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CDC calls for new guidelines on opioids to reduce risks

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 4:49 PM Rich Pedroncelli/ASSOCIATED PRESS Some of the opioids on the market which the government wants doctors to drastically curtail giving to patients because 40 Americans die every day from overdoses. The ...

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Todd Palin has collapsed lung, broken ribs, Sarah Palin says

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 2:01 PM JOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS Todd Palin, husband of Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, was hurt Sunday in a snowmobile crash in Alaska. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sarah Palin has given more details on ...

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A patient’s guide to high-deductible health care plans

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Friday, March 11, 2016, 6:01 PM iofoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto Healthcare consumers today are facing a rapidly changing landscape. In the past, you could go to a provider and expect a $ 20 copay. Now, patients are absorbing the ...

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Harrison Ford tearfully reveals his daughter has epilepsy

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 10:02 PM Jim Spellman/WireImage Harrison Ford has revealed that his daughter suffers from epilepsy. At the NYU Langone Medical Center’s Find a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (a.k.a “FACES”), the actor ...

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Uterus transplant recipient excited for chance at pregnancy

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday, March 7, 2016, 7:35 PM Marvin Fong/AP Lindsey and her husband Blake stand with Cleveland Clinic medical staff as they announce Monday she was the nation’s first uterus transplant patient. CLEVELAND — The recipient of the ...

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Increase in people getting kidney stones is no passing fancy

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, March 7, 2016, 6:14 AM Dr. David Samadi says more people than ever are getting kidney stones, including children, women and African Americans, who in the past were not considered high risk. A recently published ...

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Inside the Push to Restore Literacy for the Blind

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, February 29, 2016, 11:55 AM For Elijah Hedgemond, his Braille books are a lifeline. “It’s helpful to learn Braille. For me, I can’t read print,” the 15-year-old said from his desk at the New York ...

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Two of three candidates in Tennessee county race die

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 9:03 PM Robert Ledford Funeral Home  Margaret Seward, 54, would have been declared the winner Tuesday, but died the same day of a heart attack. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — By the time the votes ...

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Spotify, NYC doc create perfect playlist for giving birth

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, March 3, 2016, 9:00 AM iStockPhotos It has a good beat and you can push to it. A Manhattan OB-GYN has teamed up with Spotify, the music streaming service, to deliver the perfect playlist for ...

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Woman dies after mistaking cancer for pulled muscle

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 8:38 AM A British woman died just months after she mistook the aggressive skin cancer that made her shoulder ache for a simple pulled muscle.   Clare Daly was diagnosed with malignant ...

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