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Meldonium: What Is It and Why Is It Banned From Olympics?

Meldonium: What Is It and Why Is It Banned From Olympics?

Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been charged with a doping offense at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Krushelnitsky, who won bronze in mixed doubles with his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova, tested positive... »

Flu Season Shows Signs of Leveling Off
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Flu Season Shows Signs of Leveling Off

This nasty flu season, which has been worsening for months, may finally be leveling off. Health officials on Friday said about 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was for fever, cough and other... »

Women Twice as Likely as Men to Have Depression, Survey Finds

Women Twice as Likely as Men to Have Depression, Survey Finds

Women are twice as likely as men to be depressed, a new survey finds. “Women were almost twice as likely as were men to have had depression,” the team at NCHS, part of the Centers for Disease Control and... »

Can Gene Therapy Be Harnessed to Fight the AIDS Virus?

Can Gene Therapy Be Harnessed to Fight the AIDS Virus?

For more than a decade, the strongest AIDS drugs could not fully control Matt Chappell's HIV infection. Now his body controls it by itself, and researchers are trying to perfect the gene editing that made... »

OxyContin Maker Will Stop Promoting Opioids to Doctors
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OxyContin Maker Will Stop Promoting Opioids to Doctors

The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin said it will stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors, bowing to a key demand of lawsuits that blame the company for helping trigger the current drug abuse... »

Penn State Students Raise $10.1 Million in Dance Marathon

Penn State Students Raise $10.1 Million in Dance Marathon

Hundreds of hardy Penn State students raised more than $10.1 million for pediatric cancer patients in the annual 46-hour dance marathon known as Thon. »

What Mental Health Experts Say to Kids About Shootings

What Mental Health Experts Say to Kids About Shootings

A community began mourning after a former student went on a deadly rampage and opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle Wednesday, killing at least 17 people, at a Florida high school, NBC News reported. »

Winners and Losers Under Medicare Drug Plan in Trump Budget
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Winners and Losers Under Medicare Drug Plan in Trump Budget

Some Medicare beneficiaries would face higher prescription drug costs under President Donald Trump's budget even as the sickest patients save thousands of dollars, a complex trade-off that may make it harder to... »

Local Doctor Changes the Organ Transplant Rules
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Local Doctor Changes the Organ Transplant Rules

Local doctor is changing the rules when it comes to organ transplant. NBC10's Erin Coleman has the story of Dr. Jerry McCauley »

On Drug Costs, Modest Steps Follow Trump's Big Promises

On Drug Costs, Modest Steps Follow Trump's Big Promises

President Donald Trump makes big promises to reduce prescription drug costs, but his administration is gravitating to relatively modest steps such as letting Medicare patients share in manufacturer... »

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