Politics | Deep State

IG: Medicare Paid Twice for Up to $420 Million Worth of Drugs

In 2016, Medicare paid twice for between $160 million and $420 million worth of drugs, according to a new government report.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Fast-Acting Depression Drug, Newly Approved, Could Help Millions

A nasal spray version of the drug ketamine has shown promise as an antidepressant, even if its properties still aren’t well understood.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

F.D.A. Panel Recommends New Depression Treatment

The active ingredients of ketamine, a popular club drug, show promise in battling deep despair.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

On College Campuses, Making Overdose Medication Readily Available : NPR

College campuses are growing increasingly concerned about how to keep students safe amid a national opioid crisis. Some schools provide free and easy access to drugs that can reverse an overdose.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study Finds Common Medications May Increase Depression Risk

Over a third of Americans take these common medications that researchers say could be related to an increase depression risk.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Is Your Medicine Right for Your Metabolism? - WSJ

A drug that brings relief for some patients might cause harmful side effects in others. More genetic tests aim to help predict how people might respond to many common medications.