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A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New Oxycodone Pill Designed To Prevent Abuse

The FDA has approved an oxycodone pill designed to deter abuse.

07/30/2014

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Simple, Do-At-Home Test Could Save Your Life

A new, simple test that can be done at home might help save the lives of people with irregular heartbeats.

07/24/2014

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Study: That Workout Probably Wasn’t As Hard As It Felt

Even if you’re huffing and puffing through your morning run, you might not be working out as hard as you think.

06/13/2014

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Health: Mysterious Brain Illness Causes Terrifying Outbursts

One desperate family grabbed a video camera to document what was happening.

06/10/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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