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In clinical trials, patients who were 40 to 60 pounds overweight lost an average of nearly seven percent of their body weight in six months
Records reveal in a five-year period, the distributor McKesson delivered nearly 100 million opiates to West Virginia -- a state with 1.8 million people
West Virginia, which leads the nation in rate of overdose deaths, is fighting the epidemic in court by suing six national companies that distribute painkillers
Only exceptions to the ban are if the mother's life is in jeopardy or a doctor determines the fetus can't survive outside the womb

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WebMD talks to headache experts about the difference between migraines and sinus headaches.

But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

Finding adds to growing understanding of damage virus causes in these infants, researchers say

Experts' advice to expectant mothers on marijuana use is same as for alcohol and tobacco: Don't do it

A proposal to change the way Medicare pays for some drugs has set off intense reaction and lobbying — all tied to a common theme: How far should the government go in setting prices for prescription drugs?

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A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it had finalized new rules aimed at making food manufacturers more accountable for the prevention of intentional adulteration. The new rule, under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), requires both domestic and foreign food facilities to maintain a written food defense plan that assesses their potential vulnerabilities to deliberate contamination. ...


I Stopped Apologizing. Now, I'm So Much More Confident."Can you break a $20? Sorry, I know you're busy," I said to my coworker on an especially busy afternoon.He stopped what he was doing and turned his entire body to me."Stop apologizing," he said, eyes locked on mine. Then he took the bill from my hands.I hadn't been at all aware that I'd been apologizing often, let alone to a point that someone...


Candles are pictured outside the Medecins Sans Frontieres headquarters in GenevaBy Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly 1,000 people were killed in attacks on health centers worldwide over the past two years, almost 40 percent of them in Syria, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday in its first report on the issue. The United Nations agency documented 594 attacks resulting in 959 deaths and 1,561 injuries in 19 countries with emergencies between January 2014 and December 2015. Syria, torn by civil war since 2011, had the most attacks on hospitals, ambulances, patients and medical workers, accounting for 352 deaths.


Workers clean a field where migrants used to stay after a police operation to evacuate a migrants' makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of IdomeniBy Phoebe Fronista IDOMENI/EVZONI, Greece (Reuters) - They packed up their belongings and began to walk, some heading for the fields, others to a gas station, all seeking to avoid going to state-run Greek migrant camps where they fear they will end up trapped. For months they had been living in Idomeni, a sprawling expanse of tents on Greece's northern border with Macedonia and a symbol of human misery until police and bulldozers began clearing it on Tuesday. Instead, dozens of tents have sprung up at gas station in the town of Evzoni, some six 6 km (4 miles) away, and dozens more were being pitched in a grassy field nearby.


A court in Vietnam on Thursday jailed four Vietnamese for terms ranging from two to 2-1/2 years each for "organizing others to flee abroad illegally" after Australia sent back their group of asylum seekers, their lawyer said. The 46 asylum seekers were aboard a small vessel intercepted off Australia's remote west coast last year and were returned to Vietnam as a result of negotiations between the two countries. A spokesman for Australia's department of Immigration and Border Protection said it was confident the Vietnamese government was upholding its assurance not to prosecute any of the returned people for their illegal departure.