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Could a ‘Tickle’ a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A small electric “tickle” to the ear may affect the body’s nervous system, and British researchers claim this can promote overall well-being and may potentially slow down some effects of aging. The tickle treatment is called transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS). The procedure… Read More »

Viewpoints: Hospitals Come Up Short By Failing To Treat Opioid Use Disorders; Warnings About How Medical Professionals Could Operate In States With Assisted Dying Laws

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Stat: Hospitals Are A Missing Link In Easing The Opioid Crisis Nearly half a million individuals with opioid use disorders are hospitalized each year in the United States. While they are in the hospital, medical providers often treat complications of this disorder, such as bloodstream… Read More »

Morgan Stanley predicts ‘maximum nicotine’ policy could cut tobacco profits in half

Steven D Starr | Corbis | Getty Images Profits for major U.S. tobacco companies could be cut in half if the Food and Drug Administration adopts a “maximum nicotine” rule within the next 15 years, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley. The FDA is set to publish in October its proposed rule regulating the amount of nicotine allowed… Read More »