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Drug May Be Safer Option Against Repeat Stroke

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Taking the blood thinner Pletal (cilostazol) with either aspirin or clopidogrel (best known as Plavix) lowers stroke patients’ risk of a subsequent stroke better than taking aspirin or clopidogrel alone, a new study finds. The Japanese study was funded by Pletal’s maker, Otsuka… Read More »

Is It Safer to Buy Packaged Fruits and Vegetables?

There’s this weird thing happening in supermarkets where the checkouts are eliminating plastic bags, but their produce sections are overflowing with disposable clamshell cases, Styrofoam trays, and cellophane. What gives? Bagged salad is one thing, but do you really need individually wrapped cucumbers and mesh safety nets for every pear? Advertisement – Continue Reading Below… Read More »