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FDA clears nerve stimulator for opioid withdrawal symptoms

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday cleared for use an electrical nerve stimulator designed to reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. The device, made by privately held Innovative Health Solutions In

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Doctors claim baby's 2015 death was caused by marijuana overdose

Two poison control doctors who listed an 11-month-old boy’s cause of death as damage to his heart muscle claim that it was brought on by ingesting marijuana. Doctors Thomas Nappe and Christopher Hoyte, who publishe

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Colorado arms K-9 units with life-saving opioid antidote

Colorado law enforcement agents across the state were outfitted with 4,000 kits of Narcan on Wednesday amid an uptick in the amount of K-9 units exposed to dangerous opioids while on the job. The move follows similar pro

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First CTE diagnosis on living NFL player confirmed by autopsy, report shows

Doctors were successfully able to diagnose a living person with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a first for the field of medical research, according to a recently published article. The findings, released in t

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Toddler's grilled cheese death prompts change in NYC emergency protocol

The tragic death of a toddler who died after allegedly eating grilled cheese that cause a severe allergic reaction at a preschool has prompted New York City officials to implement a new protocol: call 911 during medical

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Would you use an internet recipe to make your own prescription drugs?

Imagine a world in which you produce the prescription medicine you need right inside your home.   With the push of a button, a machine synthesizes your blood pressure medication, without a trip to the pharmacy