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How Money Stress Can Make You Sick: Dr. Stork Explains

Money woes don't just make it harder to pay for prescriptions and doctors' visits -- they can also make you more susceptible to a host of health problems. Dr. Travis Stork of 'The Doctors' offers some tips for how to save money while still taking care of yourself.

World's First Stem Cell Clinical Trial to Treat Stroke Begins in U.K.

The first stroke patient ever to be treated with stem cell therapy has reportedly been discharged from the hospital and is doing well. Stem-cell technology is viewed as a highly promising new area of medical science, but it is also highly controversial because of the source of the cells.

Abbott Pulls Weight Loss Drug Meridia from Market

Drug and medical-device maker Abbott Laboratories announced Friday that it will voluntarily withdraw its controversial obesity drug Meridia, (sibutramine) from the U.S. market at the request of the FDA, due to concerns it increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

Biz Brief: Stroke Drug Study Ends Early on Positive Result

Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb said on Thursday that they've decided to halt a clinical trial several months early because data so far suggested the experimental drug apixaban was more effective than aspirin in preventing strokes among patients.

Crestor Backed by FDA for Patients With Normal Cholesterol

AstraZeneca scored a win on Tuesday, when a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended broader use of Crestor, the company's cholesterol-lowering drug. The panel recommended that those with low cholesterol use the drug, following studies finding that Crestor reduces the risk of heart disease even in those with normal cholesterol levels.