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Feds announce nationwide health care fraud sweeps

Health care fraud sweeps across the country have led to charges against 243 people, including doctors, nurses and pharmacy owners accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid, the government announced Thursday.

Jun 18, 2015
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On the road to needle-free medicine

Needle injections have been around since 1657 and remain a key delivery method for many drugs, including vaccines that have prevented countless illnesses. But for patients that require daily pricks or for people in remote ...

Jun 17, 2015
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Sunscreen confusion may burn shoppers

Consumers may need more help navigating the sunscreen aisle. A new Northwestern Medicine study found that many people seem to be confused by sunscreen terminology.

Jun 17, 2015
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US bans 'unsafe' trans fats in food (Update)

Artificial trans fats found in everything from margarine to cookies and frozen pizzas are not safe to eat and must be removed from food in the next three years, US regulators said Tuesday.

Jun 16, 2015
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