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Trump administration proposes production quota cuts for six opioids Aug 17 2018

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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World's top pork firm shuts China slaughterhouse in race to contain deadly swine fever

BEIJING China has ordered the world's top pork producer, WH Group Ltd, to shut a major slaughterhouse as authorities race to stop the spread of deadly African swine fever (ASF) after a second outbreak in the planet's biggest hog herd in two weeks.

China Aug 17 2018

Many people take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills

(Reuters Health) - People who take pills to lower their blood pressure often take other drugs that reduce the pills' effectiveness, a recent study suggests.

Aug 17 2018

Dementia patients may benefit from music therapy

(Reuters Health) - Music therapy may improve depression and anxiety in dementia patients, a new analysis suggests.

Aug 17 2018

Scotland's Ayrshire to give free tampons to tackle period poverty

EDINBURGH Scotland's North Ayrshire Council has become the first local authority in Britain to provide free sanitary provision in public buildings, hoping to tackle "period poverty".

Aug 17 2018