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HEALTHWATCH: FDA might tighten reins on Vicodin

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For the millions of patients across the nation who rely on Vicodin for relief from severe pain, the new rules could sharply restrict the number of pills they can get and drastically increase the number of doctor visits necessary to get them. Many patients who can now get a six-month supply would need to visit their doctors every 30 days to renew a prescription. Full story...
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FDA requires lower doses for sleep medications

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The Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of Ambien and similar sleeping pills to lower the dosage of their drugs, based on studies suggesting patients face a higher risk of injury due to morning drowsiness. Full story...
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Great workouts using items in your own home

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video Exercise on a dime! A personal trainer shows Good Morning Carolina anchor Ashley Jacobs how to get a full gym workout using items you already have at home Full story...
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FDA issues sweeping new food safety rules

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The Food and Drug Administration is proposing the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens. Full story...
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Baby reaches out of the womb to touch doctor

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video As any mother can tell you, giving birth can be a blur. But every so often a picture brings it into crystal-clear focus and one image is getting a lot of attention online. Full story...
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