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  • New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

    New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:42:10 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:54:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen, also known as Percocet, in New York. Health data firm IQVIA's Institute for Human Data Science released a report ...(AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen, also known as Percocet, in New York. Health data firm IQVIA's Institute for Human Data Science released a report ...
    New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017.More >>
    New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017.More >>
  • Anti-abortion politicians push efforts to prosecute women

    Anti-abortion politicians push efforts to prosecute women

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:25:19 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:38:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...(AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.More >>
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.More >>
  • US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

    US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:02:07 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:38:25 GMT
    US panel says a medicine made from the marijuana plant should be approved to treat severe epileptic seizures in children.More >>
    US panel says a medicine made from the marijuana plant should be approved to treat severe epileptic seizures in children.More >>
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