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Heroin Deaths Quadruple Across U.S.

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 1:34pm
Heroin use has dramatically increased across the US among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels, according to a new report.









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What Are Quaaludes?

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:33pm
The dangerous drug has a sordid history beyond Bill Cosby.









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Victims Face Down 'Smug' Cancer Doc in Court

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:02am
Dr. Farid Fata could get as much as 175 years in prison when he is sentenced for misdiagnosing and over-treating patients.









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Almost All Doctors Admit They Work Sick

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 7:49pm
We've all done it — gone to work with a cough or a sniffle or even worse. But an alarming new study shows that most health professionals do it, too.









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Are You Aging Faster Than Everyone Else?

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 7:31pm
A battery of medical tests shows that some young adults are living in the bodies of 60-year-olds.









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Mammograms Find Tiny Tumors But Are They Deadly?

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 2:06pm
A new study adds to the confusing questions about mammograms and how many lives they save.









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Doc in Bogus Cancer Horror to Face Ex-Patients

Mon, 07/06/2015 - 1:29pm
Dr. Farid Fata pleaded guilty to fraud for giving unnecessary treatments to hundreds of patients, some of whom weren't even sick.









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Dog Food Recalled After Listeria Discovery

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 8:01pm
The Milwaukee-based company said there have been no reported pet or human illnesses.









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