The New York Times / The Associated Press – The White House launched a series of new advertisements Thursday aimed at warning young people about the dangers of opioids, taking another step in the effort to turn the tide against the deadly epidemic.
Health Data Management – A company developing medical robotics products to measure blood flow to the brain has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to market a technology that can assist providers in cost-effectively triaging patients for treatment.
NPR – In a clinic on a side street in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, doctors are doing something that, as far as is publicly known, is being done nowhere else in the world: using DNA from three different people to create babies for women who are infertile.
Science – This small city-state could become the second country to explicitly legalize mitochondrial replacement therapy, a controversial assisted reproduction technique that allows women who are carriers of some rare genetic disorders to give birth to healthy babies.
The Washington Post – Increasingly, members of Congress are confronting a wide array of complex policy debates posed by inventions like artificial intelligence. And policymakers themselves admit they aren’t fully prepared to deal with the issues.