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FDA OKs Powerful Opioid Pill as Alternative to IV Painkiller

FDA OKs Powerful Opioid Pill as Alternative to IV Painkiller

By Linda A. Johnson | Nov 6
U.S. regulators on Friday approved a fast-acting, super-potent opioid tablet as an alternative to IV painkillers used in hospitals.

Post-Mealtime Slumps are Real, Study Finds

Post-Mealtime Slumps are Real, Study Finds

Nov 6
The average American spends 213 hours — nine full days — in a post-meal slump every year, according to new research.

Feds Say Heroin, Fentanyl Remain Biggest U.S. Drug Threat

Feds Say Heroin, Fentanyl Remain Biggest U.S. Drug Threat

Nov 2
Opioid overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Addiction and the Entertainment Industry: Breaking the Chains That Bind

Addiction and the Entertainment Industry: Breaking the Chains That Bind

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 2
While it remains to be seen whether the sympathetic spotlight the entertainment industry is shining on the issue of addiction will usher more people into treatment, those that make it through Recovery Unplugged's doors will find a center like no other.

Appendix Removal is Linked to Lower Risk of Parkinson's

Appendix Removal is Linked to Lower Risk of Parkinson's

By Lauran Neergaard | Nov 1
Scientists have found a new clue that Parkinson's disease may get its start not in the brain but in the gut — maybe in the appendix.

Best Candidates for Male Enhancement

Best Candidates for Male Enhancement

Nov 1
Let's take a look at the procedures available for male enhancement and how to determine if you are a good candidate.

Trump Disability Rollback Can Make Doctor's Visits Painstaking

Trump Disability Rollback Can Make Doctor's Visits Painstaking

Oct 31
Medical appointments for patients with disabilities require navigating a tricky obstacle course, full of impediments that leave them feeling awkward and could result in substandard care.

Hopes and Hype for Experimental Depression Drug Ketamine

Hopes and Hype for Experimental Depression Drug Ketamine

By Lindsey Tanner | Oct 31
It was launched decades ago as an anesthetic for animals and people, became a potent battlefield pain reliever in Vietnam and morphed into the trippy club drug Special K.

The Administration's Bi-Polar Approach to ACA Marketplace

The Administration's Bi-Polar Approach to ACA Marketplace

By Julie Appleby | Oct 30
In the span of less than 12 hours last week, the Trump administration took two seemingly contradictory actions that could have profound effects on the insurance marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act.

Gum, Bottled Water and Pizza Bagels Want to be Called 'Healthy'

Gum, Bottled Water and Pizza Bagels Want to be Called 'Healthy'

By Candice Choi | Oct 30
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is revamping its definition of healthy to reflect our changing understanding of nutrition science. The push is fueling debate about eating habits and what the new standard should say.

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