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Sleep problems cost billions

Insomnia and sleep apnoea are turning us into major health service consumers, causing us to be less productive at work, and may even lead to serious accidents.

Nov 01, 2012
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Teens increasingly abuse prescription painkillers

Today's teens and young people are abusing prescription painkillers more than any other age group or any other youth in history.  Availability of these drugs from their parents' medicine cabinets may be to blame, according ...

Oct 19, 2012
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Use of more costly diabetes medications varies widely

(HealthDay)—Even within an integrated Veterans Affairs (VA) system with a uniform national formulary and established criteria for drug use, there is substantial variation in the use of thiazolidinediones and long-acting ...

Oct 12, 2012
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