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Former President Jimmy Carter Enters Hospital for Surgery

Former President Jimmy Carter Enters Hospital for Surgery

By Jay Reeves and Shameka Dudley-Lowe | Nov 12
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was going into surgery Tuesday morning at Emory University Hospital to relieve pressure on his brain, his spokeswoman said.

How Germany Averted An Opioid Crisis

How Germany Averted An Opioid Crisis

By Shefali Luthra | Nov 11
Unlike in the United States, where these pills are commonly dispensed after surgeries and medical procedures, opioids have never emerged as a front-line medical treatment in Germany.

Besieged in Portland, Oregon, Paramedics Get Defense Training

Besieged in Portland, Oregon, Paramedics Get Defense Training

By Gillian Flaccus | Nov 11
A rash of attacks in Portland, Oregon, have occured as the city responds to a growing number of 911 calls for patines in mental health or drug-related crises.

As States With Legal Weed Embrace Vaping Bans, Black-Market Risks Linger

As States With Legal Weed Embrace Vaping Bans, Black-Market Risks Linger

By Will Stone | Nov 9
Cannabis shops around Washington state are now required to hang signs warning customers of "severe lung injuries" and "deaths" associated with vaping.

Recovery Unplugged Takes On the Opioid Epidemic

Recovery Unplugged Takes On the Opioid Epidemic

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 8
The opioid epidemic is hitting the LGBTQ community hard. Fortunately, Recovery Unplugged offers an innovative treatment option that harnesses the power of music.

More Than 2,000 Diagnosed in U.S. in Vaping Illness Outbreak

More Than 2,000 Diagnosed in U.S. in Vaping Illness Outbreak

By Mike Stobbe | Nov 8
New government figures show more than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with vaping illnesses in the still-unsolved U.S. outbreak.

Warren Health Plan Departs From U.S. 'Social Insurance' Idea

Warren Health Plan Departs From U.S. 'Social Insurance' Idea

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 8
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plan to pay for "Medicare for All" without raising taxes on the middle class departs from how the U.S. has traditionally financed bedrock social insurance programs.

If Power Outages Are California's New Normal, What About Home Medical Needs?

If Power Outages Are California's New Normal, What About Home Medical Needs?

By Mark Kreidler | Nov 7
Hardened by experience of shut-offs imposed by their utility company, many residents of this region ? and others up and down the state ? have concluded they must prepare for future power cuts.

Same-Sex Couple Told They 'Don't Deserve Children' After Promoting Flu Shot on Instagram

Same-Sex Couple Told They 'Don't Deserve Children' After Promoting Flu Shot on Instagram

Nov 7
A new BuzzFeed article reveals a same-sex couple on Instagram received threatening messages after partnering with Walgreens for their "FluFighters" vaccination ad campaign.

U.S. Health Officials Link Childhood Trauma to Adult Illness

U.S. Health Officials Link Childhood Trauma to Adult Illness

Nov 7
U.S. health officials estimate that millions of cases of heart disease and other illnesses are linked to abuse and other physical and psychological harm suffered early in life.

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