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Colorado suing opioid manufacturer for deceptive marketing campaign
DENVER — The State of Colorado is suing Purdue Pharma, alleging the creator of the opioid drug OxyContin misrepresented the potential for abuse and effectiveness of the drug by sending representatives to medical organizations and doctors' offices to ...
Backward leg allows young cancer survivor to dance
(CNN) It was a cold morning in early December 2016 when Melissa Unger received a phone call at work that changed her family's life forever. She heard a physician on the other end say "the words that no parent ever wants to hear, that your child has a ...
Doctors gave no reason for a third of opioid prescriptions, study finds
Doctors gave no good reason for prescribing opioids to patients close to a third of the time during the buildup to the opioid overdose epidemic, researchers reported Monday. A close check of medical records from 2006 to 2015 showed that a physician ...
West Nile virus being investigated in West Alabama
City and health department officials are again urging residents to take precautions with mosquitoes following a downtown Tuscaloosa resident's recent diagnosis of West Nile virus. A man living in Audubon Place was diagnosed with the illness in late ...
650 customers at Salt Lake City restaurant may have been exposed to hepatitis A
SALT LAKE CITY — Hundreds of customers at a downtown Salt Lake restaurant may have been exposed to hepatitis A from late July through mid-August, and the incident is believed to be related to an ongoing outbreak of the illness in Utah, health ...
Prostate Cancer: Signs, symptoms, and facts every man should know
(WJBF) - Prostate cancer is described as the most common, non-skin cancer in America. It is also the second leading cause of cancer death. 1 out of every 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. We take a look at the causes ...
Scientists say they've developed blood test that can detect internal body clock
Can a blood test tell what time it is in your body? Scientists at Northwestern University think so. In a study published Monday in the medical journal PNAS, researchers reveal that they have invented a new computer algorithm called “TimeSignature” that ...
Factors Predicting Long-term Benzodiazepine Use Identified
Poor-quality sleep, prescribing in an extended manner, and white race are key factors that predict conversion to long-term benzodiazepine use in the elderly, a practice that is strongly tied to poor outcomes, including death. Dr Lauren Gerlach. The ...
State finds new problems at Unity Center; Legacy vows improvements
Newly released state report says continued failures resulted in successful patient suicide, other issues. TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Legacy Health's Unity Center for Behavioral Health in Portland is trying to clean up patient safety problems and avoid being ...
Health Scares At Two US Airports Linked To Pilgrims Arriving From Muslim Hajj In Mecca
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