Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse
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Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse

Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery

The Latest: US 'disappointed' Taiwan not at WHO assembly
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The Latest: US 'disappointed' Taiwan not at WHO assembly

President Donald Trump's top health official says the United States is "disappointed" that Taiwan wasn't invited to the World Health Organization's most important annual meeting

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Expo for seniors, people with disabilities set for Thursday

Seniors and people with disabilities along with caregivers will have the opportunity to learn about services programs Thursday.

LIFE STORIES: Outsider finds her place as Ironman athlete, coach
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LIFE STORIES: Outsider finds her place as Ironman athlete, coach

Judy Bilbo has spent most of her life on the outside looking in. The daughter of a United States Air Force airman and a Thai woman, she walked the line between two cultures and was never able to put down roots as a child. Now an employee of Blessing Health System and an Ironman athlete, she coaches several Quincy area runners.

Taiwanese minister: China is playing politics with health
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Taiwanese minister: China is playing politics with health

Taiwan's health minister has accused China of playing politics with health after Taiwan was blocked from taking part in the annual meeting of the governing body of the World Health Organization

AP Exclusive: Health agency spends more on travel than AIDS
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AP Exclusive: Health agency spends more on travel than AIDS

After praising health workers in West Africa for their triumph over the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization's chief spent the night in the top-tier presidential suite of an oceanfront hotel in Guinea

Research shows aggressive treatment of sepsis can save lives
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Research shows aggressive treatment of sepsis can save lives

Research shows aggressive treatment of sepsis can make a difference when patients suffer from out-of-control reaction to infection

Study finds that speeding up sepsis care can save lives
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Study finds that speeding up sepsis care can save lives

Researchers have found that for doctors treating sepsis, the body's out-of-control reaction to an infection, minutes matter

Rain doesn't ruin energy of Bridge the Gap to Health race
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Rain doesn't ruin energy of Bridge the Gap to Health race

QUINCY -- An early rain may have deterred many of the leisure walkers from this year's Bridge the Gap to Health race, but the diehards could not be swayed. Tyler Peters and his son Cayson, 9, followed a couch to 5k running plan in preparation for the race.

3 vie for top WHO post in UN health agency election
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3 vie for top WHO post in UN health agency election

A British physician, an Ethiopian former health minister and a Pakistani expert on non-communicable diseases are the three finalists vying for the top job at the World Health Organization in an election on Tuesday