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Trump administration proposes production quota cuts for six opioids 3:33pm EDT

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The Trump administration on Thursday proposed that U.S. drugmakers cut production quotas of the six most abused opioids by 10 percent next year to fight a nationwide addiction crisis. | Video

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Diet guidance could slow kidney disease, cut costs

(Reuters Health) - Patients with chronic kidney disease could slow the progression of their illness and delay dialysis through nutrition therapy, according to a new article in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

3:32pm EDT

Japan's Eisai gains U.S. approval for liver cancer treatment

Japan's Eisai Co Ltd on Thursday received U.S. approval for a therapy for previously untreated patients with a common form of liver cancer, paving the way for multibillion dollar sales.

Japan 3:30pm EDT

No handshakes, no helmets in eastern Congo city preparing for Ebola

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo A mobile blood-testing lab. Hand-washing stations on street corners. Motorcycle taxi drivers forbidden from sharing spare helmets. If Ebola is coming, the city of Goma in eastern Congo wants to be ready.

Congo 1:23pm EDT
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Weight-loss surgery linked to better job prospects

(Reuters Health) - Obese adults who get surgery to lose weight may have an easier time getting a full-time job than they would without these operations, a French study suggests.

2:57pm EDT