Medical Marijuana Legalization May Reduce Use Of Opioid Painkillers, New Study Suggests

The team analyzed records of people who died in auto crashes to see if they had tested positive for opioid use. The accidents took place in 18 states from 1999 to 2013. "The Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America, a nonprofit that organizes anti-... More..

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by | Sunday, September 18, 2016

William steps in as Essex dignitary slips up

Prince George, 3, now attends school around three days per week at Westacre Montessori near the family's country home in Norfolk. He then turned to shake Catherine's hand, who brightened up the grey-looking d...More..

by | Saturday, September 17, 2016

Bernie Sanders: Donald Trump won't 'stand with working people'

Woodley pointed out that Clinton showing her stance on climate chance would be one that would grab the attention of millennials that are very environment-conscious. "But look at the hard issues that impact your...More..

Dental Clinic Ordered To Halt Water Usage Following Botched Root Canals
by | Saturday, September 17, 2016

Dental Clinic Ordered To Halt Water Usage Following Botched Root Canals

Nine were considered "probable" cases of infection and were admitted to Children's Hospital of Orange County , according to Jessica Good, a spokeswoman for the agency. The Orange County Register reports (http:...More..

Thailand to crack down on Zika breeding spots
by | Saturday, September 17, 2016

Thailand to crack down on Zika breeding spots

And as the number of pregnant women infected with Zika virus continue to climb up, so does the number of infants affected by microcephaly. Schaffner said researchers are still learning the many ways the Zik...More..

by | Saturday, September 17, 2016

Trump campaign: Obama born in the US

Trump appears to have flipped the momentum in all-important battleground states as well. Many African Americans object to Mr Trump's involvement in the "birther" movement and the implication that Mr Obama's p...More..

2 human cases of West Nile virus in Kent County
by | Friday, September 16, 2016

2 human cases of West Nile virus in Kent County

Symptoms can include body aches, joint pain and diarrhea. Which factors contribute to increased West Nile virus activity? In most instances, people infected with West Nile virus either show no symptoms or...More..

Ag groups displeased with Bayer-Monsanto merger
by | Friday, September 16, 2016

Ag groups displeased with Bayer-Monsanto merger

After four months of courtship, Leverkusen, Germany-based Bayer AG said Monsanto Co. accepted its third offer. Bayer expects some of the two companies' businesses would need to be sold, a person familiar ...More..

by | Friday, September 16, 2016

Bayer and Monsanto to create a global leader in agriculture

The board of the two companies have unanimously approved the agreement, it said. In August, the European Union began investigating the merger between seed suppliers Dow Chemical Co. "We are entering a new era i...More..

by | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bill Clinton to leave board of foundation health project

Bill Clinton said his wife finds it "very hard to be the grown-up in every room". Now, Clinton said, "I should serve". For all his political gifts, Bill Clinton has been an imperfect messenger on his wife'...More..

Ohio boy seen in car with passed-out adults gets new home
by | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Ohio boy seen in car with passed-out adults gets new home

Brian Macala, an attorney who represents the 4-year-old boy's maternal great-grandparents, told NBC News that he has been placed with a great-aunt and great-uncle, Lori and Terry Lane, of Myrtle Beach, S.C. W...More..

Brooklyn College student dies from rare brain-eating amoeba infection
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Brooklyn College student dies from rare brain-eating amoeba infection

She passed away on August 31. State lab testing confirmed the presence of Naegleria fowleri in her system earlier this September. Humans can only be infected with Naegleria fowleri when the amoeba travels...More..

Sugar industry paid scientists to blame fat
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Sugar industry paid scientists to blame fat

During the write-up, which wasn't published until 1967, the SRF's Hickson was in frequent contact with the researchers, asking to review drafts and reminding them of the SRF's interests. Stare, the chairman o...More..

Shah Rukh Khan wraps up Imtiaz Ali's THE RING with this post!
by | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Shah Rukh Khan wraps up Imtiaz Ali's THE RING with this post!

Imtiaz can be seen giving Anushka instructions while SRK walks away from them. Well, we dont't blame the actress for her sports obsession. As Baadshah comes ahead, within seconds he gets mobbed by his ...More..

Fourth U.S. person diagnosed with bacteria resistant to last resort antibiotic
by | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Fourth U.S. person diagnosed with bacteria resistant to last resort antibiotic

The patient's body didn't respond to colistin, but health experts were able to treat her with other antibiotics and she fully recovered. "While traveling, the patient ate chicken and goat meat from a live a...More..

Houston LB Cushing injures knee against Bears
by | Monday, September 12, 2016

Houston LB Cushing injures knee against Bears

Then, after the Bears punted on their next possession, Osweiler led Houston on a seven-play, 46-yard drive to set up a Nick Novak field goal. Osweiler, a free-agent signee previously with the Broncos, comple...More..

Senate Zika Funding Blocked Third Time by Democrats
by | Saturday, September 10, 2016

Senate Zika Funding Blocked Third Time by Democrats

A $1.1 billion measure to fund Zika research, vaccine development and mosquito control efforts got derailed in Congress in July, after Republicans added several riders to the previously bipartisan bill. "It is ...More..

Buffalo Bills vs. Baltimore Ravens Preview, Prediction, Spread, Game Time, Channel
by | Friday, September 09, 2016

Buffalo Bills vs. Baltimore Ravens Preview, Prediction, Spread, Game Time, Channel

Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor wasn't sure what lay ahead some 19 months ago, when he left Baltimore after four seasons seeking a chance to prove himself outside the shadow of being Joe Flacco's understudy....More..

WHO certifies Sri Lanka a malaria-free nation
by | Thursday, September 08, 2016

WHO certifies Sri Lanka a malaria-free nation

Some researchers put the blame on the decision to stop using DDT, a powerful insecticide that was first synthesised in 1939 and became a key part of the anti-malarial campaign in Sri Lanka and many other countr...More..

Ezekiel Elliott Will Not Face Charges For Domestic Violence Allegations
by | Thursday, September 08, 2016

Ezekiel Elliott Will Not Face Charges For Domestic Violence Allegations

The Office said Elliott will not face charges because of "conflicting and inconsistent information". Following Tiffany Thompson's filed complaint, a representative for Elliott and his legal counsel provid...More..

Frenchwoman who received world's 1st face transplant dies
by | Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Frenchwoman who received world's 1st face transplant dies

Ms Dinoire died in April but the announcement was delayed until today to respect her family's wishes. The BBC reports Dinoire had been happy with the results of the transplant but not with the worldwide atten...More..

by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

An Uncharacteristically Humble Trump Addresses Black Detroit Church: "I'm Here to Learn"

Perhaps inspired by the #TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner meme, the Tacos El Caballo truck set up shop close to Great Faith Ministries International, where Trump spoke. At one point, he even swayed to gospel music. "W...More..

Junior doctors' strike cancelled over patient safety fears
by | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Junior doctors' strike cancelled over patient safety fears

Junior doctors at Worcestershire Royal, Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch's Alexander Hospital were set to take part, having previously been involved in five separate strikes called during the long running di...More..

by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

He's Very Good - Emre Can Excited By Liverpool Team-Mate's Recovery From Injury

The former Chelsea and Manchester City forward is now claimed to have had his representatives seek out talks with Arsenal over a possible loan deal. Sturridge would challenge Olivier Giroud for the starting s...More..

Obama, in China for G20 summit, expects 'candid' talks with Xi
by | Sunday, September 04, 2016

Obama, in China for G20 summit, expects 'candid' talks with Xi

There have been calls for countries to ratify the deal as soon as possible, so it can be adopted earlier than the planned 2020 start date, to meet the urgent need to tackle climate change . Obama says there wa...More..

by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Possible New Zika Cluster Signals Infection's Advance in Singapore

To-date, there is no vaccine or medicine available to treat Zika, which can also be transmitted sexually. Indonesian Health Ministry spokesman Oscar Primadi said Thursday that health officials are recommendin...More..

SpaceX Investigating Cause of Falcon 9 Explosion that Destroyed Amos-6 Satellite
by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

SpaceX Investigating Cause of Falcon 9 Explosion that Destroyed Amos-6 Satellite

Asked by a Facebook user if the satellite was insured, he replied, "The problem isn't the money; it's that now it may take longer to connect people". The pad is normally cleared of workers before test firings...More..

Group criticizes mass death of bees from Zika spray
by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Group criticizes mass death of bees from Zika spray

Upon investigation, officials concluded that what some beekeepers are calling a "mass killing" was caused by the insecticide intended for mosquitoes . Dorchester County was sprayed with Naled , a common in...More..

by | Friday, September 02, 2016

Oklahoma has eighth highest obesity rate in the country, report says

All states had more than one in five adults (20 percent) with obesity. Black Minnesotans had a slightly higher obesity rate at 29.9 percent in 2015, but this is still significantly lower than the national ave...More..

FDA warns of fatal risks from mixing opioids and sedatives
by | Friday, September 02, 2016

FDA warns of fatal risks from mixing opioids and sedatives

Products that must carry the new warnings include not only benzodiazepines and narcotic pain relievers, but also medications such as cough syrup that contains codeine, an opioid that acts as a cough suppressant...More..

FDA Okays Sandoz Erelzi To Treat Multiple Inflammatory Diseases
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

FDA Okays Sandoz Erelzi To Treat Multiple Inflammatory Diseases

According to the press release announcing the approval, the FDA's Arthritis Advisory Committee was unanimous in its decision on Enbrel . Enbrel was first approved in 1998. The Agency is now reviewing Sa...More..

Novartis wins US OK for biosimilar version of Amgen's Enbrel
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Novartis wins US OK for biosimilar version of Amgen's Enbrel

This drug mimics Enbrel , a €4.5B franchise managed by Amgen in the United States that treats rheumatoid arthritis as well as plaque psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and polyarticular j...More..

One crime each day against foreigners: NCRB 2015 report
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

One crime each day against foreigners: NCRB 2015 report

There's more reason to believe that Bengaluru is getting increasingly unsafe as it had the third highest number (777) of kidnappings and abductions for murder and ransom, as well as for compelling women into ma...More..

Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ
by | Thursday, September 01, 2016

Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ

Branstad's son Eric Branstad is running Trump's Iowa campaign . In comments broadcast on Fox News on Wednesday night, Trump said he would be willing to work with immigrants who have abided by USA laws while ...More..

Polls open across Florida for primary election
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Polls open across Florida for primary election

Key races include the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate and contests for U.S. House nominations in congressional districts across the state. Florida is a closed primary state meaning you can only vote on ...More..

I will 'stop the slaughter' in black communities
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

I will 'stop the slaughter' in black communities

Trump has been reaching out to minority voters since last week. In a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, 77 percent of non-white voters backed Clinton. Despite immediate criticism for the tweet, Trump...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

French official: Calais border deal with United Kingdom must be changed

Around 9,000 migrants, many trying to enter the United Kingdom, are in the Calais camp known as the "Jungle". Britain should open an asylum centre on its own territory to deal with asylum-seekers now camped i...More..

Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment

Under the plan, reimbursement systems would be expanded for Medicaid and Medicare mental health care models. According to a government study, about 1 in 5 adults - or 43.6 million people - had a mental illnes...More..

Locally transmitted Zika virus infects 41 in Singapore
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Locally transmitted Zika virus infects 41 in Singapore

Patients are usually not infectious after the fifth day after developing symptoms, as the transmissibility period is between three and five days, said Professor Leo Yee Sin, Senior Consultant, Communicable Di...More..

Tropical Smoothie Cafe sued: Hepatitis A in Egyptian berries
by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Tropical Smoothie Cafe sued: Hepatitis A in Egyptian berries

Tropical Smoothie Cafe CEO Mike Rotondo issued a video apology on YouTube, and said "we voluntarily and immediately removed all of those strawberries from all of our cafes". According to federal Centers for Dis...More..

by | Sunday, August 28, 2016

Green Party candidate Jill Stein campaigning in Colorado

At a CNN town hall on August 17, she said: "Part of the problem with Hillary's abuse of the rules - she was sort of too big to jail". "With a majority of Americans rejecting (Hillary) Clinton and Trump with r...More..

A look back at the fight for equal rights
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

A look back at the fight for equal rights

However, less than 100 years ago, women weren't granted the ability to cast their ballot. The 1919 proposed Amendment was barely recognized in August 1920. We wanted to honor their public service now, espe...More..

Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year

Pop legend Prince, who died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl in April, is the latest high-profile victim of the addictive and often-counterfeit pills that are sweeping the nation. "This isn't an issue that...More..

Cincinnati Sees Estimated 78 Heroin Overdoses In 2 Days
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Cincinnati Sees Estimated 78 Heroin Overdoses In 2 Days

Maysville Police Chief Ron Rice said because the drugs are more powerful, it sometimes takes several doses of Narcan to offset the overdose. "The benefit for them is if the user survives it is such a powerful h...More..

by | Friday, August 26, 2016

National Park Service Celebrates Centennial With Waived Entrance Fees

Rangers from Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments will lead activities and games. 25, 1916, and it will honor that date by waiving admission to ...More..

Michigan Supreme Court Next Stop For Marijuana Campaign
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Michigan Supreme Court Next Stop For Marijuana Campaign

The campaign argued that the 180-day rule was unconstitutional and unfair, but the state Court of Claims ruled Wednesday that the Board of Canvassers was correct. The amendment would only allow medical mariju...More..

by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Turkey warns Syrian Kurds to withdraw east of Euphrates

On Wednesday, Turkish tanks and special forces poured across the border, helping a force of some 1,500 Syrian rebels seize the border town of Jarablus from IS. "They have not yet withdrawn but we are watching a...More..

Country star Jana Kramer separates from husband Mike Caussin
by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Country star Jana Kramer separates from husband Mike Caussin

After tying the knot a year ago (15), they welcomed daughter Jolie Rae in January (16). A close friend of Kramer's said, "She's been devastated by this". "He's an absolute sweetheart, he's extremely hands...More..

by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Officials Announce Another Local Transmission In Palm Beach County

Curry (View full interview with Dr. Curry here), M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology. The other four cases were connected to mosquitoes in Miami's Wynwood arts district, the first ar...More..

Why Parents Shouldn't Talk About Weight With Their Teens
by | Thursday, August 25, 2016

Why Parents Shouldn't Talk About Weight With Their Teens

The guidelines, which appear in the journalPediatrics, were developed in response to growing concern about teenagers' use of unhealthy methods to lose weight such as inactivity, forced vomiting, and the use o...More..