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Gail Gray suffers from degenerative disk disease and takes daily painkillers. Her pharmacist was arrested in a recent federal justice department sting. Blake Farmer/WPLN hide caption

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Amid Opioid Prescriber Crackdown, Health Officials Reach Out To Pain Patients

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Attorney General William Barr speaks about the redacted version of the Mueller report as U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (right) and U.S. Acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Ed O'Callaghan listen at the Department of Justice Thursday before the document's release. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The image on the left shows the brains of pigs that were untreated for 10 hours after death, with neurons appearing as green, astrocytes as red and cell nuclei as blue. The image on the right shows cells in the same area of brains that, four hours after death, were hooked up to a system that the Yale University researchers call BrainEx. Stefano G. Daniele and Zvonimir Vrselja, Sestan Laboratory, Yale School of Medicine hide caption

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Scientists Restore Some Function In The Brains Of Dead Pigs

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Tim Foley, the founder of Arizona Border Recon and Maggie Milinovitch, the co-owner of La Gitana Cantina, both live in the small border town of Arivaca, Ariz. The recent militia group presence has put strains on a town that has long prided itself on its live-and-let-live, cooperative spirit. Dominic Valente for NPR hide caption

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Militias Test The Civility Of An Arizona Border Town

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A guard escorts a detained immigrant from his "segregation cell" back into the general population at the Adelanto Detention Facility in November 2013. Today the privately run ICE facility in Adelanto, Calif., houses nearly 2,000 men and women and has come under sharp criticism by the California attorney general and other investigators for health and safety problems. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Watchdogs Cite Lax Medical And Mental Health Treatment Of ICE Detainees

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Ketamine appears to restore faulty connections between brain cells, according to research performed in mice. Kevin Link/Science Source hide caption

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Ketamine May Relieve Depression By Repairing Damaged Brain Circuits

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Tom DiGiovanni's job as chief financial officer for Canndescent involves managing bags of cash by the millions which must be counted, then hauled in armored vehicles. Devan Schwartz for NPR hide caption

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Bags Of Cash, Armed Guards And Wary Banks: The Edgy Life Of A Cannabis Company CFO

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Supporters applaud after the Pittsburgh City Council voted to pass gun control legislation on April 2. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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Pittsburgh Restricts Use Of Assault-Style Weapons, Setting Up Court Fight

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, incidents of serious workplace violence are four times more common in health care than in private industry. Most assaults come from patients and patients' families. Phil Fisk/Cultura RF/Getty Images hide caption

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Facing Escalating Workplace Violence, Hospital Employees Have Had Enough

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A body camera from Taser is seen during a press conference on Sept. 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Police Are Investing In New Technology. 'Thin Blue Lie' Asks, 'Does It Work?'

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Project Reo Collective is a coffee shop in San Diego's Paradise Hills neighborhood that had trouble getting a bank loan to expand after a year of operation. Claire Trageser/KPBS hide caption

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Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor (center) departs federal court in Boston in January. The criminal trial of Kapoor and four other executives from the company wrapped up on Friday. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Criminal Trial Of Opioid-Peddling Drug Company Execs Goes To The Jury

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Even When College Is Free, It Can Be Hard For Adults To Stay In School

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The presence of the hepatitis C virus in donated hearts and organs for transplantation wasn't an impediment for a successful result for recipients. Kateryna Kon/Getty Images hide caption

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Hepatitis C Not A Barrier For Organ Transplantation, Study Finds

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Cattle eating a mixture of antibiotic-free corn and hay at Corrin Farms, near Neola, Iowa. Their meat is sold by Niman Ranch. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Some In The Beef Industry Are Bucking The Widespread Use Of Antibiotics. Here's How

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