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It has the power to save lives by targeting opioid overdoses - something that kills more than 140 Americans every day. Walgreens announced Tuesday that all their pharmacies nationwide carry Narcan, one of the name brands for naloxone. Walgreens added that patients will be instructed to call 911 and seek medical attention after administration of the drug. Walgreens has also collected more than 155 tons of unwanted medications through its safe medication disposal kiosks in 600 pharmacies ...
  • Two-thirds of US baby food tested positive for arsenic, dangerous toxins

    Two-thirds of US baby food tested positive for arsenic, dangerous toxins

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    Of about 530 products that the researchers tested, 65 percent were found positive for arsenic, 58 percent for cadmium, 36 percent for lead, and 10 percent for acrylamide. "There are a lot of troubling news stories about arsenic in baby rice cereal and lead in water, as well as pesticides, antibiotic resistance and additives in foods", Clean Label Project wrote on its site.
  • UN adds more items to list of prohibited goods for N. Korea

    UN adds more items to list of prohibited goods for N. Korea

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    House lawmakers on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of the bill, which was renamed the "Otto Warmbier North Korea Nuclear Sanctions Act " after the 22-year-old University of Virginia student. They said in a statement, "Kim and his regime, tortured and brutalized Otto, causing his untimely and tragic death". The Sept. 11 sanctions resolution bans North Korea from importing all natural gas liquids and condensates.
  • Boko Haram Fighters Ambush Nigerian Soldiers, Kill 8

    Boko Haram Fighters Ambush Nigerian Soldiers, Kill 8

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    Despite clashes within the group, Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency has left at least 20,000 civilians dead in northeast Nigeria. The spokesman for 3 Division, Nigerian Army base in Damaturu, Colonel Kayode Ogunsanya, who also confirmed the attack, said casualty was recorded on both sides.
  • What you need to know about the plague

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    South Africa was warned alongside Kenya, Comoros, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Mozambique, France's La Réunion, the Seychelles, and Tanzania. Depending on the type of plague, bubonic or pneumonic, there is a 30-100% chance of death within 72 hours if left untreated, according to the WHO.
  • Doctors misdiagnosing type 3c diabetes for type 2

    Doctors misdiagnosing type 3c diabetes for type 2

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    Previous studies have found that as well as taking insulin, sufferers can also benefit from taking digestive enzymes with food. The researchers analysed over 30,000 adult-onset cases of diabetes and found that 559 occurred after pancreatic disease.
  • Walker using anthem protests as campaign issue

    Walker using anthem protests as campaign issue

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    Another suggestion for all those who don't like the kneelers: let's close the concession stands and restrooms five minutes before the anthem is played so that everyone can stand at attention. According to the poll, 51% of the country believes professional sports leagues should not require their players to stand for the national anthem and 47% believe they should.
  • Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma to get married this December

    Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma to get married this December

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    Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar heaped praise on Indian skipper Virat Kohli hailing the 28-year-old's aggressiveness and attitude towards the game . If they do not get married in December, they might have to wait for some time as India will travel to South Africa, and there is no way that the BCCI will allow him time to miss such a prestigious series.
  • Customer tackles bank robber

    Customer tackles bank robber

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    He got a clerk to put money in a bag, but then the customer slams him to the floor, takes his gun, and tosses the bag of cash across the room. Officers were able to charge Ryall after Sakosky and bank employees identified him as the robber, according to WNEP-TV.
  • Under Analysts' Radar: Weatherford International Ltd (WFT)

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    About 37.78M shares traded or 99.79% up from the average. It has underperformed by 14.55% the S&P500. In other Weatherford International news, VP Douglas M. It also reduced Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg Ltd (NYSE:TSM) stake by 163,212 shares and now owns 3.80M shares. Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q2 2017.
  • Flesh-eating disease kills man who was repairing Harvey-flooded homes

    Flesh-eating disease kills man who was repairing Harvey-flooded homes

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    On Monday, the Galveston County Health District said the man went to a hospital on October 10 with a "seriously" infected wound on his upper left arm. "As it spreads, it's going up the space between the muscle and skin, and as it does that, it kills all the nerves and the blood vessels can clot". The CDC estimates there have been 700 and 1,100 diagnosed cases of necrotizing fasciitis in the United States each year, but says that those numbers are conservative.
  • Toronto's St. Joseph's Health Centre to host free flu shot clinic

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    The flu vaccine is now available at doctor's offices and walk-in clinics throughout the city and county. "As flu season approaches, this is a great opportunity for the public to get vaccinated while helping the OC Health Care Agency (HCA) exercise our capabilities to distribute medications to the community in an emergency scenario", said Dr.