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Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 01:32 PM EDT

Whole Foods Recalls Its Raisin Bran for Undeclared Peanuts

Whole Foods Recalls Its Raisin Bran for Undeclared Peanuts

Whole Foods Market has recalled some of its 365 Everyday Value Organic Raisin Bran across the country because the cereal contains undeclared peanuts, the Food and Drug Administration and grocery chain said....

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 10:34 AM EDT

14 Desperate Days: Anatomy of an Opioid Overdose Outbreak

14 Desperate Days: Anatomy of an Opioid Overdose Outbreak

An alert Georgia emergency room doctor who saw three strange overdose cases apparently related to the drug Percocet sounded the alarm to the Georgia Poison Center this June, NBC News reported, likely saving...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 03:15 PM EDT

White House Plans Order to Expand Health Care Options

White House Plans Order to Expand Health Care Options

The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 07:45 PM EDT

FDA: Drug Shortages Possible Due to Puerto Rico Power Outage

FDA: Drug Shortages Possible Due to Puerto Rico Power Outage

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned that U.S. drug shortages are possible because power outages in Puerto Rico have stopped or limited production at many medicine factories there. Nearly 10...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 04:31 PM EDT

Trump's One-Two Punch Hits Birth Control, LGBT Rights

Trump's One-Two Punch Hits Birth Control, LGBT Rights

In a one-two punch elating religious conservatives, President Donald Trump's administration is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers and issuing sweeping religious-freedom...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 11:23 AM EDT

Cleaning up 'Methadone Mile' and Other Drug Havens

Cleaning up 'Methadone Mile' and Other Drug Havens

A young woman crouches on a dusty strip of grass alongside a busy Boston thoroughfare and plunges a needle into her arm. Around the corner, a couple stands zombie-like in the middle of the sidewalk, oblivious to...

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 03:53 PM EDT

Obama Admin. Vets Launch Health Insurance Sign-Up Drive

Obama Admin. Vets Launch Health Insurance Sign-Up Drive

Former Obama administration officials are undertaking a private campaign to encourage people to sign up for coverage next year under the Affordable Care Act. With the start of open enrollment on Nov. 1, the...

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017 at 12:13 PM EDT

How to Deal With Tragedy And Talk About It With Family

How to Deal With Tragedy And Talk About It With Family

Feeling overwhelmed, powerless or angry as you watch news of another mass shooting, this one in Las Vegas? Those feelings are normal, even for people who don't have ties to Nevada or anyone there, according...

Monday, Oct 2, 2017 at 11:52 AM EDT

Big Y Pharmacies to Offer Naloxone Without Prescription

Big Y Pharmacies to Offer Naloxone Without Prescription

Big Y Pharmacy and Wellness Centers will offer naloxone without a prescription in all pharmacies across Massachusetts and Connecticut, the company announced Monday.

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 at 11:43 PM EDT

Baby Belly Breakthrough

Baby Belly Breakthrough

For some women, no matter how much they exercise, their stomachs are never flat after having babies. And there may be a medical reason for it.

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