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Opioid Update: Painkiller Misuse in U.S. Doubled in Decade

Over 4 percent of adults reported nonmedical use of drugs like OxyContin in 2012-2013.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death

Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Flint's Lead-Contamination Crisis 'Entirely Preventable'

CDC looks at kids' blood levels before, during and after city's switch to local water.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Five New Genes Linked to Colon Cancer

But researchers say it's likely that all the major genetic mutations have been discovered.

Friday, June 24, 2016

DNA Tests May Spot Brain Infections

Genetic sequencing of inflamed brain tissue helped scientists determine what was causing damage.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Smoking May Hinder Common Breast Cancer Treatment

Cigarettes and drugs called aromatase inhibitors appear to be a bad mix, researchers say.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Many Could Face Steep Rise in Obamacare Premiums for 2017

Experts say increases will mostly affect people who get modest subsidies or no financial assistance.

Friday, June 24, 2016

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