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Sep 02, 2014 11:30AM
Sep 02, 2014 11:30AM
SOTO DEL REAL, Spain (AP) ? Spanish officials have ordered the immediate release of a detained British couple who were wanted by police in the United Kingdom after they took their critically ill child for treatment abroad without doctors' consent.
Sep 16, 2014 08:15AM
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States announced on Tuesday it will send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part of a ramped-up plan, including a major deployment in Liberia, the country where the epidemic is spiralling fastest out of control. The U.S. response to the crisis, to be formally unveiled later by President Barack Obama, includes plans to build 17 treatment centers, train thousands of healthcare workers and establish a military control center for coordination, U.S. officials told reporters. ...
Sep 16, 2014 08:09AM
Sep 16, 2014 07:59AM
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic.
Sep 16, 2014 07:57AM
By Natalie Grover (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an oral therapy to treat opioid-induced constipation developed by Nektar Therapeutics and AstraZeneca Plc. The decision opens the door for peripherally acting mu opioid receptor antagonists, which have been linked with cardiovascular risk in the past. This class of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) drugs are designed to fight the effects of opioid painkillers on the gut without compromising centrally mediated pain relief. ...
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Sep 16, 2014 08:20AM
Sep 08, 2014 06:52AM
Angela Baldwin can pinpoint the day she changed the course of her life.
Sep 08, 2014 06:54AM
Shannon Britton lost 268 pounds after having gastric bypass surgery. What she's learned since then will surprise you.
Aug 25, 2014 09:45AM
Tevante Clark enrolled in a nutrition program to try to lose weight naturally. He figured if that failed, he would get gastric bypass surgery.
Sep 01, 2014 05:58AM
The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.
Aug 15, 2014 12:55PM
Americans often don't know where to turn when dealing with a loved one with serious mental illness, but experts emphsize there are resources available.
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