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The Food and Drug Administration has accused the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company of using misleading advertising in its promotion of Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, saying the billboard, radio and television ads underplay serious risks to patients. The...
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Lawyers for an abortion doctor charged with murder under Maryland's fetal homicide law filed court papers Friday calling the statute illegal and saying that prosecutors are using the law to effectively ban the constitutionally protected medical...
Upon learning they are pregnant, most women dutifully nix the alcohol, sushi and caffeine. But what about antidepressants? Headlines about the potential risks of antidepressants on a developing fetus, including miscarriage, premature birth and newborn...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsIn recognition of Cervical Health Awareness Month, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is encouraging women to schedule their annual well-woman checkups. According to a 2010 report, approximately 17 percent of Kansas women aged 18 and...
Dialysis is a lifesaving treatment for those with kidney disorders. But during emergencies, particularly bad weather, sometimes patients don't want to go — or can't get to — their usual dialysis center. There are some steps patients can take...
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Deep down inside, we all know it: It's inevitable, this living, breathing, beautiful, multipart machine, the human body, is — at some point, somewhere — going to break down. We've all heard the warnings, the doctors' admonitions to get...
As a 17-year-old boy awaits trial on charges of impersonating a physician's assistant, Osceola Regional Medical Center has tightened hospital procedures that allowed the teen to treat patients, a state report released today shows. The Florida Agency...
Q13 FOX News ReporterQuestions have begun to arise as to why state officials ordered Charles and Braden Powell, ages 7 and 5, to regularly visit their father Josh's home, where authorities said he caused an explosion that killed the boys and himself. Now, the state is taking...
For millions of Americans, bagged salads are a miracle food, the perfect mix of health and convenience. Time-pressed cooks can rip open a bag and pour the leaves right into the bowl, reassured by the "triple-washed" label that some wondrous process has...
A dab of toothpaste has long been a favorite home remedy for clearing up pimples. But could it also cause them? Despite suspicions from some zit-stricken folks seeking answers on online advice forums, dermatologists say there's no reason to blame...
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Church officials and other religious-based groups are gearing up to fight an order by the Obama administration that they include birth control in employee health plans — a requirement some say could threaten the protection of other moral beliefs and...
The recent series of articles by Trine Tsouderos in the Los Angeles Times misrepresents the scientific contributions and future research agenda of the National Institutes of Health and its National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine ["New...
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