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Patient's Breast Augmentation Surgery Streamed LiveAshley Devonna says she wanted to turn her surgery into an educational experience for her thousands of Instagram and Twitter followers. 
Express Scripts To Limit Opioids; Doctors ConcernedThe nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users.
Texas Woman Dies After Eating Contaminated OystersAccording to health officials, 56-year-old Jane White Cunningham of Jasper County experienced a severe infection after eating contaminated oysters.
Insurance Restrictions For Abortion Head To Gov. AbbottTexas lawmakers have sent Republican Gov. Greg Abbott a bill that would restrict insurance coverage for abortion and makes no exceptions in cases of rape and incest.
Study Says Drinking Beer May Lead To Mental ClarityA little bit of beer may help to trigger your inner genius. Researchers in Austria said that a mild alcohol intoxication can help clear mental blocks and spark creative thought.
Study Says Smoking Marijuana Triples Risk Of High Blood Pressure DeathA new study is warning that people who smoke marijuana have three times the risk of dying from high blood pressure than those who don't.
Study: Trump Actions Trigger Health Premium Hikes For 2018A study by a nonpartisan group says the Trump administration's own actions are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies purchased by many consumers.
109 U.S. Salmonella Cases Now Linked To Papayas From MexicoU.S. health officials say more people have contracted salmonella by eating papayas from a farm in southern Mexico.
Tom Brady Says His Concussion History Is No One Else's BusinessBrady's wife told "CBS This Morning" that Brady played through a concussion on his way to a fifth Super Bowl title.
Leftover Opioids Are Common For Surgery PatientsSurgery patients often end up with leftover opioid painkillers and store the remaining pills improperly at home, a study suggests. The research raises concerns about overprescribing medicine.
Study: Drinkers More Likely To Reach Age 85 Without DementiaModerate to heavy alcohol drinkers are reportedly more likely to reach age 85 without developing dementia and similar cognitive issues when compared to non-drinkers.
Older People Dying On Job At Higher Rate Than All WorkersOlder people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases.

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