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Doctor Writes Phony Oxy Prescriptions: Authorities

State authorities said a North Jersey doctor conspired with a drug dealer and others to illegally distribute thousands of painkillers by writing fraudulent prescriptions for people he never treated. »


Pharmacies Running Out of Cold Medicine

Both small pharmacies and big chains are running low on cold and flu medicine because so many people are sick. Specifically, there's been a shortage of cough syrup with codeine. »


Teens Not Vaccinated for Measles Barred From SoCal School

Twenty students who have not been vaccinated against the measles are not be allowed on the campus of Huntington Beach High School for three weeks after a possible exposure to the virus, officials confirmed... »


Healthy Foods in Day Cares

The Federal Government wants to change what your child can eat at day care, which would include more healthy options. If they don't get their way, they could hold back funding from those day cares. »

E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

A new study suggests that formaldehyde levels in e-cigarettes may be five to 15 times higher than in regular cigarettes, NBC News reported. »

Philanthropist Gives $50M to CHOP

A Philadelphia philanthropist is giving $50 million to the city's renowned children's hospital. »

Pope: Catholics Don't Have to Breed 'Like Rabbits'

Pope Francis is firmly upholding church teaching banning contraception, but said Monday that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" and should instead practice "responsible parenting." »


Sick Traveler Flying From Africa Taken to Hospital

A nurse who spent the last several days in a New Jersey hospital isolation room after returning from an Ebola assignment in West Africa is being discharged Monday, the state Health Department said in a... »


Dirt May Help Kill 'Super Bugs'

Researchers are looking into a new antibiotic found in soil located in Maine that may be able to kill resistant infections like MRSA and Tuberculosis. »

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