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RadioMD Health News - RadioMD_news_160923.mp3

September 23, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.35 U.S. states have sued a drugmaker for trying to keep cheaper, generic versions of a drug it produces off the market. The antitrust lawsuit accuses drugmaker Indivior of conspiring to corner the market on a popular pain medication and unlawfully manipulating the marketplace to maximize...RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.35 U.S. states have sued a drugmaker for trying to keep cheaper, generic versions of a drug it produces off the market. The antitrust lawsuit accuses drugmaker Indivior of conspiring to corner the market on a popular pain medication and unlawfully manipulating the marketplace to maximize profits.Drug-resistant gonorrhea is a growing U.S. threat, reports the CDC. The STD appears to be developing a resistance to the 2 last available antibiotic treatment options at a dramatically higher level than typically seen. Young people, especially those under 24 are most at risk of gonorrhea.And... it may taste good, but that doesn't mean it's good for you. Flavorings used in e-cigarettes can increase the toxicity of the vapor that users inhale, finds a new study. The findings raise even more concerns about the safety of e-cigarettes. Strawberry, coffee and menthol flavors proved to be particularly harmful to respiratory cells. E-cigarette vapor also becomes more toxic if users boost their devices by increasing the battery output voltage, the researchers added.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk interviews with top experts at RadioMD dot com.

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