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Malaria Drug not Recommended for Leg Cramps

After following data reported to its adverse event reporting program from 2005-2008, the Food and Drug Administration has determined that a drug approved for treating

Park Closed due to Infected Squirrel

The Los Alamos campground in the Angeles National Forest in California has been closed, due to the discovery of a squirrel that tested positive for ...
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Vets in MO may be at Risk for Hepatitis, HIV

The John Cochran Division of the St. Louis Veterans Affairs Program has announced that 1,800 vets may have been exposed to Hepatitis B and C, ...
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Whooping Cough Epidemic Deadly

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is providing pertussis vaccine free of charge to hospitals. In a CDPH News release today,   Dr. Mark Horton, director of ...
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Greg Allman Still Recovering

As was reported by the media recently, Gregg Allman, co-founder of the Allman Brothers Band, an icon who has been entertaining fan around the globe ...
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Apple juice may help Alzheimer's patients

Drinking apple juice may help people with moderate-to-late stage Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study published in June 2010 issue of American Journal of ...
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Coalition Shares Alzheimer's/Parkinson's Research

In a coordinated effort to speed up research, a coalition of drug makers has joined together to share data on two of the world’s most ...
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Burgers linked to higher pediatric asthma risk

Children who eat over a certain amount of burgers a week may be at a higher risk of asthma and wheezing, according to a new ...
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FDA Issues Warning About PPIs

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a statement warning physicians and patients of an elevated risk in fractures of  the the hip, spine ...
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Vitamin D as effective as vaccine in preventing flu

Taking high doses of vitamin D3 supplements in winter helps reduce risk of acquiring seasonal flu in winter, a new Japanese trial demonstrated. The trial results, ...
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