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Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:09:43 GMT2018-01-17T05:09:43Z

Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel....

WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:48:38 GMT2018-01-16T20:48:38Z

SAO PAULO (AP) -- The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it now considers all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, recommending that all international visitors to the state be vaccinated....

CVS Pharmacy promises to end touchups of its beauty images

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:06:49 GMT2018-01-15T22:06:49Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Pharmacy giant CVS said it will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products....

Inmate convicted of giving fatal buttocks injection dies

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 04:13:31 GMT2018-01-16T04:13:31Z

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi inmate convicted of giving fatal and illicit silicone buttocks injections to a woman has died at age 58....

Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive in Punjab province

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:27:23 GMT2018-01-16T10:27:23Z

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) -- A Pakistani health official says a special anti-polio drive has been launched in the country's eastern Punjab province....

Measles kills dozens of children in Indonesia's Papua

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:14:17 GMT2018-01-16T11:14:17Z

JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesian authorities are struggling to contain a months-long outbreak of measles in easternmost Papua province that has killed dozens of children....

Medicaid work mandate will create uncertainty in some states

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 10:45:59 GMT2018-01-14T10:45:59Z

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Republicans this past week began to realize their long-held goal of requiring certain adults to work, get job training or perform community service in exchange for getting health coverage through Medicaid....

Recall of French baby milk products extended to 83 countries

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 14:03:38 GMT2018-01-14T14:03:38Z

PARIS (AP) -- The head of French dairy company Lactalis says that a recall of baby milk products because of a salmonella scare has been extended to 83 countries from around 30....

Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 02:08:27 GMT2018-01-13T02:08:27Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the season appears to already be peaking....