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How to Have Healthy Breasts for Life

How to keep your breasts healthy, including diet, exercise, mammograms, and learning what normal changes to expect as you go through life. Read more…

June 24th, 2016

Global doping agency suspends Rio lab weeks before Olympics

(Adds details of lab’s recent testing) By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO, June 24 (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the credentials of a testing laboratory in Rio de Janeiro for failing to comply with international standards, just over a month before the city hosts the Olympic Games. Although the suspension adds to embarrassments for Brazil in the runup to the Olympics, it is unlikely to affect the Games since the agency has arranged testing elsewhere, as it did when the same Rio lab lost its credentials before the 2014 World Cup. Read More..

June 24th, 2016

Painkiller Misuse in U.S. Doubled in Decade

Over 4 percent of adults reported nonmedical use of drugs like OxyContin in 2012-2013 Read more…

June 24th, 2016

Researchers pinpoint best meds to treat migraine in the ED

By Marilynn Larkin New guidelines for doctors will help them treat migraine headaches that are severe enough to bring patients to the emergency department. According to the guidelines, emergency physicians should avoid injecting migraine patients with morphine or morphine-like drugs, known as opioids. Instead, they should use one of two other intravenous drugs or an injection of sumatriptan. Read More..

June 24th, 2016

Flint children’s blood lead levels rose in water crisis: U.S. officials

DETROIT (Reuters) – Federal health officials on Friday confirmed that the blood lead levels of children in Flint, Michigan, rose after the city switched to the Flint River as the source of its drinking water, exposing residents to dangerously high contamination.

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June 24th, 2016
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