• Drug take-back collects 3500 pounds of pills

    Drug take-back collects 3500 pounds of pills

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    The seven Upper Peninsula Michigan State Police (MSP) posts collected 193.86 pounds of prescription drugs during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day held on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The DEA program, which allows people to drop off unwanted or unused prescription pills with no questions asked, proved so popular that Canton last June installed a 24/7 drop box in the police station lobby, where 285 pounds of pills have since been dumped.
  • FDA Warns You Can 'Overdose' On Black Licorice This Halloween

    FDA Warns You Can 'Overdose' On Black Licorice This Halloween

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    Couple this with the other good news that most people aren't eating any black licorice at all, and you probably have very little to actually be concerned about. The FDA offered the following advice for people who enjoy black licorice . It has been used as a treatment for heartburn, stomach ulcers, bronchitis, sore throat, cough and some infections caused by viruses, such as hepatitis; however, NIH says there are insufficient data available to determine if licorice is effective in treating ...
  • Crystal meth found in Wisconsin child's Halloween candy

    Crystal meth found in Wisconsin child's Halloween candy

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    Police in Wisconsin said a baggie of crystal meth was found in a child's Halloween candy . Local police have encouraged parents to throw away candy their children obtained during trick-or-treating as a precautionary measure. "We haven't received any other reports". Right now this is an isolated incident, but if there was more out there, if it does get through the Ziploc baggies and kids are touching this candy, that can be very risky to them.
  • President Buhari presides over APC national caucus meeting

    President Buhari presides over APC national caucus meeting

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    Tinubu who spoke on Monday after a closed door meeting with President Buhari informed that there is no cabal in President Muhammadu Buhari's government. The President was to host the lawmakers to dinner at the new Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja, by 8:30p.m. on Thursday. It also had in attendance by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, and Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State.
  • Baby Denied Kidney Hospitalized, Congressmen Support Rally Tonight Outside Egleston

    Baby Denied Kidney Hospitalized, Congressmen Support Rally Tonight Outside Egleston

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    Many are asking why his hospital chose to delay the procedure for three months instead of allowing his father, who is a ideal match according to family, to donate earlier this month. a kidney on October 3rd. "And January 2018 we will think about re-evaluating you basically", said Burgess, according to Fox. Emory Hospital announced that the boy's procedure would be revisited in January after the father showed three months of good behavior and appropriately filled out parole documents.
  • Iowa reports first flu-related death of 2017-18 season

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    The clinic will be held from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cameron Parish Health Unit, at 107 Recreation Center Lane. Most insurance companies, including Medicare, will cover a flu shot, Oeding said, and the health department participates in Vaccines for Children, which provides the vaccine to uninsured or underinsured people 18 years of age and younger.
  • Boss Mustapha named as new SGF, See full Profile

    Boss Mustapha named as new SGF, See full Profile

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    Until his appointment as SGF, Boss Gida Mustapha was the Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA). "NANS is conclusively calling on the newly appointed SGF to see the appointment as a clarion call to service, based on tested and proven integrity".
  • Wesley Hoedt: 'Southampton have dropped far too many points'

    Wesley Hoedt: 'Southampton have dropped far too many points'

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    Hughton is also clear of the difficulties of Premier League life stating, " we can in this division lose five or six games on the spin, and we need to make sure this does not happen ". "After that, we dropped too deep and didn't play to our strengths". Southampton , who would have climbed to seventh had they held on, host Burnley next Saturday.