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Tuesday Jul 22 |

Young mum on diet died from huge caffeine overdose after taking slimming tablets

Assistant coroner tells inquest: 'It's possible she took the tablets in the misguided belief the amount she was taking would not result in serious injury' A mum who was self-conscious about her weight died of a massive caffeine overdose after swallowing a bottle of slimming tablets, an inquest has heard.


Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Drugs and Concerts Hit a High in Chicago Summer Scene

Newswise - Some music festival goers will be exchanging their concert wristbands for hospital patient identification bracelets as Pitchfork kicks off the summer music and drug season in Chicago.


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Weather

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Pollution test resuls expected next week1:12 am | 0

County health officials could know next week what lab tests reveal after the state toxicologist collected recent samples from a contaminated pond.


Related Topix: Medicine, Richmond County, NC, Cordova, NC

Tue Jul 15, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo


Pattison Sand Co. said in a statement Tuesday that a toxicologist determined smoke particle readings from a fire that ignited last week were below levels of public health concern.


Related Topix: Medicine, Clayton County, IA, Waterloo, IA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Huntington News

Paducah Nuclear Workers Meeting July 17

The DEEOIC Interim Advisory Board will hold their third national town hall meeting on July 17, 2014 for claimants who have filed claims under Part E or Part B lung disease claims under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act of 2000, as amended .


Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Medicine

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Inslee to outline fish consumption plan

Ten minutes and four informational slides. That's what a Washington Department of Health staffer responsible for warning the public about contaminants in fish was allotted to impress then-Health Secretary Mary Selecky about the importance of the issue.


Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Washington, Washington Government, Medicine, Pharmacology