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Opioid Billionaire’s Indictment Opens New Window on Epidemic

More than a decade after opioid painkillers first exploded across the U.S., John Kapoor found an aggressive way to sell even more, according to prosecutors: He began bribing doctors ...

Acid reflux drug linked to more than doubled risk of stomach cancer study

There are more than 50m prescriptions for proton pump inhibitors in the UK, though they have previously been linked to side-effects and increased risk of death A drug commonly used ...

Trump Officials Dispute the Benefits of Birth Control to Justify Rules

When the Trump administration elected to stop requiring many employers to

Trial finds combination of pancreatic cancer drugs extends survival

Campaigners hail monumental leap forward in treatment of most lethal form of cancer, which kills 8,800 Britons each year Cancer campaigners are hailing a monumental leap forward in ...

‘Angelina Jolie effect’ boosted genetic testing rates, study suggests

Actors call for women to seek testing for breast and ovarian cancer mutations raised screening rates but may not have reached those most at risk Angelina Jolies revelation that she ...

7 more substances classified as human carcinogens

(CNN)The US Department of Health and Human Services released its 14th Report on Carcinogens today, including seven “newly reviewed” substances, bringing its total number ...

Cancer deaths among women to rise 60% by 2030, new reports warn

American Cancer Society and Lancet studies point to devastating increases, mostly in poorer countries, with breast cancer diagnoses set to almost double Two reports have warned of ...

Man fights rare cancer with twin’s identical stem cells

(CNN)Bruce and Blair Johanson always knew that they were identical twins, even though a medical intern told their mother when they were born that they were fraternal. Fortunately ...

Could another person’s feces help you lose weight?

(CNN)The diversity of the bacteria living in your feces is linked to how much fat you have in your body, according to a new study. The insight could pave the way for fecal transplants ...

Arnold Palmer, legendary US golfer, dies aged 87

Champion widely regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time has died at the age of 87 in Pittsburgh Arnold Palmer, one of the greatest players in the history of golf, has died ...

Should I worry about chromium-6 in my drinking water?

(CNN)The Environmental Working Group reported Tuesday that dangerous levels of chromium-6 contaminate tap water consumed by millions of Americans. This is the carcinogenic chemical ...
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