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Doctors group recommends support for transgender children

A doctors group took a stand in support of transgender children Monday, offering advice in what it called "a rapidly evolving" field.

September 17, 2018 8:30 am


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To avoid overdoses, some test their heroin before taking it

The newest tool in the fight against opioid overdoses is an inexpensive test strip that can help heroin users detect a potentially deadly...

September 17, 2018 7:40 am


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Study: Daily aspirin gives little benefit

A regimen of low-dose aspirin offers healthy, older people no benefit in staving off cardiovascular disease, dementia or disability and...

September 17, 2018 1:00 am


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FDA changes its e-cigarette tune

WASHINGTON – U.S. health officials are sounding the alarm about rising teenage use of e-cigarettes, calling the problem an...

September 13, 2018 1:00 am


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Test may identify gene mutations

NEW YORK – Scientists say they've found a new way to help determine whether specific genetic abnormalities are likely to make...

September 13, 2018 1:00 am


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FDA chief calls youth use of Juul, other e-cigarettes an 'epidemic'

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has dramatically escalated his efforts to stop an "epidemic" of teenage vaping.

September 12, 2018 6:49 pm


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Drugs allow use of hep C-infected organs

New antiviral drugs that promise a cure for the millions of Americans with chronic hepatitis are also benefiting another category of...

September 10, 2018 1:00 am