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How should you talk to loved ones about their weight?

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Health | 0 comments

What are the magic words to use when a loved one’s weight is rising dangerously high? Unfortunately, there are...

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Your dog understands what you're saying, sort of

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Dog brains separate what we say from how we say it, a new MRI study...

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New labels warn against mixing opioids, benzodiazepines

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In the Food and Drug Administration’s latest move to help stem the tide of drug overdoses, it is now requiring “black-box warnings” on nearly 400 products to warn about the dangers of using opioid painkillers in combination with benzodiazepines, drugs commonly used to treat neurological and psychological conditions including seizure, anxiety and...

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Strawberries linked to hepatitis A outbreak in 6 states

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An outbreak of hepatitis A caused by imported frozen strawberries from Egypt has sickened 55 people in six states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Health authorities confirmed 44 total infections in Virginia, where the outbreak first appeared, and additional infections in Maryland (4), West Virginia (4), North Carolina (1), Oregon (1) and Wisconsin...

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Theranos withdraws Zika blood test from FDA approval

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Theranos decided to voluntarily withdraw its Zika-virus blood test that it had submitted for Food and Drug Administration approval, the company said on...

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