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Study Finds That Speeding Up Sepsis Care Can Save LivesMinutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it's time they learn.
States Ranked By Drug Use: Where Are The Problem Areas?All the states were ranked as far their drug use and law enforcements were concerned.
Eating Full-Fat Cheese Won't Raise Chance Of Heart Attack, Study FindsA long term study found that consuming dairy products does not raise the risk of a stroke or heart attack.
Energy Drinks Put Consumers With Heart Condition At Risk, Study FindsAccording to study, researchers found that energy drinks can trigger a potentially fatal heart condition for those who consume.
Obama Urges Congress to Show 'Courage' on Health CareFormer President Barack Obama, in his first public comments about the ongoing debate over his signature health care plan, implored members of Congress on Sunday to demonstrate...
The Latest: Trump Hails Health Care Win in HouseHe's noting that the party includes many different groups, from conservatives to more moderate Republicans, and that sometimes work at cross-purposes.
House OKs GOP Health Bill, a Step Toward Obamacare RepealRelieved Republicans muscled their health care bill through the House Thursday, taking their biggest step toward dismantling the Obama health care overhaul since Donald Trump took office. They won passage only after overcoming their own divisions that nearly sank the measure six weeks ago.
Dangerous Opioid Combo 'Gray Death' is Latest Mixing TrendIt's being called "gray death" — a new and dangerous opioid combo that underscores the ever-changing nature of the U.S. addiction crisis.
Could There Be An Exercise Pill? It's Possible, Study FindsResearchers have been testing the possibility of a pill that would increase stamina.
Powassan Virus: New, Deadly Tick Spread Disease Scaring DoctorsPowassan virus causes brain inflammation that leads to death in 10% of cases, and is carried by ticks.
Health Insurance Payment Glitch Overdrafts Bank AccountsA spokeswoman says an unknown number of Florida Blue health insurance customers were charged multiple times for their May premiums.
Overcoming Opioids: When Pills are a Hospital's Last ResortA car crash shattered Stuart Anders' thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers — he'd been addicted once before and panicked at the thought of relapsing.

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