THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A close look at U.S. congressional districts has yielded new information about the opioid crisis: The highest rates of prescriptions for opioid painkillers are in the Southeast, Appalachia and the rural West.
Focusing on prescribing rates for opioids like Oxycontin in congressional districts ... Full Page
THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced last week that certain brands of blood pressure medicines contained a carcinogen and were being recalled, many patients may wonder what's next for their cardiovascular care.
The FDA said it mandated the recall because valsartan medicines f... Full Page
THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- An adrenaline shot can restart your heart if it suddenly stops beating, but a new trial shows that chances are you might not return to much of a life if you survive.
People who suffered cardiac arrest and were resuscitated with adrenaline had an almost doubled risk of severe brain damage, res... Full Page
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