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Eye doctors warn about costume contacts ahead of Halloween

Think twice before glamming up your Halloween costume with anything wacky on or near your eyes. Read more



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She asked for a drug to treat her miscarriage. The pharmacist refused to give it to her because of his religion

Rachel Peterson was already having a tough time of it when she called a supermarket chain's pharmacy to get a prescription filled. Read more

Religious pharmacist refuses to dispense drug

Following a voided pregnancy, a Michigan woman was refused drug treatment by a pharmacist for her miscarriage. CNN affiliate WXMI reports. Read more

Eye doctors warn about costume contacts ahead of Halloween

Think twice before glamming up your Halloween costume with anything wacky on or near your eyes. Read more

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As Billions In Tax Dollars Flow To Private Medicaid Plans, Who’s Minding The Store?

Insurance companies profit from government contracts but are subject to little oversight of how they spend the money or care for patients. The expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act has only exacerbated the problem. Read more

Can this app help China's forgotten cancer sufferers?

For Cao Ruizhe, the life or death drama of her fight with cancer plays out in a small windowless room. Read more

Veteran battling suicidal thoughts opens horse ranch to help military families

October in Georgia is when summer finally gives way to fall and the atmosphere paces itself like a perfectly curated air conditioner. One recent Saturday morning, on a rural property in Fortson, the sound of children laughing and playing could be heard between the occasional horse's neigh. Read more

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The 25 states with the most credit card fraud

Credit card fraud is at an all-time high. Read more

Want to live to age 100? Work less, rest more

The number of hours you log at work each week can have a significant impact on your health and your longevity — especially if you overwork. Read more

These states have the highest rates of breast cancer

See which states have the highest, and lowest, breast cancer incidence rates. Read more

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The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts: Antibiotics offer an alternative for simple appendicitis

Q: A friend was recently treated with antibiotics for appendicitis. I thought appendicitis required an operation. A: For more than 100 years, appendicitis was considered an emergency that required immediate surgery to remove the appendix. Read more

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Cellulite can't be completely eliminated, but some treatments may reduce its appearance

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is dry brushing effective for getting rid of cellulite? What about creams with caffeine? Is there anything else that works? Read more

Joint replacement expert: Exercisers in their 40s and 50s should 'agercise' their workouts

Courtesy of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "It's a wake-up call," said Robert Klapper, M.D., co-director of the Cedars-Sinai Joint Replacement Program. "It's your body whispering rather than shouting at you." Read more