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  • Ovarian cancer: The earlier you detect it, the better

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 20,000 women in the U.S. are ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • A cure for what ails you: healthier living

    I work with some very dedicated and caring medical professionals, and our organization as a whole has been recognized for quality care in many areas. ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • FDA calls for overdose app

    Hoping to reduce the death toll in the nation’s epidemic of opioid drug use, the Food and Drug Admin ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • MDs strengthen advice against codeine for kids’ coughs, pain

    CHICAGO (AP) – The American Academy of Pediatrics has strengthened its warnings about prescribing co ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 9:26 pm
  • Morrison Community Hospital offers superior skilled nursing care

    It’s important for patients to know they have a choice for skilled nursing care once their inpatient hospitalization stay is completed.  Skilled nursi ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Sorry, kids, it's shots this year

    WASHINGTON – Kids may get more of a sting from flu vaccination this fall: Doctors are gearing up to ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Express yourself: Coax your genes into helping you live healthier

    I recently read an article that described genetics as a recipe that tells your cells how to make the proteins that are essential to every aspect of yo ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen

    The maker of EpiPens will start selling a cheaper, generic version of the emergency allergy shots as ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Study: Playing with sports concussion doubles recovery time

    CHICAGO (AP) – Continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and l ...
    Aug. 28, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Mylan won't budge on EpiPen price hike, but boosts payment assistance

    The maker of EpiPens offered patients more help to pay for its costly emergency allergy shots but di ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 10:27 pm
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