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Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication save lives? Or does it trade one addiction for another?...

Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold at a Northern California gas station has killed one man and left at least nine other people hospitalized, health officials said Monday....

$400 billion price tag for California single-payer bill

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A California bill that would eliminate health insurance companies and provide government-funded health coverage for everyone in the state would cost $400 billion and require significant tax increases, legislative analysts said Monday....




The Latest: US 'disappointed' Taiwan not at WHO assembly
GENEVA (AP) -- The Latest on the annual World Health Assembly in Geneva (all times local):...

Diagnostic equipment thieves hit 3 more hospitals in Greece
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Authorities in Greece say unidentified thieves are stealing vital medical diagnostic equipment from the country's austerity-battered hospitals....

Taiwanese minister: China is playing politics with health
GENEVA (AP) -- Taiwan's health minister on Monday accused China of playing politics with health after Taiwan was blocked from taking part in the annual meeting of the governing body of the World Health Organization for the first time since 2008....

Research shows aggressive treatment of sepsis can save lives
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it's time they learn....

Senate Republicans quietly working on health overhaul bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Remember the Republican health care bill?...

French AIDS drama earns best reviews yet at Cannes Film fest
CANNES, France (AP) -- "120 Beats Per Minute," a French AIDS drama with a full heart and a pounding rhythm, debuted at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday and quickly joined the shortlist of favorites for the festival's coveted Palme d'Or prize....


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