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Monday, Mar 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM EDT

Dentist Group Puts Teeth in Push to Curb Opioid Painkillers

Dentist Group Puts Teeth in Push to Curb Opioid Painkillers

The American Dental Association wants dentists to drastically cut back on prescribing opioid painkillers. The group on Monday said it is pressing for limiting prescriptions to a week and mandatory education for...

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 at 05:57 PM EDT

New Bill Would Ban Smoking While Walking on NYC Sidewalks

New Bill Would Ban Smoking While Walking on NYC Sidewalks

New York City smokers may have something else to grumble about in addition to $13 packs of cigarettes.

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 08:55 AM EDT

Kimmel Gets 1st Colonoscopy With Help from Couric

Kimmel Gets 1st Colonoscopy With Help from Couric

Katie Couric just took Jimmy Kimmel for his first colonoscopy. The late-night host shared the experience on Tuesday's episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Kimmel turned 50 in November, which is the recommended age...

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 12:48 PM EDT

New Male Birth Control Pill Is Safe, Researchers Say

New Male Birth Control Pill Is Safe, Researchers Say

The latest effort to come up with a male birth control pill has found a formulation that appears to be safe, researchers at the University of Washington said. NBC News reported that Stephanie Page and her team...

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 at 01:36 PM EDT

Judge Temporarily Blocks New Miss. 15-Week Abortion Ban

Judge Temporarily Blocks New Miss. 15-Week Abortion Ban

A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a new Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks' gestation — the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. The law took effect as soon as...

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 at 01:00 PM EDT

Docs Show Trump Admin.'s War to End Teen Pregnancy Program

Docs Show Trump Admin.'s War to End Teen Pregnancy Program

When the Trump administration abruptly canceled a federal teen pregnancy prevention program last year, it did so over the objections of career experts in the Department of Health and Human Services, according to...

Monday, Mar 19, 2018 at 05:40 PM EDT

Want to Avoid the Flu While Flying? Try a Window Seat

Want to Avoid the Flu While Flying? Try a Window Seat

Worried about catching a cold or the flu on an airplane? Get a window seat, and don't leave it until the flight is over. That's what some experts have been saying for years, and it's perhaps the best advice...

Friday, Mar 16, 2018 at 11:24 AM EDT

San Francisco Fertility Clinic Sued Over Embryo Tank Failure

San Francisco Fertility Clinic Sued Over Embryo Tank Failure

A San Francisco fertility clinic is facing two lawsuits over the possible destruction of thousands of frozen eggs and embryos in a storage tank that malfunctioned. A Sacramento-area couple, Jonathan and...

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 at 02:36 PM EDT

A Perfect Match: Husband Donates Kidney to Wife

A Perfect Match: Husband Donates Kidney to Wife

A man gave his wife the ultimate wedding anniversary present: his kidney. After the wife was diagnosed with a disease and found out she needed a kidney transplant, doctors determined that her husband was a...

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 at 01:38 PM EDT

Doctors Try Glowing Dyes to Find Hidden Cancers

Doctors Try Glowing Dyes to Find Hidden Cancers

It was an ordinary surgery to remove a tumor — until doctors turned off the lights and the patient's chest started to glow. A spot over his heart shined purplish pink. Another shimmered in a lung. They were...

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