Ethical Questions Vex Physicians in Surveys
Random drug testing, physician-assisted dying, abortion, and what to do about vaccine refusers are among topics physicians wrestle with daily. Medscape Medical News
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Opioids for Chronic Pain Only Nominally Better Than Placebo
Opioids offer marginal pain-control benefits over placebo for patients with chronic pain and "should not be first-line therapy" for pain management, investigators of a new...
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People Who Make It To 100 Have Something In Common: Gardening
Who knew that burying seeds in dirt and caring for plants could help you live to 100? Scientists have studied the secrets to a long life for decades now, and they've settled on...
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Ondansetron in Early Pregnancy Doesn't Promote Cardiac Defects
The antiemetic ondansetron does not meaningfully increase the risk for congenital malformations overall when taken for nausea and vomiting early in pregnancy. Medscape Medical News
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Youth Vaping an Epidemic, US Surgeon General Declares
The Office of the US Surgeon General has officially declared e-cigarette use in youth an epidemic and called on the federal government, parents, teachers, government, and...
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FDA OKs Prucalopride for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
Prucalopride, a selective serotonin-4 receptor agonist, enhances bowel motility by stimulating colonic peristalsis. FDA Approvals
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Pixar's Touching Short Film ‘Bao' Is Free To Watch, But Only This Week
After being shortlisted for an Oscar, Pixar's emotional film about parent-child relationships is free to watch on YouTube this week If you saw Incredibles 2 at the theater this...
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Popeye's Has TSA-Approved ‘Emotional Support Chicken' For Your Holiday Travel
Popeyes is offering travelers at the airport the chance to have their very own “Emotional Support Chicken” Traveling during the holidays is no picnic - but Popeyes is trying to...
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At Black Barbershops, BP Reductions Still in Style at 1 Year
The pharmacist-led program was heralded at 6 months, but questions about sustainability prompted a longer look. Will 12 months be enough? Medscape Medical News
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Jimmy Kimmel's Latest Prank Messes With Fortnite-Obsessed Kids - And It's Gold
Who knew kids could get so upset so quick? If you've ever seen Jimmy Kimmel air his annual compilation of videos sent in by parents who convinced their kids that they ate...
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Surgeon General: Take Steps to Stop Teen E-Cig Use
The sale of e-cigarettes to those under 18 is illegal under federal law.
15,000 Migrant Kids Are Now Being Held At U.S. Shelters, Which Are Almost Full
The U.S. has so many migrant children in custody, the shelters are nearly full The federally contracted shelters for migrant children in the U.S. are nearly at capacity, with...
Eating cruciferous greens help your immune system fight off intestinal pathogens
Vegetables are known to contain natural compounds that support the protective functions of the immune system. An article in The Francis Crick Institute news page reported that...
Children Born To Problem Drinkers Repeat Their Parent's Mistakes: Study
Kids born to a parent with a drinking problem may choose a life partner that has the same alcohol problem, finds a new study. They have even been found to marry at younger ages.
Healing acupressure points for toothache
Toothaches are common health problems that should not be ignored. They might not be life-threatening, but they will likely only get worse if left untreated. They may even be...
E. Coli Recall Now Includes Cauliflower And Other Leafy Greens
Romaine lettuce isn't the only veggie affected by an E. coli outbreak - now, a farm is recalling cauliflower, red, and green leaf lettuce too Bad news if you're super into...
Emollient creams can build up in clothes and lead to FIRE DEATHS
The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency warned today emollients - including moisturisers and ointments - should carry fire hazard warnings because of a...
Surgical Errors: Surgeons Make More Mistakes in the Operating Room Due to Stress
New study suggests that surgeons under stress make more mistakes in the operating room. Surgical errors mostly happen during surgery and can lead to further complications.
Opioids During Early Postpartum Linked With Persistent Usage
Opioids usage in the postpartum period by a woman undergone cesarean section or vaginal birth are at increased risk of developing opioid addiction
New Therapeutic Target for Obesity and Diabetes
A new therapeutic target to prevent or treat metabolic diseases has been found to be a novel protein, that has distinctive function between male and female mice.