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Most Americans Concerned About Weight, Link to Heart Health

Most Americans are concerned about their weight and understand the connection between weight and cardiovascular health, but a substantial proportion of them are not doing much to lose excess weight, according to a Cleveland Clinic survey.

FDA Investigating Paclitaxel-Coated Balloons, Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerted health care providers on Thursday that the agency is investigating the use of paclitaxel-coated balloons and paclitaxel-eluting stents to treat peripheral arterial disease in the femoropopliteal artery because of a potentially increased mortality risk in the long term.

FDA Panel Has Tie Vote on New Type 1 Diabetes Drug

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel vote on whether to recommend approval of the first oral medication for type 1 diabetes ended in an 8-8 tie Thursday.

Opioids Now More Deadly for Americans Than Traffic Accidents

For the first time in history, Americans' risk for dying from an opioid overdose is higher than their risk for dying in a car accident, the National Safety Council reported Monday.