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“Good” Cholesterol Can Be Bad for Your Heart

HDL—the so-called “good” cholesterol—sometimes goes rogue and clogs arteries instead of keeping them healthy, according to a groundbreaking new study.  Find out »

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Fighting Against Obesity: The FDA Suggests New Food Labels
Today, more than one-third of adults (35 percent) and 17 percent of youths are obese, and the estimated costs of obesity-related conditions—including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer—are estimated at over $200 billion per year.  More »

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Lawmaker Introduces Bill to End Routine Use of Antibiotics in Livestock
With limited federal action to reign in the routine use of antibiotics in livestock, a California legislator introduces a bill in hopes of keeping drug-resistant 'superbugs' in check.  More »

Cancer Survivors in the Dark for Next Step of Journey
Cancer survivors in the U.S. often lack discussions with their providers about survivorship care, but a new study suggests that physician training and improved coordination between providers could boost these talks about follow-up care.  More »

Reviewing the Options for Treating MS
Multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms vary widely among those with the disease. And that can complicate efforts to prescribe the right treatment for MS patients.  More »

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U.S. panel to take on rising prescription drug, heroin abuse
(Reuters) - A panel of the U.S. House of Representatives has scheduled a hearing for April 29 on a rising tide of prescription drug and heroin abuse in the United States. The House Energy and Commerce Committee "will review the growing conce...  More »

FDA proposes program to speed approval of medical devices
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday proposed speeding up medical device approvals for patients who have no other treatment options through a new program focused on earlier and more frequent interactions between companies and FDA staff...  More »

FDA proposes program for faster approval of medical devices
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed on Tuesday a more collaborative approach aimed at speeding up marketing approval for high-risk medical devices intended to treat patients with serious conditions that have no other treatme...  More »

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