Many Drugstores Misinform on Disposal of Unused Meds

TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — “Secret shoppers” calling California drugstores to find out how to dispose of unneeded antibiotics and opioid painkillers were given bogus information more than half the time, a new study finds.
Even fewer stores provided…
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Opioid-Meth Habit Particularly Hard to Break

TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — Opioid addiction is tough enough to beat, but new research shows that having an accompanying methamphetamine habit may make quitting far more difficult.
For the study, researchers looked at 799 people receiving opioid…
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Stomach Cancer Appears Different in Younger Patients

TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — Stomach cancer among many people under 60 appears more deadly than when it occurs to older people, a new study finds.
This new form of cancer is genetically different from other stomach cancer and grows and spreads faster….
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Experimental Drug Could Be New Option Against Arthritis

TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — A new drug might be able to save a person’s knees from the ravages of osteoarthritis, researchers report.
People taking the drug, code named MIV-711, had less bone and cartilage loss than others given a placebo.
“We know…
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Yoga May Bring a Brain Boost, Review Shows

TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — Looking for a way to improve your memory, gain control over your emotions, and boost your ability to multitask?
A new brain scan study may be just the incentive you need to put yoga at the top of your New Years’ to-do…
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Love Hacks to Boost Wedded Bliss

TUESDAY, Dec. 31, 2019 — Roughly 40% to 50% of married couples ultimately split up, according to theAmerican Psychological Association. But Northwestern University professorEliFinkelsaysthe best marriages are actuallybetter than ever.
How do you…
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Health Highlights: Dec. 31, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Bernie Sanders’ Health Fine for Presidency, His Doctors Say
Would-be Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders experienced “modest heart…
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