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Drug prevents diabetes in high-risk people: study

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Actos, a medicine that treats adult onset diabetes, also prevented the development of the disease in more than 70 percent of people who are considered high risk, according to findings announced Wednesday. The results could help tens of millions of pre-diabetics in the world, including 40 million…

Doctor: Immigrant law will ‘seriously obstruct’ medical care in Arizona

Arizona’s new law cracking down on illegal immigrants could “seriously obstruct, or even undermine” the delivery of health care services in the state because doctors and hospitals fear they may be criminally charged if they provide care to illegal immigrants, a Phoenix doctor says. In a letter published in the…