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In Opioid Lawsuit, Massachusetts Is First to Blame Drug Executives

Healey said Purdue targeted veterans, seniors and other vulnerable populations, and that the company's actions fueled the opioid epidemic. Healey's lawsuit...


Relief for Indian doctors, nurses as United Kingdom lifts visa cap

According to the Telegraph, Javid has warned Prime Minister Theresa May in a letter that increased recruitment of doctors from outside the European Union has ...


Epileptic boy at center of United Kingdom cannabis oil case hospitalised

The child, from Castlederg in Co Tyrone, started the treatment in 2016 in the U.S., where medical marijuana is legal. "Medication has been released by the Hom...


David Spade donates $100000 to mental health charity after sister-in-law's death

If our attention spans were longer, what more could be done? "More people suffer from mental health issues than we may realize but no one should ever feel a...


Salmonella outbreak in Missouri, other states, linked to precut melon

Products produced at this facility have been distributed in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, ...


West Nile Virus Reported In Michigan, Marking First Case Of 2018

Grayson County Health Department staff says standing water areas like Waterloo Lake are the most popular breeding grounds for mosquitoes. The North Shore Mosqui...


Avoid eating unhealthy at workplace, it can add on empty calories quickly

Department of Agriculture Food Acquisition and Purchasing Survey. It found employees eat more than 1,000 calories a week at work - and most of it is obtai...


One-third of American adults take medications that cause depression

The data used in the study were collected as part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey . To list a few of the commonly-prescribed medicati...


Erectile Dysfunction May Double Heart Disease Risk, Says Study

Investigators adjusted for major risk factors such as smoking , diabetes , family history of CHD, cholesterol levels, and systolic blood pressure, as well as ...


Research Report For Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)

Shares of Boston Scientific opened at $31.95 on Thursday, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Orrstown Financial holds 0% or 73 shares in its portfolio. Hbk Invs L ...


Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

Other problems, such as relationship issues, alcoholism or substance abuse or financial struggles push many people over the edge. One thing is for certain: el...


One in three Americans take meds with depressive side effects

Researchers at the University of IL at Chicago analyzed data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey , a large and nationally representative ...


Polio re-emerges in Venezuela almost 30 years after eradication

Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria, are the only other countries that suffer from endemic polio, a childhood virus that can cause paralysis or death. . Venezuela...


Toddlers could be consuming more sugar than recommended for adults, study finds

The added sugar included cane sugar, high-fructose corn syrup and honey. According to the CDC children under the age of 2 should not get added sugar at all. D...


Idaho Child Diagnosed With Plague; Only 5th Human Case In State’s History

A child in Idaho is recovering after being treated for the bubonic plague this week. A child in Elmore County is recovering from a plague infection, state hea...


Salmonella melon recall includes these Georgia stores

The reported cases were in IL (6), in (11), MI (32), Missouri (10) and OH (1). As reported by The New York Times , packages of fresh-cut watermelon, honeydew...


What To Watch For As Trump Takes Aim At ACA Protections

The Trump administration's decision to abandon the Affordable Care Act in an ongoing court challenge could affect some of the most popular pillars of the la...


Trump’s New Plan to Dismantle Obamacare Comes With Political Risks

On April 26, 2018, the plaintiff states, joined by two individual plaintiffs, asked the court to enter a preliminary injunction invalidating the law. If the co...


This new blood test can predict due date and premature birth

Researchers have developed an cheap blood test they say can predict a pregnant women's due date and potentially identify women at risk for of preterm birth;...


Relay for Life Tonight at Wilton High School

Survivors, those who died as a result of cancer and their caregivers were also honored during the relay. "In 2012, I was diagnosed unexpectedly with uterine c...