Tech Considered

How The Media Are Using Encryption Tools To Collect Anonymous Tips

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How The Media Are Using Encryption Tools To Collect Anonymous Tips

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Bumblebees have 100,000 times fewer neurons than humans do, but they can learn new skills quickly when there's a sweet reward at the end. Michael Durham/Minden Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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The Salt

Could A Bumblebee Learn To Play Fetch? Probably

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Could A Bumblebee Learn To Play Fetch? Probably

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For Britain's Crumbling Parliament, Renovation Will Be Costly And Take Years

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