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  1. Man charged for manslaughter for giving opioids to former roommate who diedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Peninsula Clarion

    A man has been charged with manslaughter after allegedly giving some of his opioid prescription to a former roommate, who overdosed on it. Members of the Kenai Police Department were called to a residence in Kenai last spring to respond to an "unattended death," according to a probable cause statement written by Sgt.

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  2. No herbal medicine cures HIV /AIDS - GACRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | GhanaWeb

    Dr. Angela El-Adas, Director General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, has stated that the Commission did not have the financial capacity to conduct experiments on drugs that would permanently cure HIV and AIDS. She noted that though various quarters within the traditional and religious circles had proclaimed one cure or the other for the epidemic, these allegations could not be substantiated in the research institutions in the country, adding, "We are yet to find any cure for the disease".

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  3. Coroner warns of 'significant risks' linked to drugRead the original story

    9 min ago | Portsmouth Today

    A CORONER has warned of the dangers of an antipsychotic drug after the death of a man who was taking it. The inquest into the death of Riccardo Parisani, from Portsmouth, heard he had been prescribed clozapine by an Italian psychiatrist for his mental health issues.

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  4. MMH Board of Managers, registered nurses ratify one-year agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Watertown Daily Times

    The Massena Memorial Hospital Board of Managers at the February Board meeting Monday night approved a new one-year collective bargaining agreement with the New York State Nurses Association. The local registered nurses, working at the hospital, ratified the agreement on Feb. 17. The agreement, covering registered professional nurses at Massena Memorial Hospital, includes a wage increase for all members, the creation of an additional wage step to recognize longevity and changes to the health insurance benefit.

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  5. Vetr Inc. Downgrades Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to HoldRead the original story

    15 min ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    They presently have a $124.53 price objective on the stock. Vetr 's price objective would indicate a potential upside of 2.33% from the stock's previous close.

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  6. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) Downgraded by Vetr Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    They currently have a $106.36 target price on the medical research company's stock. Vetr 's price target would indicate a potential upside of 11.14% from the stock's current price.

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  7. Fatal drug overdoses more than doubled since 1999, CDC findsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Citronelle Call-News

    The rate of fatal drug overdoses in the U.S. more than doubled since 1999, outpacing suicide and car accidents in 2015 as a cause of death, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC researchers examined data from the National Vital Statics System to see the effects of drug trends across the nation from 1999 to 2015.

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  8. Heart luncheonRead the original story

    17 min ago | Marietta Times

    ERIN O'NEILL The Marietta Times Tisha Chichester of Marietta holds her 3-month-old niece, Taylor Schaad, during the Cardiac Conversations Sweetheart Luncheon at the Marietta Shrine Club Thursday. Chichester and her mother, Belinda Schaad, and sister-in-law, Tamara Schaad, were at the luncheon to support Donna Hutchinson, the baby's great-grandmother and a two-time heart attack survivor.

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  9. Cocaine use by fathers may negatively impact cognitive development in male offspringRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Medical News

    Fathers who use cocaine at the time of conceiving a child may be putting their sons at risk of learning disabilities and memory loss. The findings of the animal study were published online in Molecular Psychiatry by a team of researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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  10. Stonyfield Organic survey explores consumer attitudes toward probiotics for babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | FoodNavigator

    While researching the 'probiotic for babies' market landscape, Stonyfield paired with ORC International to conduct a survey and found that 77% of parents with children under two do not incorporate probiotics into their baby's daily diet. The surveys were conducted leading up to Stonyfield Organic's product reformulation of its YoBaby line, yogurt marketed for children 6 months to 2 years, to add the probiotic strain Bifidobacterium animalis subsp.

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  11. Cutting-edge research into dolphin's genome could provide solutions to human problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Medical News

    ... Next, the genome was annotated by the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the National Library of Medicine (NCBI) using previously deposited data generated in large part by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National ...

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  12. Scientists establish 'tipping point' molecular link between blood sugar and Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Medical News

    For the first time a "tipping point" molecular link between the blood sugar glucose and Alzheimer's disease has been established by scientists, who have shown that excess glucose damages a vital enzyme involved with inflammation response to the early stages of Alzheimer's. Abnormally high blood sugar levels, or hyperglycaemia, is well-known as a characteristic of diabetes and obesity, but its link to Alzheimer's disease is less familiar.

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  13. Five days left to have your say on NHS shake-up: Debbie Fleming's...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Bournemouth Echo

    THE boss of Poole Hospital has spoken out in a last-ditch attempt to keep A&E services as time runs out for the public to have their say on controversial health plans. In an exclusive interview with the Daily Echo, CEO Debbie Fleming said Poole was much better placed as the county's major emergency centre than the preferred Royal Bournemouth Hospital because moving services would lead to disruption and traffic chaos.

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  14. San Diego Hospital Accused of Reinstalling Secret Cameras in ORsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Building Operating Management

    A former staff physician at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in San Diego, Calif., is suing the healthcare facility alleging it reinstalled secret video cameras in operating rooms without the consent of patients or clinicians, according to an article on the Fierce Healthcare website. In 2016, Sharp Grossmont released video clips of women undergoing obstetric surgery after they installed the cameras in order to catch potential drug thefts.

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  15. 25% of all overdoses are from heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | KCAU

    ... and a high potential for abuse." Dr. Larissa Mooney, director of the University of California Los Angeles Addiction Medicine Clinic, said the new study highlighted the need for opioid addiction treatment. "We need to improve access to treatment and ...

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  16. Mayor Rogero holds town hall to discuss Affordable Care Act Read Story Leslie AckersonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... repeal, many in the community are demanding answers from state and federal lawmakers. "If I have to pay for that medicine, it's $5,550 a month. I don't make that much a month and I don't know many people that do," said Melissa Nance. Nance was just ...

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  17. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Business Wire

    GAAP Income before ... )--ServiceRocket, a leader in software adoption, announced today its partnership with Gainsight to co-host the third-annual Business of Customer Education Conferenc... )--Spend analysis originated over 30 years ago when organizations realized that the EPR software solutions were not enough to help in sourcing because of various factors such ... )--Pfizer Inc. today announced the election of Ronald E. Blaylock to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

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  18. Grey's Anatomy Just Made Eliza and Arizona a Thing, and Fans Aren't Feelin' ItRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | She Knows

    Julie Sprankles is a freelance writer living in the storied city of Charleston, SC. When she isn't slinging sass for SheKnows, she enjoys watching campy SyFy creature features , trolling the internet for dance work... On this week's episode of Grey's Anatomy , Eliza Minnick actually started to make progress with the good people of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital - particularly Arizona, *wink wink nudge nudge.* But despite the newcomer's seeming strides, there's still a hitch: I'm just not feeling it, and I'm not alone either.

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  19. Nerve agent found on Kim Jong Un's brother, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | USA Today

    Police in Malaysia say the half-brother of North Korea's leader had a nerve agent on his eye and his face. Nerve agent found on Kim Jong Un's brother, police say Police in Malaysia say the half-brother of North Korea's leader had a nerve agent on his eye and his face.

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  20. Killer Figure: Why Having an Apple Shape Can Be DeadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | MSNBC

    New research suggests normal-weight people who carry their fat at their waistlines may be at higher risk of death over the years than overweight or obese people whose fat is more concentrated on the hips and thighs. "If the waist is larger than your hips, you're at increased risk for disease," said Dr. Samuel Klein, an obesity specialist at Washington University School of Medicine at St. Louis, who wasn't involved in the new research.

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