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Lenny Bernstein covers health and medicine. He started as an editor on The Washington Post’s National desk in 2000 and has worked in Metro and Sports.
The recommendations reject the idea that physical activity sessions must be at least 10 minutes long.
Omega-3 fatty acid formulations reduced heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems.
The guidelines provide more detail for doctors trying to prevent heart disease, the leading killer of Americans.
The agency pledges to move toward a more holistic evaluation of future painkillers. The new one is approved for health-care settings and possibly battlefields.
Bhutanese, Somalis, Iraqis are on edge after a man charged in a deadly gun attack on a synagogue was said to have made hostile statements online about a resettlement agency.
‘This is unfortunately not our first rodeo’ at UPMC Presbyterian hospital, chief of emergency medicine says.
It was obvious to SWAT officers entering Tree of Life synagogue that a high-powered rifle had been used to kill elderly congregants. A hunt, and a perilous shootout, followed.
The tiny pill, Dsuvia, would be used in hospitals after surgery. But the head of the FDA committee that reviewed it fears more illegal diversion to the streets.
The effort will help newborns dependent on drugs and women who use opioids in pregnancy.
Ambien and Provigil are widely used and safe, but should not be handed out indiscriminately, experts say.