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CHICAGO (CBS) — While doctors do prescribe opioids to fight pain, one Chicago surgeon is taking steps to ensure the highly-addictive medications don’t fall into the wrong hands with a new drug take-back program. 283 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) — While the holidays can really wear you out, if you’re feeling achy and tired, it could also be the flu.
And, according to CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez, just because you got a flu shot this year, you’re not necessarily immune. 267 more words
Nigeria, a country of about 180 million people has huge medical needs. From a slight headache to the rarest illness, there have been many calls for better investment in our health provision, health providers, and even our physical environment to ensure a strong, healthy populace, which translates to gains for the country instead of losses through illness and death. 192 more words
FALL RIVER (CBS) – Many people addicted to opioids are desperate to quit, but the drug has such a powerful hold over their bodies, they simply can’t fight the cravings. 443 more words
BOSTON (CBS) – A new report shows inadequate sleep could be making you fat.
Researchers in the United Kingdom found that adults who slept an average of 6 hours a night weighed more and had a waist circumference about an inch larger than those getting 9 hours of sleep a night. 185 more words