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09/16/2014 Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC
Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64
09/16/2014 Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa
World Health Organization warns threat grows by the day
09/16/2014 Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds
Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show
09/15/2014 Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study
Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems
09/15/2014 Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds
More than 11 million prescriptions may be unnecessary, researchers say
09/15/2014 American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back
Doctors at Nebraska hospital where Dr. Rick Sacra is being treated said he has eaten ice cream
09/12/2014 American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague
The hope is antibodies in the survivor's blood will help fight the often deadly virus in the recipient
09/11/2014 Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study
Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say
09/10/2014 Gates Foundation Gives $50M to Fight Ebola Outbreak in Africa
Meanwhile, two American aid workers infected in West Africa continue treatments at U.S. hospitals
09/10/2014 Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk
Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern
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