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Wal-Mart Wants To Battle Opioid Abuse Crisis With New Disposal Service

Wal-Mart Wants To Battle Opioid Abuse Crisis With New Disposal Service Patients with chronic prescriptions will get a free DisposeRX packet every six months. The company, which has 70 locations in New Jersey, announced a plan to introducing a new, free program starting January 17 for people who fill their opioid prescriptions at its pharmacies, Walmart said in a press release . [Full Article...]

Afghanistan's maiden Test in Bangalore in June

Afghanistan's maiden Test in Bangalore in June Eight out of the 12 Test playing nations have been part of day-night cricket but not top-ranked India . " India and Afghanistan's relationship goes back to centuries, and cricket has only added to it". Afghanistan have emerged as a competitive worldwide team, with strong performances in the limited-overs format including two one-day series victories in Zimbabwe. [Full Article...]

Casino cruise ship catches fire with 50 passengers aboard, officials say

Casino cruise ship catches fire with 50 passengers aboard, officials say The shuttle boat caught fire about 4 p.m. Sunday, quickly engulfing the boat close to shore near residential neighborhoods. A spokeswoman for Tropical Breeze Casino , which operated the shuttle, identified the deceased passenger as a 42-year-old woman. [Full Article...]

More illnesses linked to E. coli in leafy greens, possibly romaine lettuce

More illnesses linked to E. coli in leafy greens, possibly romaine lettuce The outbreak of E. coli has made at least 17 people sick in 13 states, including a case in OH, according to the CDC . Eighteen people have become ill, nine people were hospitalized, and one person died in California. "We're working closely with partners to identify that source". Canada also experienced an outbreak and identified romaine lettuce as the source of illnesses there, but wh... [Full Article...]

Kyler Baughman dies of flu five days after catching it.

Kyler Baughman dies of flu five days after catching it. People who suspect they have the flu should seek medical assistance within 48 hours of when they started feeling ill as the treatment is most effective within this timeframe. Baughman told the outlet her son was sent home early due to his condition. "People can actually die from the flu". At that point, Baughman's health began to deteriorate rapidly. [Full Article...]

Widespread flu activity grows statewide

Widespread flu activity grows statewide State health officials say flu activity is widespread across Indiana. 'I've already gone through eight in the last three hours we've been open, ' he added. "The current numbers exceed where we were at this time during the 2009-10 H1N1 pandemic", said Charity Dean, county public health officer. In light of panic over reports of the vaccine's effectiveness, the CDC reported that it expects the A... [Full Article...]

4 powerlifters killed, world champion Saksham Yadav injured in Delhi vehicle crash

4 powerlifters killed, world champion Saksham Yadav injured in Delhi vehicle crash Bodies of four powerlifting players killed in the national capital were brought to their residence. Yadav, a resident of Nagloi in north Delhi, won gold for India in powerlifting world championship held in Moscow previous year. The athlete had sustained grievous head injuries and severe internal bleeding. DCP (Rohini) Rajneesh Gupta said the deceased have been identified as Tikamchand alias Ti... [Full Article...]

CNN Cuts Off White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller, Moves to Commercial

He called his comments to Wolff "grotesque". His comments came as Steve Bannon , the former White House aide who gives damaging quotes in the book, expressed regret at the comments attributed to him. My support is also unwavering for the president and his agenda - as I have shown daily in my national radio broadcasts, on the pages of Breitbart News and in speeches and appearances from Tokyo a... [Full Article...]

PM Modi says cleanliness survey to begin on January 4

PM Modi says cleanliness survey to begin on January 4 Speaking about the change in the Haj rules, he said, "It had come to our notice that if a Muslim woman wants to go on Haj, she must have a "Mehram" or a male guardian, otherwise she can not travel, it was discriminatory, we have changed this rule and this year around 1300 women applied to go without a male guardian". [Full Article...]

Suspect who pulled knife on Bi-Lo employee arrested say police

Suspect who pulled knife on Bi-Lo employee arrested say police He was wearing a black ski mask, a black hooded sweatshirt and black trousers. Surveillance image of possible getaway vehicle. The second suspect is also described as an African-American male, in his early 20s, possibly with freckles. At least two teenagers face serious charges after Greenville police said they used a gun to rob at least two people in two different Upstate cities over two days... [Full Article...]

Monterey County sees first flu death of season

Monterey County sees first flu death of season The flu season is here in IL. Children ages 14 and under not seeking medical treatment will not be allowed to visit patients in Mercy or CoxHealth hospitals until further notice. Cases were also reported in lesser numbers in Des Plaines, Park Ridge, Niles, Glenview, Northbrook, Prospect Heights and western Rolling Meadows. "It's not too late to get a flu shot to protect against this serious di... [Full Article...]

Doctors warn flu season could peak due to travel, parties

Doctors warn flu season could peak due to travel, parties Mary Healy at Texas Children's Hospital. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone over the age of 6 get their flu shot each season. Swartzentruber recommends for the best outcome if you get the flu, you should seek treatment within the first 48 hours. The 2017-18 flu season may turn out be a pretty rough one, if the early trends hold steady. [Full Article...]

More young women are using pot during pregnancy

More young women are using pot during pregnancy Over that same period, the proportion of pregnant women aged 18 to 24 using marijuana rose from 10 percent to 19 percent. Smoking marijuana is on the rise among pregnant women in California , a new study has found. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , marijuana use by pregnant women can lead to health problems in infants such as low birth weight and developmen... [Full Article...]

Alleged British 'drug smuggler' escapes death penalty in Egypt

Alleged British 'drug smuggler' escapes death penalty in Egypt Plummer's family said she did not realize Tramadol was illegal in Egypt when she chose to bring the pills to help with her husband's chronic back pain, which she obtained from a friend, the BBC reports. Plummer met her partner Aziz, also known as Caboo, three years ago in Sharm El Sheikh where he was working as a lifeguard. The shop worker added she had been given the tablets by a colleagu... [Full Article...]

Harry Kane scores three as Tottenham thrash Southampton 5-2 in London

Harry Kane scores three as Tottenham thrash Southampton 5-2 in London Kane's third goal also moved him ahead of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi for the most goals for club and country by any player in Europe's major leagues in 2017, delighting manager Pochettino. When he topped last season's goal standings with 29 in 30 games, his scoring rate of 0.97 was the highest achieved by any Golden Boot victor in the league's 25-year history. [Full Article...]

Why Eric Schmidt Is Stepping Down from Alphabet's Board

Why Eric Schmidt Is Stepping Down from Alphabet's Board The company plans to appoint a new chairman to the board. No reason was provided for the change. "Sergey [Brin], Sundar [Pichai] and I all believe that the time is right in Alphabet's evolution for this transition", said Schmidt in a statement . [Full Article...]

#24 Florida State makes 19 threes in rout of Southern Miss

#24 Florida State makes 19 threes in rout of Southern Miss With less than a week remaining until FSU's bowl game, it is unclear what the Seminoles and the NCAA could do to rectify the situation. "As a result, Florida State's bowl countable record is 5-6, thus making them ineligible for a bowl game this season". [Full Article...]

Eating Green Leafy Vegetables May Prevent Memory Decline

Eating Green Leafy Vegetables May Prevent Memory Decline Her team analysed the eating habits of 960 people, with an average age of 81, who did not have dementia and tracked them for an average of 4.7 years. It also improves the overall health of the brain. People who don't like the pungent green taste of kale can achieve the same effect with other leafy green vegetables, the researchers say. [Full Article...]

Sex between snow monkeys and sika deer may be 'new behavioural tradition'

Sex between snow monkeys and sika deer may be 'new behavioural tradition' Gunst-Leca - who apparently doesn't have much of an imagination - said it wasn't clear at first what exactly was going on. Researchers found that monkeys' inclination towards mounting deer, while rather surprising, is not an abnormal thing, Newsweek reports . [Full Article...]

Mourinho asked to clarify City comments

Mourinho asked to clarify City comments Jermain Defoe was dropped despite scoring twice in a 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace at the weekend and, after he replaced Stanislas with 19 minutes remaining, De Gea was required to keep out the England striker and a stoppage-time effort from Fraser to ensure United took maximum points. [Full Article...]


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