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Mutual of Omaha Changes PrEP Policy for Insurance Applicants
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How Jason Momoa Got Jacked To Play 'Aquaman'

Mutual of Omaha Changes PrEP Policy for Insurance Applicants

Fitness and style YouTuber Brett Maverick delivers a workout so you can be superhero strong in 2019.

Less Beef, More Beans. Experts Say World Needs New Diet

Less Beef, More Beans. Experts Say World Needs New Diet

By Candice Choi | Jan 18
A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet.

Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat Addiction

Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat Addiction

By Carmen Heredia Rodrigue | Jan 18
Even as the opioid epidemic continues, the toll of methamphetamine use, also known as meth or crystal meth, is on the rise, too.

Researchers See Possible Link Between Opioids, Birth Defect

Researchers See Possible Link Between Opioids, Birth Defect

By Mike Stobbe | Jan 18
Health officials are looking into a possible link between prescription opioids and a horrific birth defect.

Idaho Woman Has 50-Pound Tumor Removed

Idaho Woman Has 50-Pound Tumor Removed

Jan 17
An Idaho woman who thought she was gaining weight because of menopause discovered she actually had a 50-pound tumor that had been growing inside her for decades.

Why Do Fat- and Sugar-Heavy Diets Harm Your Brain?

Why Do Fat- and Sugar-Heavy Diets Harm Your Brain?

By Terry Davidson, American University | Jan 17
There's a troubling link between a fat-rich diet common in the West and brain-related ailments that can actually impair our ability to avoid overeating.

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Mutual of Omaha Changes PrEP Policy for Insurance Applicants

Mutual of Omaha Changes PrEP Policy for Insurance Applicants

Jan 10
One of the country's largest insurance providers has agreed to stop denying all forms of insurance, including life and long-term care insurance, to Massachusetts residents using the HIV prevention medication Truvada.


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Filing: OxyContin Maker Forecast 'Blizzard of Prescriptions'

Filing: OxyContin Maker Forecast 'Blizzard of Prescriptions'

A member of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma told people at the prescription opioid painkiller's launch party in the 1990s that it would be "followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition."