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Free drug samples for doctors may end up costing patients a lot: Study - Tech Times

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Free drug samples for doctors may end up costing patients a lot: Study
Tech Times
Free drug samples may be pushing doctors to prescribe expensive medications over cheaper generic options, study finds. The result can be higher costs for both patients and health insurers. (Photo : Wikimedia, Creative Commons). A patient given a free ...
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FDA green lights new drug to treat people with hay fever - State Column

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FDA green lights new drug to treat people with hay fever
State Column
Hay fever is a condition that causes cold-like signs and symptoms, such as a runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion, sneezing and sinus pressure. The State Column, Rina Shah | April 19, 2014. Tweet. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its ...
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Gastric Bypass Surgery Leads To Changes In Smell and Taste, Says Study - Design & Trend

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Gastric Bypass Surgery Leads To Changes In Smell and Taste, Says Study
Design & Trend
Researchers have found the surgery can lead to different taste and smell perceptions, as well as appetite changes in those who have undergone the procedure. (Photo : REUTERS). Many patients are reporting changes in appetite, taste and smell after ...
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Oil-Swishing Craze - WebMD

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Oil-Swishing Craze
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FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Allison Bennett of Palm City, Fla., plans to swish daily. Sloshing coconut oil around her mouth for a quarter of an hour every day will make her teeth whiter, she believes. Like Bennett, plenty of consumers are ...
Eastern Indian Practice of "Oil Swishing" Trending in U.S.Latin Post
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'He's gone forever': A Somerville family looks back on years of addiction - Wicked Local Ashland

'He's gone forever': A Somerville family looks back on years of addiction
Wicked Local Ashland
By Monica Jimenez. mjimenez@wickedlocal.com. This article is the second in a series about heroin addiction in Somerville. The story of Alex Foster's addiction had no clear beginning and went on for years. Its ending was abrupt. It was 12:30 a.m. Jan. 9 when ...

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Stem cell research fuels more debate on cloning - USA TODAY

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Stem cell research fuels more debate on cloning
USA TODAY
A study published this week has reawakened debate over the government's need to regulate human cloning. In a paper in the journal Cell Stem Cell, researchers took the nucleus of skin cells from 35 and 75 year old men, and produced cloned human ...
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Diabetes-related complications have declined, CDC say - Medical News Today

Diabetes-related complications have declined, CDC say
Medical News Today
Diabetes can cause serious health outcomes, such as heart attack, stroke and kidney failure. But new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that five major complications related to diabetes have declined in the US during the ...

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The Psychological Toll Of Childhood Bullying Can Persist For Decades - Forbes

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The Psychological Toll Of Childhood Bullying Can Persist For Decades
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A new study in the American Journal of Psychiatry finds what others had hinted at but not quite arrived at: That the effects of childhood bullying can last not only through adolescence and young adulthood, but also through middle age. Earlier studies had ...
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$14M awarded in lawsuit linking pill to stroke - Bloomington Pantagraph

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$14M awarded in lawsuit linking pill to stroke
Bloomington Pantagraph
CHICAGO (AP) — A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who said in a lawsuit that she suffered a debilitating stroke after taking the birth control drug Yasmin. Lawyers for Mariola Zapalski say the stroke occurred 13 days after she ...
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$100 to register for medical marijuana under state rules - Chicago Sun-Times

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$100 to register for medical marijuana under state rules
Chicago Sun-Times
The cost to patients registering to use medical marijuana will be less than what state officials had first suggested, according to rules posted Friday by state agencies that will oversee implementation of the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program. But those ...
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