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Audit: Hospitals put Native Americans at risk with opioids

Government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, failing to follow their own protocols for prescribing and dispensing the drugs, according to a federal audit released Monday. The report […]

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UK’s top doctor calls for global health effort

Image caption Prof Dame Sally Davies said people should not be taken in by vaccine myths on social media Countries must work together to tackle global health risks, the outgoing UK Chief Medical Officer has […]

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Women ‘must be warned’ of breast implant illness

Image caption Naomi Macarthur says she began to suffer “the most horrific symptoms” Women having breast implants should be warned about a condition linked to chronic pain and extreme fatigue, the British Association of Aesthetic […]