Medications

Fewer U.S. kids overdosing on opioids

(HealthDay)—The number of U.S. kids who overdose on prescription painkillers each year may be declining—but the incidents remain a major public health problem, new research says.

Diabetes

Diabetes in Chinese adults linked to 9 years' loss of life

Among adults in China, those with diabetes diagnosed in middle age lose, on average, nine years of life compared with those without diabetes, according to new research published in the January 17 issue of JAMA.

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