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Premiums are lower as choices increase in many parts of the country. But the financial relief is not enough to erase the price hikes that have been imposed in recent years.

"Given that epinephrine is the only FDA-approved first-line therapy for a severe food allergic reaction, this suggests that there remains room for improvement at the provider-level regarding the implementation of national guidelines regarding the clinical management of cow's milk allergy," researchers said. 

Young adults, especially young women, make up an increasing proportion of patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction, according to recent study results. 

The management of hyperglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes should include attention to lifestyle, diabetes self-management, obesity and cardiovascular and other concurrent diseases, according to a recent report. 

Providers may be able to improve impulse-control disorder behaviors, such as aberrant behaviors and personality traits, in patients with Parkinson disease by switching their medications to levodopa/carbidopa slow-release formulations.

Researchers of a recent study say that the benefits of annual mammogram screenings for older women over age 75 outweigh any minimal risk that could arise from diagnostic testing.

According to the FDA, patients with multiple sclerosis will experience severe worsening of their disease if they stop treatment.

A widely-used probiotic therapy is ineffective against the diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain of gastroenteritis, two large studies have concluded.

Over 23,000 bottles of an antibiotic are being recalled. 

The FDA is recalling a prescription antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections caused by certain bacteria.