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In a David versus Goliath story, the new Chapel Street Pharmacy, which opened on Nov. 2, is attempting to carve out a place against larger chain pharmacies in the area. Chapel Street is home to The Hospital of St. Raphael, now part of Yale-New Haven Hospital, and several pharmacies, including a Walgreens, CVS and Rite »

Nov 232013
 

Washington Post
Creigh Deeds's son, my daughter and my fears about Virginia's mental health
Washington Post
This family was let down by the same broken mental health system my family depends on. My daughter was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 8. When I checked her into Dominion Hospital on Nov. 15, I was grateful there was a bed available. She'd been 
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Nov 232013
 

Los Angeles Times
Californians with canceled health plans get more time to shop for new ones
San Jose Mercury News
SACRAMENTO –The board of the state's new health insurance exchange Thursday may have infuriated hundreds of thousands of Californians with its decision not to go along with President Barack Obama's directive to extend their individual health 
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Nov 232013
 

Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios have made weight for their WBO welterweight fight in Macau on Sunday.

Nov 232013
 

A dangerous new diet fad called the ‘cotton ball diet' is spreading among pre-teen girls. It's exactly what it sounds like — girls eating cotton balls to lose weight.

Nov 232013
 

Fad Diet is Incredibly Dangerous I’ve heard it all, and I’m sure you have, too: from The South Beach Diet to Weight Watchers, there are plenty of diet peddlers out there trying to sell you the next “magic” formula to lose those unwanted pounds. However, I have to admit that I had never heard of [...]

Nov 232013
 

There’s a dangerous diet going viral on YouTube and Facebook. Teenagers are dipping cotton balls into a liquid before swallowing them, so they don’t eat as much real food. The synthetic fibers can cause intestinal obstructions that could be life-threatening.        

Nov 232013
 
Embolization Procedure Aids in Weight Loss
PR Newswire (press release)
CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new study reports that individuals who underwent embolization of the left gastric artery for gastrointestinal bleeding experienced a 7.9 percent decrease in body weight three months after the 
RSNA: Embolization Procedure Aids in Weight LossDigitalJournal.com

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Nov 232013
 
Obesity rises, but weight-management firms see revenue slimming
ModernHealthcare.com
based company that primarily focuses on substance-abuse treatment and addiction recovery, announced its most recent quarterly results last week, it showed that its weight-management segment had slipped. Client service revenue in the division was down