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Young moms-to-be linked to greater stroke risks

Young moms-to-be linked to greater stroke risks Researchers look closely at the link between age, pregnancy and stroke If you’re pregnant and under age 35, you could have a higher risk of stroke during and after your pregnancy compared to your non-pregnant counterparts, according to a new study published in JAMA Neurology.
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‘Special K’ for depression?

‘Special K’ for depression? ‘Special K’ for depression? FDA considers party drug for treatment  If you suffer from major depression, it’s possible your doctor might prescribe the party drug known as “Special K,” or ketamine, to help you. In August, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) classified ketamine as a drug that…
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Fentanyl: Dangerous potential for abuse

Fentanyl: Dangerous potential for abuse Reports of possible fentanyl-related drug overdoses in Austin prompt a deeper look into this powerful opioid drug. Fentanyl is a potent prescription drug used to treat people with chronic pain or long-lasting pain conditions including some forms of cancer. It also helps ease pain in cases…
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