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Health Canada warns against modifying vape pens amid two deaths, spreading illness in U.S.

Health Canada says people who vape should get medical attention right away if they’re worried their electronic cigarettes are harming them. The federal department says there is no sign in Canada of an affliction reported in as many as 25 American states that seems to be linked to vaping, but it is monitoring the situation.… Read More »

Biden keeps up attacks against ‘Medicare for all’

HANOVER, New Hampshire — Joe Biden derided the healthcare proposals of his 2020 Democratic primary opponents while also taking aim at President Trump for trying to gut his former boss’s signature healthcare law. “The future of healthcare one of the biggest issues in this election,” the former vice president and Delaware senator said Friday, speaking… Read More »

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them.

A judicial ruling this month that will stop questionable stem-cell treatments at a clinic in Florida is widely seen as a warning to a flourishing industry that has attracted huge numbers of patients, who pay thousands of dollars for unproven, risky procedures. But with little regulatory oversight for the hundreds of clinics operating these lucrative… Read More »

Vaccine shows lasting effects against fentanyl addiction in rats

A vaccine that combines a fentanyl antigen with a tetanus toxoid has been shown to reduce fentanyl choices and increase food choices with effects lasting several months in rats. These results suggest that the vaccine may not only decrease dangerous drug-taking behavior, but can also increase behaviors maintained by healthier non-drug alternatives. The findings are… Read More »

Drug May Be Safer Option Against Repeat Stroke

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Taking the blood thinner Pletal (cilostazol) with either aspirin or clopidogrel (best known as Plavix) lowers stroke patients’ risk of a subsequent stroke better than taking aspirin or clopidogrel alone, a new study finds. The Japanese study was funded by Pletal’s maker, Otsuka… Read More »