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White House: True cost of opioid epidemic


WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or roughly half a trillion dollars....

APNewsBreak: Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states


A prominent neurologist, already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic, is facing a growing number of accusations that he preyed on especially vulnerable pain patients at medical facilities in three states, using his impressive reputation as a healer to trap women in long-term doctor-patient relationships marked by abuse....

European cities battle fiercely for top agencies leaving UK


BRUSSELS (AP) -- Brexit is still well over year away but two European cities on Monday will already be celebrating Britain's departure from the European Union....

Higher premiums for outpatient coverage for many on Medicare


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Higher monthly premiums for outpatient coverage await many Medicare beneficiaries next year, the government says. The additional expense will eat away at an increase in their Social Security checks....

MSF says it can't deliver live-saving aid to Yemen capital


CAIRO (AP) -- International aid group Doctors Without Borders says it has not been able to deliver live-saving medical and humanitarian assistance to the people in dire need in the Yemeni capital because of a blockade by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels....