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California judge sides with drug companies in opioid lawsuit

(HealthDay)—A California judge has ruled against local governments that sued drug companies for billions of dollars to recover their costs of dealing with the opioid epidemic. In a tentative ruling issued Monday, Orange County Superior Court Judge Peter Wilson rejected the plaintiffs’ claims the companies used deceptive marketing to increase unnecessary prescriptions of opioid painkillers, […]

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What Dr. Fauci Did Before He Became Famous

Pool/Getty Images By Hope Campbell/Sept. 6, 2021 11:23 am EDT Dr. Anthony Fauci became a household name in 2020 when he became what many thought of as the voice of reason in the Donald Trump administration regarding COVID-19. Perhaps that was because of his experience and expertise as an infectious disease doctor and his willingness to […]

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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Could statins help beat long-Covid?

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Could statins help beat long-Covid? It’s just one of the new treatments, along with a very low-calorie diet, being tested for a condition that affects 2million Britons There are some things you never fully appreciate until they are gone, such as your sense of smell and being able to walk upstairs without […]

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This Is When Dr. Fauci Thinks We Could See A Movie Without Masks

The country isn’t back to normal yet, but we’re slowly getting there. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently relaxed guidelines for people who are fully vaccinated, saying it’s okay for them to do certain activities maskless, provided they are around other fully vaccinated people. Wearing a face mask in public is still […]

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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Why spidery writing could mean liver disease

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Why spidery writing could mean you’ve got liver disease Signs of serious liver problems include tiredness, confusion, itchy skin and, according to the British Liver Trust, ‘writing which becomes difficult, spidery and small’, writes Dr Michael Mosley, pictured Large, the size of a rugby ball, rubbery and reddish-brown in colour, your liver […]