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FDA Ratchets Down On Prescribing Of OxyContin And Other Opioids

The Food and Drug Administration today took another step toward restricting use of OxyContin and other powerful and often-abused prescription […]

Why More Expensive Insurance Can Pay Off

One of the most far-reaching provisions of the federal health overhaul prohibits insurers from refusing to cover people who are […]

Scrutiny Of ‘Molly’ Party Drug Increases After 4 Deaths

A recent string of deaths in the Northeast from a drug known as Molly has authorities looking into whether a […]

How Expansion Will Change The Look Of Medicaid

Starting in January, it will get a lot easier for millions of people across to the country to qualify for […]

Microbe Transplants Treat Some Diseases That Drugs Can’t Fix

Billie Iverson may be getting up there, but for an 86-year-old she’s still plenty active. “I take trips. And I […]

Treatment For Middle East Coronavirus Works In Monkey Tests

A mysterious disease in the Middle East has triggered international alarms for two big reasons. The virus is often deadly: […]

Skipping Breakfast Makes You Fat? Not So Fast

The world of dieting is awash in half-truths and wishful thinking. Just have a look at some of these fad […]

Kids’ Use Of Electronic Cigarettes Doubles

The percentage of middle and high school students who have tried electronic cigarettes more than doubled in a year, federal […]

How A Change In Gut Microbes Can Affect Weight

The evidence just keeps mounting that the microbes in our digestive systems are a factor in the obesity epidemic. A […]

Chronic Illnesses Outpace Infections As Big Killers Worldwide

People around the world are getting healthier and living longer. Infectious diseases are declining around the globe. But at the […]

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