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  • Health Watch: Adults and ADHD

    Health Watch: Adults and ADHD

    Friday, March 14 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-03-14 13:43:09 GMT
    The number of adults  in the U.S. taking adhd medicine has doubled over the past 4 years.
    The number of adults  in the U.S. taking adhd medicine has doubled over the past 4 years.
  • What's in and out under new federal school food rules

    What's in and out under new federal school food rules

    Thursday, June 27 2013 11:50 AM EDT2013-06-27 15:50:23 GMT
    Here are some examples of what could be in and out under new federal rules that aim to make school food healthier, provided the items meet or don't meet all of the requirements.
    Here are some examples of what could be in and out under new federal rules that aim to make school food healthier, provided the items meet or don't meet all of the requirements.
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    Plan B Over The Counter for 15 Year Olds

    Plan B Over The Counter for 15 Year Olds

    Wednesday, May 1 2013 7:21 AM EDT2013-05-01 11:21:35 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a surprise twist to the decade-plus effort to ease access to morning-after pills, the government is lowering the age limit to 15 for one brand -- Plan B One-Step -- and will let it
    In a surprise twist to the decade-plus effort to ease access to morning-after pills, the government is lowering the age limit to 15 for one brand -- Plan B One-Step -- and will let it be sold over the counter.
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  • Saudi Arabia reports 2 more deaths from MERS virus

    Saudi Arabia reports 2 more deaths from MERS virus

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:15:01 GMT
    Saudi Arabia's health ministry says two more patients who became infected with a Middle East virus related to SARS have died, and that 13 others have contracted the virus.
    Saudi Arabia's health ministry says two more patients who became infected with a Middle East virus related to SARS have died, and that 13 others have contracted the virus.
  • Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines

    Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:14:59 GMT
    Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
    Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
  • Technology group to decide Cover Oregon's future

    Technology group to decide Cover Oregon's future

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-04-24 06:35:57 GMT
    A technology committee is poised to make a final recommendation for the future of Cover Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange.
    After weeks of deliberation, a committee is poised to make a final recommendation Thursday on what to do with Oregon's botched health insurance exchange portal.
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