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  • Drugs.com - Daily MedNews 7:00 am on 2019/09/20 Permalink  

    Health Tip: Controllable Stroke Risk Factors 


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    -- More than 750,000 people have a stroke each year in the United States, says Cleveland Clinic. But as many as half of all strokes are preventable, the clinic says. Risk factors that are under all or partial control include: High blood...
     
  • Drugs.com - Daily MedNews 7:00 am on 2019/09/20 Permalink  

    Health Tip: Hurricane Readiness 


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    -- An important part of hurricane readiness is collecting supplies that will help keep your family safe, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Before a hurricane, the CDC suggests that you: Prepare an emergency water...
     
  • Drugs.com - Daily MedNews 4:09 pm on 2019/09/19 Permalink  

    Hysterectomy Procedure Tied to Worse Cancer Outcomes 


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    THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 -- Women who must have their uterus removed should be wary of a procedure called uncontained uterine power morcellation, Yale University researchers warn. This once common surgical option for hysterectomy or myomectomy...
     
  • Drugs.com - Daily MedNews 2:00 pm on 2019/09/19 Permalink  

    Opioid Prescriptions for Eye Surgery Patients Surge 


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    THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 -- Though eye surgery has gotten easier for patients, the percentage who filled an opioid prescription after an eye operation tripled between 2000 and 2014, a new study reports. "This really is surprising, given that there...
     
  • Drugs.com - Daily MedNews 2:00 pm on 2019/09/19 Permalink  

    Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Rise to 530 Across 38 States: CDC 


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    THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 -- The number of confirmed or suspected severe lung illnesses linked to vaping has leapt to 530 cases across 38 states and the Virgin Islands, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. There have also been seven confirmed...
     
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