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Bayer halts sales of Essure implant outside of U.S.
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Bayer halts sales of Essure implant outside of U.S.

September 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
Reports have linked the permanent birth control device to a number of cases of severe pain and other health...
Hepatitis A outbreak hits major city after 2 cases confirmed
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Hepatitis A outbreak hits major city after 2 cases confirmed

September 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
A nurse loads a syringe with a vaccine against hepatitis at a free immunization clinic for students before the start of the school year, in Lynwood, Calif., on Aug. 27, 2013. Getty LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has...
Caring for a sick pet can take a major toll
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Caring for a sick pet can take a major toll

September 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
As much joy as a pet can bring to the life of its human, when a beloved dog or cat falls ill, the emotional toll can be high. In fact, caring for an ailing animal often ends up placing a significant “caregiver burden”...
Court weighs in on warning law for soda ads
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Court weighs in on warning law for soda ads

September 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
Bottles of soda are displayed in a cooler in a food truck on June 10, 2015, in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court on Tuesday blocked a San Francisco law requiring...
States expand investigation into opioid industry
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States expand investigation into opioid industry

September 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
Attorneys general from most states are broadening their investigation into the opioid industry as a nationwide overdose crisis continues to claim thousands of lives. They announced Tuesday that they had served subpoenas...
Nerf guns can cause serious eye damage, doctors warn
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Nerf guns can cause serious eye damage, doctors warn

September 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
Dexter Cumberland, 8, poses with a Nerf N-Strike Elite Blaster at a media event in London in 2013. Matthew Lloyd / Getty Images Nerf guns can be great fun for kids — until someone damages an eye, doctors warn. Nerf guns or...