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Patients should talk to doctors before changing dosage on anti-clotting drug

A recent report questions whether more could be done to prevent side-effects and improve effectiveness of the anti-clotting drug dabigatran, but medical experts urge people to continue taking the medication as prescribed unless their physician says otherwise. The drug, sold …

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Unclogging arteries through wrist becoming more common

 The way to a man’s heart may be his wrist. More U.S. doctors are unclogging heart arteries — in men and women — by entering through an artery in