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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2006 file photo, boxes of Advil Liqui-Gels are shown in New York. According to national surveys of parents and sixth-graders, tweens got a failing grade for knowledge about the proper use of over-the-counter medicines. Only about half knew such medicines can be dangerous when improperly used or mixed with other drugs. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

“Based on many high school health curricula, students entering college have had very little classroom instruction regarding OTC medications,” said Joy Greene, assistant dean of experiential education and a pharmacy professor at High Point University in High Point, North Carolina.


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GOLDEN | Department of Veterans Affairs officials say they have significantly reduced the number of veterans still waiting for benefit decisions. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1hgFAzT ) that officials at a Monday news conference in Golden announced that the number of pending disability claims for Colorado veterans is less than 7,500. At its peak, there were more […]


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FILE - In this March 7, 2015 file photo, a health worker, right, cleans a man's arm before injecting him with a Ebola vaccine  in Conakry, Guinea. An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday, July 31, 2015. There is currently no licensed treatment or vaccine for Ebola, which has so far killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa since the world’s biggest outbreak began last year.  (AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah, File)

LONDON | An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday. There is currently no licensed treatment or vaccine for Ebola, which has so far killed more than 11,000 people in […]


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According to the Fort Collins Coloradoan (http://tinyurl.com/ozskfqu ), CSU was targeted by social media posts earlier this month as part of a national campaign following the release of videos by the Center for Medical Progress, a nonprofit group that monitors medical ethics.


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FILE - In this March 31, 2014, file photo, Christina Hung, left, 23, of Oakland, fills out an application form during a health care enrollment event at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center in Oakland, Calif. State-run health insurance markets that offer taxpayer-subsidized coverage under President Barack Obama’s law are grappling with high costs and disappointing enrollment, challenges that could lead more of them to turn over functions to the federal government, or join forces with other states.(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

WASHINGTON | State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama’s health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join forces with other states. Hawaii’s marketplace, the latest cautionary tale, was awarded $205 million in federal […]


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