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December 26, 2018 4:55 PM Opioid abuse up in people who need heart surgery, increasing risk of complications

(Reuters Health) - The proportion of U.S. heart surgery patients with opioid use disorders has surged in recent years, and a new study suggests addicts are much more likely to develop major surgery complications. Prolonged opioid use is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular problems like heart attacks and strokes as well as endocarditis 112

December 25, 2018 12:04 PM Pope's Christmas wish: World fraternity despite differences

Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Pope Francis delivers his message as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra 118

December 24, 2018 5:39 PM 'Missing' daughter of Dubai ruler seen in new photos from United Arab Emirates

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, a daughter of Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, left, meets Mary Robinson, a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and former president of Ireland, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation via AP) Sheikha 151

December 22, 2018 8:26 PM Arkansas reports first pediatric flu death of season, health department says

The state of Arkansas has experienced its first pediatric flu-related death of the season, health officials confirmed this week. The child, who has not been identified, was between newborn and 4 years of age, the Arkansas Department of Health said Friday, according to THV11. It's not currently clear where in the state the child was from or if he or she had received 191

December 22, 2018 9:59 AM Russia warns of global conflict over nuclear pact collapse

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Saturday that the scrapping of a Cold War era nuclear pact may lead to an arms race and direct confrontation between several global regions, after a proposal by Moscow was rejected in a United Nations vote. Moscow had put forward a resolution in support of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) which 123

December 21, 2018 5:21 PM Alexion wins early U.S. approval for rare blood disorder drug

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved on Friday Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc’s rare blood disorder drug Ultomiris, an early backing that also solidifies the company’s dominant market position. The company’s flagship drug, Soliris, was the lone FDA-approved treatment for the blood disorder, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) 142

December 21, 2018 4:28 PM Ford recalling 410,289 F-Series trucks to fix engine heater flaw

Ford is recalling 410,289 F-Series trucks in the U.S. equipped with engine block heaters due to a fire risk. An additional 463,793 trucks in Canada are also being recalled. According to the notice submitted to NHTSA, water and contaminants can corrode and damage the heater cable’s splice connector and cause a short. Ford says it is only a danger when the truck 120

December 21, 2018 1:51 AM Todd Gurley not at Rams practice but says, 'I think I'll be fine'

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Uncertainty looms over the status of Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley and whether he'll be available down the stretch because of inflammation in his left knee. Gurley did not practice Thursday and said he did not plan to practice for the remainder of the week as the Rams prepare for the Arizona Cardinals. "I think I'll be fine (to play Sunday) 107

December 19, 2018 8:49 PM U.S. agency recommends opioid overdose antidote to high-risk patients

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Wednesday recommended prescribing or co-prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, to high-risk patients. The agency’s recommendation comes a day after an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) narrowly recommended prescribing the drug, along with addictive 127

December 18, 2018 5:03 PM Tennessee dad faces fatal, untreatable illness as family hopes for cure

Tony Gibson, a 32-year-old welder and ironworker, initially showed symptoms of confusion and forgetfulness earlier this year. (iStock) A Tennessee father who was given a year to live after being diagnosed with an extremely rare degenerative illness now requires 24-hour care at a nursing facility as his family hopes for a cure for the currently untreatable 124