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FDA wants opioid painkiller pulled off marketCNN(CNN) The US Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that drugmaker Endo Pharmaceuticals must remove its powerful opioid painkiller Opana ER from the market. The agency says this the first time it has asked that an opioid pain medication be pulled ...
Zika attacks throughout pregnancy, CDC report findsCNN(CNN) More than 120 children were born with Zika-related birth defects in the US territories during the 15 months since Zika became a public health concern, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday -- about 5% of all babies ...
Unknown opioid found in counterfeit pain pillsCNN(CNN) Two synthetic opioids have been found in fake prescription pills suspected to have caused a cluster of overdoses this week in Georgia, including four deaths, according to a statement from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. One of the drugs is ...
Toddler dies after tick bite leads to organ failureCBS NewsThe family of an Indiana toddler who died on Sunday is warning other parents about the devastating potential of tick bites. "This little angel" will save many other lives, 2-year-old Kenley Ratliff's grandmother, Rhonda Conn, wrote on a GoFundMe page ...
Even Moderate Drinking May Be Bad For The BrainForbesIn the ongoing alcohol-and-health debate, the evidence hasn't been easy to parse. Some studies have suggested that there's a measurable health benefit to having a little alcohol—one researcher even wrote an editorial suggesting that doctors tell their ...
Fetuses Respond To Face-Like Patterns, Study SuggestsNPRProvocative new research suggests that fetuses have the ability to discern faces when they're still in the womb. A study involving 34-week-old fetuses found they were more likely to focus on a pattern of lights that resembled a human face than on the ... |