On average, nearly 80 Americans, including at least two Virginians, die each day from an overdose of heroin or prescription drugs.
Nearly 75 percent of Americans are looking online for health information.
The side effects can involve disabling tendons, muscles, joints, nerves, and central nervous system.
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The agency released the long-awaited rules Thursday, which bring the burgeoning electronic cigarette industry under federal oversight.
Advocates argue a growing body of scientific literature supports the idea.
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8News is once again taking the lead this year for Alzheimer’s awareness.
The new recommendations come at a time that there is heightened awareness and focus on opioid use in the nation.
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Florence Cooper Smith said she was just a child when picked up a medical journal and first read the three words ‘Sickle Cell Anemia.’
This leafy green packs a punch with nutrients, including iron, calcium and vitamins A, B6, C, E and K.