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Using light under your skin

Using light under your skin

Teens get high on painkillers

Teens get high on painkillers

Aging population correlates with a switch from acute infectious diseases to chronic diseases as the major cause of morbidity and mortality

Aging population correlates with a switch from acute infectious diseases to chronic diseases as the major cause of morbidity and mortality

Rare surgery performed to remove pancreas, prevent diabetes and ease pain of chronic pancreatitis

Rare surgery performed to remove pancreas, prevent diabetes and ease pain of chronic pancreatitis

Suicide link with epilepsy drugs examined

Suicide link with epilepsy drugs examined

Canada approves use of cannabis spray for MS sufferers

Canada approves use of cannabis spray for MS sufferers

Arthritis medications (methotrexate and leflunomide) commonly used in adults are safe and effective in children

Arthritis medications (methotrexate and leflunomide) commonly used in adults are safe and effective in children

Men estimate men's risks of common disorders higher than women do, and vice versa

Men estimate men's risks of common disorders higher than women do, and vice versa

NSAIDs okay for tonsillectomy, new study finds

NSAIDs okay for tonsillectomy, new study finds

Combination chemotherapy shows small survival benefit in advanced stomach cancer

Combination chemotherapy shows small survival benefit in advanced stomach cancer

Prisoners executed by lethal injection in the US may have experienced awareness and unnecessary suffering because they were not properly sedated

Prisoners executed by lethal injection in the US may have experienced awareness and unnecessary suffering because they were not properly sedated

Drug that reduces the pain of fibromyalgia and improves sleep

Drug that reduces the pain of fibromyalgia and improves sleep

Getting coronary bypass patients back on their feet sooner

Getting coronary bypass patients back on their feet sooner

Faster, more accurate diagnostic test for Sjogren's syndrome

Faster, more accurate diagnostic test for Sjogren's syndrome

Study predicted cardiovascular risk of Cox-2 inhibitors

Study predicted cardiovascular risk of Cox-2 inhibitors

Bextra withdrawn from market, strong warnings on popular painkillers

Bextra withdrawn from market, strong warnings on popular painkillers

Novel human kidney protein called renalase that regulates both heart contraction and blood pressure

Novel human kidney protein called renalase that regulates both heart contraction and blood pressure

Three out of every four adults over age 50 use some kind of alternative medicine

Three out of every four adults over age 50 use some kind of alternative medicine

Mothers' poor health revealed in new study

Mothers' poor health revealed in new study

ARC Pharmaceuticals granted new U.S. patent

ARC Pharmaceuticals granted new U.S. patent