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FDA cracking down on sales of Juul e-cigarettes to teens

WASHINGTON – Federal health officials Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand...

April 25, 2018 1:00 am


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Medicare omits opioid treatment

One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioids, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction there is...

April 25, 2018 1:00 am


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Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction...

April 24, 2018 2:50 pm


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AP investigation: Doctors keep licenses despite sex abuse

When the doctors are disciplined, the punishment often consists of a short suspension paired with mandatory therapy, the AP found.

April 15, 2018 8:20 am


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Marathon attack inspires advances

BOSTON – In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and...

April 12, 2018 1:00 am