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Some people are turning to electronic cigarettes to stop smoking tobacco. While e-cigarettes cut out the tar and carbon monoxide that come with traditional smoking, some medical professional aren't convinced they're a safe substitute.


Bill Cosby's chief accuser said she shot down the actor's casual advances twice before she found herself paralyzed and unable to fight him off the night she took pills that he convinced her were safe herbal supplements.

  • By MARIA CHENG AP Medical Writer

Medical abortions done at home with online help and pills sent in the mail appear to be just as safe as those done at a clinic, according to a new study.

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If you have high blood pressure, you are encouraged to follow your doctor’s advice and, if prescribed, take your medications as directed.

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced  the appointment of two new members to the Iowa Board of Medicine, replac…

 The Rock Island County Sheriff’s Office and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration will help the public safely dispose of expired, unuse…

A Davenport man pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree burglary after police say he jumped over the counter of a Walgreens pharmacy and took 9…

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Clocks will spring ahead one hour with the time change on Sunday morning, but medical experts have plenty of advice on how to weather that lost hour of sleep.