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No need to go up a pant size this barbecue season
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Growth in global spending on medications will slow markedly over the next four years due to a slew of new low-cost generic drugs coming to pharmacies in the U.S. and other developed countries, along with slower increases in what those countries spend on brand-name drugs, according to a new forecast.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House staff is spilling details about Obama family life, from the first family's fitness regime to their eating habits.
Doctor critiques new Heart-Check Meal Certification Program
We're about to find out if there will be a way anytime soon to slow the course of Alzheimer's disease. Results are due within a month or so from key studies of two drugs that aim to clear the sticky plaque gumming up patients' brains.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The frequency of doctor-assisted euthanasia in the Netherlands has changed little since the longstanding practice was legalized in 2002, according to a new study.
Why both the quality and quantity of calories count.
Following trail of tiny iron filings, docs might observe heart changes, stem-cell treatments
These blunders can put your health and waistline at risk
WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting older doesn't just mean a risk for physical ailments like heart disease and bum knees: A new report finds as many as 1 in 5 seniors has a mental health or substance abuse problem.