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9 min ago | WTVF Nashville

Senate Backs Off On Meth Bill, Adopts Weaker Limit

The Senate has backed down in its standoff with the House over Governor Bill Haslam's bill to limit the sale of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine.


Related Topix: Sudafed, Afrin, Pseudoephedrine (generic), Semprex-D, Acrivastine, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride (generic)

4 hrs ago | ABC News

FDA Warns of Risks With Fibroid Removal Procedure

The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a device-assisted procedure for treating fibroids could inadvertently spread cancer from the uterus to other parts of the body.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Uterine Cancer, Health, Sarcoma

5 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Three Additional Deaths Due To Flu Reported In Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports three deaths due to influenza in the past week has raised the total number this flu season to 61. The deaths reported Thursday are the first in the state since the middle of March and adds to the record number reported during the flu season that began in September.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Influenza, Health, Tulsa County, OK, Comanche County, OK, Oklahoma County, OK, Cleveland County, OK

9 hrs ago | WKTU-FM Jersey City

Miley Cyrus' allergic reaction from sinus infection medicine

Miley Cyrus' hospitalization was triggered by a sinus infection gone horribly wrong, TMZ has learned.


Related Topix: Cephalexin (generic), Keflex, Keftab

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Philip Morris Int'l 1Q Profit Falls Nearly 12 Pct

Philip Morris International Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.


Related Topix: Philip Morris International, Tobacco, Smoking, Health

10 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

The rise of college 'study drugs'

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Related Topix: Drugs, ADHD, Health, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), University of Kentucky, Autos

12 hrs ago | KIMT

Sexually transmitted diseases on rise in Minnesota

State health officials are concerned that Minnesotans aren't getting the message about safe sex and about testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases.


Related Topix: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Health

16 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Sharper's attorneys to question Arizona evidence

This Feb. 20, 2014 file photo shows former NFL safety Darren Sharper appearing in Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Ambien, Zolpidem (generic)

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Valerie Harper On Her Cancer Battle: 'I Have Hope for the Future'

Valerie Harper was excited to share news of her improving health with a magazine this week.


Related Topix: Valerie Harper, Oncology


Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday evening.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, US News, US Supreme Court, Death Penalty, Nembutal, Pentobarbital (generic)


Rapper Andre Johnson severly injured jumping off building

Johnson was seriously injured, but survived the fall from the second level of the building in North Hollywood, Los Angeles Police Sgt.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Cedars Medical Center, CedarsSinai Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Long Beach, CA, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, The Wu-Tang Clan

GlaxoSmithKline discloses new bribery inquiries

The company said Wednesday that it started looking into the conduct of "a small number of individuals" in December.


Related Topix: GlaxoSmithKline, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

Connecticut Post

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

In this Friday, March 1, 2013 file photo, Chan Lai Ly, right, has his mouth examined by Honghue Duong, a physician's assistant, as part of a regular check-up related to his diabetes at International Community Health Services in Seattle.


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Yoga big on West Coast, chiropractors popular in Midwest

Folks on the West Coast are faithful followers of yoga and meditation. Midwesterners turn to chiropractors or osteopathic doctors for their aches and pains.


Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Health, Chiropractic, Supplement, Ginkgo biloba, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Missouri

ABC News

Smartphone Apps to Help Patients Take Their Meds

Several smartphone apps are available to help patients take their medications as prescribed.


Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Advanced Transit Dynamics, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups, Johnson Controls

The Reporter

Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

In this March 2014 photo provided by their families, Kamryn Renfro, 9, left, and Delaney Clements, 11, right, stand together for a photo in Grand Junction, Colo.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Apparel, Tween Brands, Evanston, IL, Education Etc.


NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health

Nanaimo Daily News

FDA approves Glaxo's injectable Tanzeum to control diabetes in adults

The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved a new injectable drug from GlaxoSmithKline plc for adults with Type 2 diabetes.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Diabetes, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Miley Cyrus cancels Missouri show

Singer Miley Cyrus cancelled her Tuesday show in Kansas City, Missouri, after being admitted to hospital for a "severe allergic reaction to antibiotics", the show venue said.


Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock

Blood pressure warning on pregnancy

Pregnant women with chronically high blood pressure are more likely to suffer complications such as early delivery of their babies, giving birth to newborns with a low birth weight and neonatal death, research suggests.


Related Topix: Hypertension, Health, Motherhood, Family