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Kids exposed to opioids on the rise

Kids exposed to opioids on the rise

Poison centers are being flooded with calls over children accidentally taking prescription opioids, a new study has found. Delivered at 11 a.m. Monday-Friday. In the years studied, prescriptions for...

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Hanzal, Coyle score 15 seconds apart as Wild beat Sharks 3-2

Hanzal, Coyle score 15 seconds apart as Wild beat Sharks 3-2

The Wild scored twice themselves in the same decisive stretch, sending the Sharks away with another loss. Then the visiting San Jose Sharks let their guard for all of 15 seconds, and the Wild tasted v...

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New Yorkers Urged to Get a Life-Saving Colorectal Cancer Screening

New Yorkers Urged to Get a Life-Saving Colorectal Cancer Screening

The MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial offers a collaborative and caring approach to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with confirmed or suspected colorectal cancer. -...

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Risk of Endo's opioid painkiller outweigh benefits: FDA Panel

Risk of Endo's opioid painkiller outweigh benefits: FDA Panel

Opioid abuse, overdose and addiction have assumed epidemic proportions in the United States, partly due to unrestricted prescription of narcotic painkillers as well as the paucity of access to substan...

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Is 'The Big Bang Theory' New Tonight, Thursday, March 16?

Is 'The Big Bang Theory' New Tonight, Thursday, March 16?

As a result, The Big Bang Theory, Mom, The Great Indoors and Life in Pieces will not resume their current seasons for two weeks with new episodes of each series set to resume on Thursday, March 30 f...

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Novartis Heart Medicine Fails in Late-Stage Clinical Trial

Novartis Heart Medicine Fails in Late-Stage Clinical Trial

Recently, Novartis also presented the results of heart failure drug Entresto (sacubitril/valsartan) from phase III study, which improved glycemic control. RELAX-AHF-2 (NCT01870778) is an event-driven,...

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Teva Pharm may fire 6000 workers - Israeli media report

Teva Pharm may fire 6000 workers - Israeli media report

Carlo De Notaristefani Ph.D.as Chief Exec. Officer of Global Operations and Pres of Global Operations. 02/14/2017 - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited had its " rating reiterated by analysts a...

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Target revamps for shopping fast, or slow

Target revamps for shopping fast, or slow

Contending with three quarters of declining comparable sales , Target is urgently looking to update its locations, many of which CEO Brian Cornell conceded last month were "old, exhausted stores"...

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Sri Lankan Navy apprehends 10 Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends 10 Indian fishermen

They were arrested on Wednesday at two locations, Xinhua news agency cited the Sri Lankan Navy as saying. He said the Government is also looking at resolving the Indo-Lanka fishing dispute in a dipl...

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Charlie Sheen out partied by Lindsay Lohan

Charlie Sheen out partied by Lindsay Lohan

During a typically erratic interview on KIIS 106's The Kyle & Jackie O Show, the 51-year-old called McCarthy an "absolute rock star and a doll" before blasting her. It's the self-injectable drug tak...

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South Africa to try Japanese drug against resistant form of TB

South Africa to try Japanese drug against resistant form of TB

Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) remains a public health crisis with three countries carrying the major burden - India, China, and the Russian Federation - which together account for almost half of al...

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Kidnap Victim Brittany Diggs: Insulin Pump Aided Trunk Escape

Kidnap Victim Brittany Diggs: Insulin Pump Aided Trunk Escape

Diggs knew that she needed to escape from the dark trunk before something worse happened. "It was just a lot because I'm not from here, I don't have the support system down here besides my roommate". ...

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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

A number of risk factors have been identified that increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer. "If you wait for symptoms it's to late that's when you have to be proactive with your health and...

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Thompson's second half sparks Warriors past Grizzlies 106-94

Thompson's second half sparks Warriors past Grizzlies 106-94

It faces perhaps the toughest back-to-back possible in Houston on Tuesday, followed by San Antonio on Wednesday. Those "good intentions" have paid dividends on this win streak, and, if they remain, wi...

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Target Coming To Herald Square This Fall

Target Coming To Herald Square This Fall

Target's bread and butter has always been mega-stores in suburban strip malls that reach well over 100,000 square feet. The "small-format" store concept is being pushed by Target as it expands from...

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"Life" is no "Alien"

The astronauts find a microscopic organism with cells and other recognizable traits, and they can't help but feel like proud parents, forming a bit of an attachment nearly to the degree of "Look, is...

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ABC News says 3 of its Twitter accounts were hacked

ABC News says 3 of its Twitter accounts were hacked

Last week, the Twitter account of McDonald's got hacked and blasted Trump, calling him "a disgusting excuse of a President". There is no confirmation the two were actually part of Lizard Squad as they...

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Fox pulls legal analyst Andrew Napolitano from air after Trump wiretap claims

Fox pulls legal analyst Andrew Napolitano from air after Trump wiretap claims

Napolitano told " Fox & Friends " host Brian Kilmeade a similar story - but claimed "three sources told Fox News ", instead of "sources told me". The judge was "conspicuously missing" from Suprem...

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NBC Explains: Business Fanta, Sprite Not Poisonous, Contains NAFDAC Approved Additive

NBC Explains: Business Fanta, Sprite Not Poisonous, Contains NAFDAC Approved Additive

The Federal Ministry of Health yesterday clarified the position of Fanta and Sprite , certifying both drinks as safe for consumers. The decision comes days after a Lagos High Court ordered the Na...

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Video shows good Samaritans help MI trooper

Video shows good Samaritans help MI trooper

Dash-cam footage shows Barber traveling at speeds greater than 90 miles per hour in an attempt to evade Guild. Guild's sirens and lights flip on and the chase continues. However, during the fight, B...

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Scientists records breakthrough in cancer drug

Scientists records breakthrough in cancer drug

Globally it accounts for almost 1.7 million cancer cases. Around one to five per cent of the the 55,000 women diagnosed with breast cancer in the United Kingdom each year are thought to have BRCA-dr...

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Transphobic 'free speech' bus vandalized with pro-trans graffiti

Transphobic 'free speech' bus vandalized with pro-trans graffiti

Brian S. Brown, president of NOM and IOF, said in a news release that gender is "fixed, immutable and complementary". They are making the case for the importance of the bus tour, demonstrating by thei...

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Thailand's coin-eating turtle dies of blood poisoning

Thailand's coin-eating turtle dies of blood poisoning

But swallowing the shiny tidbits turned out to be a death sentence for the reptile. A sea turtle nicknamed "Piggy Bank" has died after complications from surgery to remove almost 1,000 coins she swa...

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White working class increasingly hit with 'deaths of despair,' report finds

White working class increasingly hit with 'deaths of despair,' report finds

According to a report by the Brookings Papers, the mortality rate increased almost 50 percent from 1999 to 2015. The paper's authors assert the rising rates of "deaths of despair " among whites m...

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April the Giraffe 'at the end of her pregnancy'

April the Giraffe 'at the end of her pregnancy'

The live stream from Animal Adventure Park has been going for more than two weeks with April still not giving birth to the calf. While there's still no active labor, all physical signs are headed ...

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Jets' win streak at 3 after 3-2 win over Flyers

Jets' win streak at 3 after 3-2 win over Flyers

And the only way to make winning a habit is by doing it on a consistent basis – even if this final stretch takes place with little on the line and the victories don't carry the same weight. Scheifele ...

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Fatal silicone injection case leads to guilty plea

Fatal silicone injection case leads to guilty plea

Roberts punctured a blood vessel on Hall with one of the silicone injections and silicone was carried by the blood stream to the lungs and other organs, causing Hall's death, Smith said. Roberts purch...

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2 drivers critically hurt in wrong-way crash

2 drivers critically hurt in wrong-way crash

Kaldenberg was still listed in critical condition at the hospital by about 10 a.m. Monday, according to the hospital's media relations office. Brawn underwent surgery Sunday night...authorities say ...

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US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Hits Bali

US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Hits Bali

Many tourists reported feeling a small shaking followed by a larger tremor. "Was stronger than normal, probably shook for about 60 seconds", a third resident said. Indonesia's seismological agency BMK...

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Woman charged with murder after silicone injections

Woman charged with murder after silicone injections

Kaniya Eboni Bernard, 29, said that after receiving her last injection from Cornelius, she experienced problems breathing, and went to the hospital. A GoFundMe set up to support memorial costs sai...

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