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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job.

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Osteopathic Physicians Expected To Increase Due To Health Law

09/09/2014 – 8:55 AM |
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By Michael Ollove

Recent reforms in American health care weren’t designed with osteopathic medicine in mind. It only seems that way.
The emphasis on “patient-centered care”—the idea that …

Doctors Want Courts To Reconsider Florida Gun Law

09/03/2014 – 11:35 AM | 19 Comments
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By Brad Broker
In their defense of the Second Amendment, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has managed to strip physicians of their First Amendment rights.
That’s the …

Federal Judge Halts Texas Restriction On Abortion

09/02/2014 – 12:44 AM |

By Carrie Feibel, KUHF
In a highly anticipated ruling, a federal judge in Austin struck down part of a Texas law that would have required all abortion clinics in …

Let Them Sleep! Doctors Say Teens Need Later School Start Time

08/25/2014 – 11:36 PM |
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Have you ever wondered why elementary school students — who are awake and watching television by 6AM — don’t start school until 8:45AM while their …

Study: Medical Marijuana Decreases Drug Overdose Deaths

08/25/2014 – 4:01 PM | 2 Comments
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By Brad Broker
The legalization of medical marijuana has led to a decrease in drug overdose deaths, according to a new study.
Chronic pain is so common …

E-Cigs Can Help Smokers Quit, But Heart Assoc. Still Worries About Youths

08/25/2014 – 12:36 PM | 2 Comments

By Alan Lyndon
E-cigs are booming and more research and regulation is needed — quickly — before a new generation becomes addicted or potentially harmed, according …