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  • Americans have 14 million smoking-related ailments: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About 14 million major medical conditions in the U.S. can be blamed on smoking, according to a study by health officials. Using surveys, the researchers found that in 2009 roughly seven million Americans reported almost 11...
  • Hillary Clinton campaigns for compromise at Chicago event

     Hillary Clinton campaigns for compromise at Chicago event
    When Hillary Clinton spoke of infidelity the other night, she told The Economic Club of Chicago that clear-eyed pragmatism and self-awareness enabled her to make peace with what others might consider an unforgivable betrayal. "Once a Cubs fan, always...
  • Spokeswoman for Duncan family says they may sue Dallas hospital

    WASHINGTON � A spokeswoman for Thomas Eric Duncan's family said Friday they may sue Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas for its treatment of Duncan, who died of Ebola on Wednesday. Saymendy Lloyd also said that Duncan's 19-year-old son,...
  • Cindy Omidi convicted of violating laws to prevent money laundering

    Cindy Omidi convicted of violating laws to prevent money laundering
    The mother of two brothers behind the now-defunct 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign was convicted Friday of violating laws designed to prevent money laundering. Jurors reached their verdict after listening to three days of testimony this week before U.S....
  • Madelyn Butler: Dressing up pot as medicine doesn't cut it

    Madelyn Butler: Dressing up pot as medicine doesn't cut it
    The relationship between a doctor and a patient is a sacred trust and a legal bond. One of the most common treatments that doctors provide to patients is to prescribe medications. When writing a prescription, the doctor stipulates a specific medication,...
  • FDA approves Eisai drug for chemotherapy-associated nausea

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it has approved Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai's drug Akynzeo to treat nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. The drug combines two medications:...
  • Slim down with grapefruit juice? Berkeley study adds weight to idea

    Slim down with grapefruit juice? Berkeley study adds weight to idea
    The next time you go out for cheeseburgers and fries or pepperoni pizza, you might want to consider washing it down with a glass of grapefruit juice. A new study from UC Berkeley researchers found that mice who drank their fill of sweetened grapefruit...
  • Untested stimulant found in dietary supplements: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – At least a dozen dietary supplements available in the U.S. contain a potentially-dangerous synthetic stimulant that has never been tested on humans, says a new study. The inclusion of the stimulant known as DMBA in...
  • Peter Thiel wields political influence on GOP

    SAN FRANCISCO Peter Thiel has built and funded some of the most successful Silicon Valley startups, but the influence he wields in politics may be the cornerstone of his next legacy. Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and billionaire tech investor, has become...
  • Endo says Auxilium Pharmaceuticals has agreed to $2.6B purchase

    PHILADELPHIA Drugmaker Endo International P.L.C, run largely from Malvern, Pa., but incorporated in Ireland, said Thursday that it has convinced directors of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, a Chesterbrook, Pa.-based maker of testosterone-replacement...
  • FDA panel offers mixed view on Boston Scientific Watchman device

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration offered a mixed view of Boston Scientific Corp's Watchman heart device on Wednesday, concluding it is probably safe but not particularly effective in reducing the risk of...