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CDC issues new prescription guidelines for opioids

(HealthDay)—A new advisory, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stresses that doctors—especially primary care physicians—should try to avoid prescription of opioids whenever possible. Two research ...

Mar 16, 2016
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Gallbladder

In vertebrates the gallbladder (cholecyst, gall bladder, Biliary Vesicle) is a small organ that aids mainly in fat digestion and concentrates bile produced by the liver. In humans the loss of the gallbladder is usually easily tolerated.

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