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White House may boost recreational marijuana enforcement: spokesman 12:10am GMT

WASHINGTON The administration of President Donald Trump may ramp up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana use, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, setting up potential conflicts in states where the drug is legal.

Boston Scientific recalls Lotus Valve heart devices 23 Feb 2017

Boston Scientific Corp said on Thursday it was recalling its Lotus range of heart devices, citing reports of problems with the locking mechanism, sending its shares down as much as 7.4 percent.

Acupuncture might help prevent migraines 23 Feb 2017

(Reuters Health) - For people with a certain type of migraine headache, regular acupuncture treatments may help reduce the frequency of these debilitating attacks, a recent study from China suggests.


Novartis cancer drug Zykadia gets FDA priority review 23 Feb 2017

ZURICH The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review to Novartis drug Zykadia as a first-line treatment for some lung cancer patients, the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday.

Doctor-rating websites lack helpful information 23 Feb 2017

(Reuters Health) - Consumers increasingly turn to commercial physician-rating websites, similar to those for restaurants and hotels, when searching for a new doctor, but the sites rarely have information that actually helps patients, researchers say.

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