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Acetaminophen may not relieve back pain

Doctors often suggest taking acetaminophen for low back pain relief. But according to a new study, the popular painkiller isn’t any more effective in alleviating an aching back than letting the pain naturally subside.

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India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth

Now that's a mouthful. Doctors in India remove 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy.

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Train like a lady lumberjack

Shana Verstegen started logrolling when she was 7.

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New abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.

On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a drug combining the…

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McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

McDonald's is standing by a troubled supplier, even after allegations the company processed tainted and expired meat in China.

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Michigan family's nightmare turns into dream

She was an average little girl until a near death experience changed her life.

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Fake applicants got Affordable Care Act subsidies

Nearly a dozen fake applicants were able to obtain coverage subsidies under the Affordable Care Act during undercover testing of enrollment controls, a government watchdog said.

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CDC lab chief resigns after anthrax incident

The head of the bioterrorism lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.

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Anti-gravity treadmill helps seniors stay safe, fit

A NASA-engineered piece of equipment is giving some patients their legs, and their lives, back.

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Avoid the rush! Some ERs are taking appointments

In an era of increased competition driven by the nation's health law, hospitals around the country are hoping online ER appointments will help attract patients anxious to avoid long waits in a crowded and often chaotic environment.

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