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FDA approves a new OxyContin

LOS ANGELES--The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new form of the powerful and controversial pain reliever OxyContin that is designed to be more resistant to abuse, but experts warned the drug could wind up having the opposite effect. ...

King County's wellness plan beats the odds

SEATTLE -- When King County, Wash., launched its employee wellness program seven years ago, its motive was clear. "We were being eaten alive by runaway medical costs," says the county's top executive Dow Constantine.

By all accounts, the previous...

Trainer emphasizes women's health, not looks

The fitness world always has had a fixation with physical appearance, but social media has propelled this into stratospheric levels of vanity.

Fitness gurus are posting countless photos of themselves online, with their accomplishments chronicled ...