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The Difficult Choices: Opioids And The Quest For Less Addictive Drugs

Vicodin, OxyContin and similar drugs are widely used for bad backs, severe arthritis, damaged nerves and other woes.

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Fits to a ‘Tee’: Golf Is Becoming An Affordable Sport

Since 2008, more private courses have closed than opened, but Fry said the golf industry is responding in several ways, including gym-golf course hybrids, various golf-related spin-off games and the potential for shorter courses to cater to busy players.

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Dispelling Myths: Enjoy Summer Days While Preserving Your Skin

As many begin to spend long summer days outside, it’s crucial to have the right information about skin protection and the dangers of sun exposure.

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‘BE FAST’ When It Comes To Stroke Can Save Your Life

In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Strokes, 80 percent of which are caused by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the brain, are medical emergencies that require immediate attention.

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Calif. GOP Rep. Nunes Could Pay Politically For ACA Repeal Vote

James McLelland was born with a rare form of dwarfism and spent his first nine months in the hospital connected to tubes, machines and monitors.

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Drug Coverage Denied By Medicare? How You Can Fight Back

Concerns about Medicare drug coverage are common: More seniors call the Medicare Rights Center’s national hotline about this topic each year than any other.

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