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North Carolina AG Joins Other States In Suing Opioid Manufacturer

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Tennessee is joining four other states suing Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin and other drugs, for what the state calls "unlawful marketing and promotion" of the drugs. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If necessary, and depending on how the settlement discussions progress, North Dakota will amend its complaint to include additional manufacturers or bring separate suits against other manufacturers or distributors, according to Stenehjem. Read More »

Take part in the National Mental Health at Work Survey 2018

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We believe mental and physical health are of equal importance, which is why we set ourselves a target to match the number of mental and physical first aiders in our organisation. "Bank of Scotland Foundation's new fund is a great example of one of Scotland's prominent funders showing their commitment to helping improve mental health and access to support". Read More »

WOW prices its new India flights from $299 one-way

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Louis-to-Iceland flights, Wow Air said Tuesday that travelers will be able to connect there to go on to Delhi , India, beginning December 5. One-way fares will start at $199 and WOW premium seats will be available for $699. "Subject to availability of flights we intend to increase the frequency to daily sooner than later". Available for travel 10 January - 31 March, 2019. Read More »

Koreans visit Beijing to learn about China's reforms

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Xi advised Kim to "give top priority" to reaching "a comprehensive agreement on denuclearization " with the USA, according to the daily. While questions remain over whether USA firms would want to pour money into North Korea given the many uncertainties, South Korean companies are far more eager to begin investment should sanctions be relaxed. Read More »

Mikel, Lokosa, Ajiboye top Eagles' World Cup provisional list

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And Rohr stuck to his word, with only Amkar Perm left-back, Brian Idowu, Lokomotiv Plovdiv big defender , Stephen Eze, and Joel Obi, the other players included in the squad that weren't part of the qualifiers. The Eagles' spokesman further assured Nigerians that the players selected for the World Cup camp were duly selected as they represent the best legs the country can boast of at the moment. Read More »

Girls Fare Better Than Boys In ICSE and ISC Board Result

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In ICSE , southern region has fared the best with passing percentage of 99.69, followed by western region with 99.67. Mumbai boy Swayam Das emerged the Class 10 all India topper with 99.4 per cent. Her hyperthyroidism meant she could not concentrate on her studies. "I wasn't sure if I would be able to get admission, but now I'm sure I can". "The key to getting good marks is paying attention in class and listening to what your teacher is teaching", said Pendharkar. Read More »

Report shows STDs in California at all-time high

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Chlamydia and gonorrhea were the most rampant among people under 30, with rates of chlamydia highest among young women. If left untreated, gonorrhea and chlamydia can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, which can cause infertility, chronic pelvic pain, and ectopic pregnancy. Read More »

Scientists inject one snail's memories into another's brain

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A new research could disprove traditional neuroscience. For this goal, the injection of specific ribonucleic acids. Once the snail had established an involuntary defensive reflex, the team extracted its ribonucleic acid (RNA ). In a statement for The Guardian , Glanzman commented on the nature of the experiment, noting that the type of memories that were transplanted from one snail to another was crucial to the success of the procedure. Read More »

Attacking the common cold by unshielding its genome

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When viruses invade the body, they use NMT to construct a shell that protects their genomes, which in turn allows them to make copies of themselves. The findings are reported in the journal Nature Chemistry . Scientists hope the new molecule, code-named IMP-1088, can be administered simply using an inhaler. Caused by a family of viruses with hundreds of variants, it is almost impossible to treat, as no single vaccination exists against it, meaning people resort to treating the symptoms ... Read More »

In new ad, Congressional candidate in New Mexico says 'F- the NRA'

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Former state Democratic Party chairwoman Debra Haaland, ex-U.S. attorney for New Mexico Damon Martinez and Antoinette Sedillo Lopez , a former associate dean at the University of New Mexico law school, have outpaced Davis and the other Democrats in the field when it comes to fundraising, based on the most recently filed reports . Read More »

Yohan Cabaye 'unsure' of Crystal Palace future

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There are no lingering doubts about the player's quality now, however, and his blistering run in April saw him pick up his very first Premier League Player of the Month. The home side has failed to score in each of the last three meetings. Albion's tally of three wins in four games is as many as they managed in the previous 42 league matches dating back to March past year. Read More »

'Historic' mental health broadcast this week

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In the North of England there were 35,069 referrals during this time period. 53 trusts provided at least some data for the total number of CAMHS referrals they have had from education settings, showing 25,140 referrals for 2014-15 and 34,757 for 2017-18. Read More »

World Health Organization gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in DRC

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The declaration followed laboratory results that confirmed two cases of the disease. As of Sunday, a total of 39 Ebola cases have been reported in the DRC in the past five weeks, including 18 deaths, according to the WHO. The WHO was criticised for bungling its response to that epidemic, and so has moved quickly. But owing to remote geography and poor transport links, they tended to fizzle out rather than spread to become a national crisis. Read More »

35 people sick from salmonella-contaminated eggs

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The FDA is advising consumers not to eat recalled eggs produced by Rose Acre Farms' Hyde County farm. The outbreak has sickened 12 more people in recent weeks, bringing the total to 35 victims in nine states , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read More »

WHO Calls for Worldwide Elimination of Trans Fats by 2023

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But given their link to cardiovascular disease, trans fats have also been blamed for more than 500,000 deaths annually, according to World Health Organization figures. "As part of the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals, the global community has committed to reducing premature death from non-communicable diseases by one-third by 2030". Read More »

Indigo staffer makes hoax bomb call ay IGI, arrested

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Later, a few Mumbai bound flights which were scheduled to take off from IGI Airport were physically checked after which the call was declared as fake, the report claimed. The SIM card used for making the hoax call has been recovered from the possession of the accused, the police said. Multiple security agencies were alerted and they carried out checks on all Mumbaibased flights, including of IndiGo airline, on that day. Read More »

Kentucky Hosting 2018 NCAA Softball Regionals

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California and Oregon State will be traveling for the regionals, going to Athens, Georgia and Tuscaloosa, Alabama, respectively. Washington (44-8) is the No. Francis at 8:30. They hold a 108-53 record in postseason play, including 12 College World Series appearances and a national championship in 2005. The Big Ten is sending five teams - Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio State, Northwestern and Wisconsin - to the NCAA Tournament. Read More »

'Thugs' burn APC secretariat in Imo

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Iyke Njoku, Zonal Coordinator, Owerri Municipality to Senator Hope Uzodimma representing Orlu Senatorial District of Imo State in the Senate. "I have already petitioned the inspector General of Police over the attack on the secretariat the other Saturday". Read More »

Are Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor dating? The internet wants to know!

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Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's rumoured affair has been fodder for gossip mills for a long time now. "I was actually nervous for my mother and hoping that she has memorised her lines well". When asked how she deals with all the rumours, Raazi actress stated, "My dad ( Mahesh Bhatt ) told me that if someone called him bald, he shouldn't feel bad about it, because, he is bald and that is the truth". Read More »

Thunderstorm likely in north India tomorrow: IMD

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Dust storm and heavy rainfall hit the Capital city. # 05:19 PM: Vistara's Srinagar flight to Delhi has been diverted to Amritsar following bad weather conditions in Delhi. The India Meteorology Department has forecast thunderstorm accompanied with squall or gusty winds across the state on Sunday. It said the districts that could be affected are Bahraich, Shrawasti, Balrampur, Gonda, Siddharth Nagar, Maharajganj, Kushinagar, Gorakhpur, Sant Kabir Nagar, Basti, Faizabad, Sultanpur, ... Read More »

No racism involved in 'attack' on Kashmiris: Delhi Police

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One of the complainants claimed on Friday that the accused had shouted slogans such as "Kashmiri terrorists should be sent back". A video, in which a Kashmiri girl is being mercilessly beaten up by a mob in New Delhi last night, has emerged on Social Media. Read More »

Army doctors 'grew' new ear for soldier in her forearm

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Although her cousin managed to escape with minor wounds, Burrage suffered head injuries as well as compression fractures in the spine. "I was just scared at first but wanted to see what he could do". "Then I remember people walking up to us, asking if we were okay and then I blacked out". Burrage was told by doctors that if she had gone 30 more minutes without receiving medical attention, she would have bled to death. Read More »

This man's blood has saved 2.4 million babies

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Many doctors believe that Jame's blood was highly sought after due to the fact that it contains unusual antibodies that can fight Rhesus D hemolytic disease. According to Jemma Falkenmire of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, more than 17% of Australian women are at risk of developing the condition. Read More »

Brief: Local high schools receive high national ranks

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The top nine CPS schools landed in the top eleven rankings in IL and top four hundred in the nation. The report showed that 75 percent of Del Norte's 2,032 students took the tests in their Advanced Placement courses and 90 percent of those tested passed. Read More »

Nadal falls to Thiem in straight sets at Madrid Open

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I am No. 3 in the Race of the year, which is the most important thing. But that remarkable streak was brought to a close as Nadal surrendered the opener, and Thiem refused to let the momentum slip as he delivered a stirring second-set showing to win 7-5 6-3. Read More »

Kids, Antibiotics and Kidney Stones

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Children and adolescents seem to be the most affected. Scientists already knew that antibiotics alter the composition of the human microbiome-;the community of microorganisms in the body. The team analyzed prior antibiotic exposure for almost 26,000 patients with kidney stones, compared to almost 260,000 control subjects. The strongest risk of developing kidney stones from oral antibiotic use was deemed to be children and adolescents and decreased over time, but remained elevated several ... Read More »

Delhi Daredevils vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Live Cricket Score T20 Match Today

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He brought up his maiden IPL century in the nineteenth over, before smashing boundaries off the final five deliveries of the match (including three consecutive sixes) to finish unbeaten on 128 from 63 deliveries, single-handedly boosting the Daredevils to a defendable 5-187 after contributing nearly two-thirds of his side's total. Read More »

Baton Rouge General celebrates "National Nurses Week"

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Collaboration among healthcare professionals is critical for quality care and patient safety. "Investing in nursing makes economic and social sense". The study did not find an association between longer scheduled shifts and less collaboration. In other words, a 0.17 decrease from the mean score on the RN-RN scale suggests that a unit's rank on the RN-RN score would drop from the 50 percentile to roughly the 30 percentile. Read More »

West Ham's Mark Noble sends message to Manchester United's Paul Pogba

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Alexis Sanchez returned to lead the line but could not inspire the Red Devils to victory - although a share of the spoils was enough to ensure they will finish second to runaway champions Manchester City. 'You watch Manchester City, Tottenham, Chelsea and Liverpool play - and sometimes Arsenal - and you can see the patterns of their attacking play. Read More »

Sheriff: Naked man referenced bomb at Daytona Beach airport

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Deputies and bomb-sniffing dogs soon cleared the terminal, which reopened about 9:40 a.m. A sweep of the airport turned up no sign of explosives, but authorities did find a backpack with the man's clothes hidden in a hole in the wall of a bathroom, Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said . Read More »

Active tax payers in Nigeria surge to 19 million

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She, however, urged Nigerians to trust the government as it is ready to deliver on its promises of improving the economy and providing sustainable infrastructure development. Osinbajo lamented the low tax paying culture of Nigerians, adding that at six per cent, the country had one of the lowest tax to Gross Domestic Product ratio in the world. Read More »

Buhari returns to Abuja from London

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By the appointment, Keyamo becomes the official spokesperson for Buhari's campaign for the 2019 presidential poll. Reports have it that the president who arrived Nigeria on Friday had initially planned to return on Saturday but chose to reduce his stay in the United Kingdom by a day. Read More »

Tobacco and alcohol pose biggest threat to human health

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FRIDAY, May 11, 2018 It's smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol - and not taking illegal drugs - that pose the greatest risks to people's health, a new global study contends. Roughly a quarter of the Eastern European population smokes, and it's a little more modest in Central Europe and Western Europe (23.7 percent and 20.9 percent, respectively). Read More »

Cancer Docs: We Need More Research on Medical Marijuana

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The survey asked oncologists about their discussions with patients, recommendations they provided, and their knowledge of medical marijuana . The research published online today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . After analyzing responses from the nationally representative sample of oncologists, there was "a concerning discrepancy" between their knowledge and practices. Read More »

Ebola: Nigeria begins screening of travelers from high-risk countries

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DRC is recording the latest cases of the virus after over a year since the outbreak killed four people. "According to our early information, the cases have been reported since December and the first deaths were reported in January, but the link between the deaths and the epidemic has not yet been established", WHO Congo spokesperson Eugene Kabambi told Reuters . Read More »

Did Rita Ora just come out with her new bisexual anthem?

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Charli said that when it came to teaming up with Rita she didn't gave it a second thought and was instantly up for it. Due to the four women's hectic schedules putting the song together proved tricky at times but everyone was keen to get their version of the track finished. Read More »

Kuwait, Philippines sign deal to regulate domestic labor

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Duterte ordered the ban after the body of Joanna Demafelis, a Filipino domestic helper, was discovered in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait. Thousands of Filipino workers in Kuwait have been repatriated since. In a news conference held in Kuwait on Wednesday night, Roque confirmed that the Kuwaiti government had agreed to ensure humane treatment for the OFWs in the Gulf nation by signing the MoA today. Read More »

Aggregate Industries call for focus on mental health

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The County of Mercer, through the Department of Human Services and its Division of Mental Health, funds and supports numerous local mental health agencies to provide help for those with mental health challenges. Of course not-they don't have to be as long as the individual seeks early treatment. Roger Cutsforth, Chief Executive at The Radio Academy, said: "We have a responsibility to recognise the unique place we in radio occupy in people's lives". Read More »

Eurovision cuts ties with China after they censored Ireland's performance

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So, we have set you a quiz to test your knowledge of this year's participants. Of the countries participating in the second semi-final to reach the final failed Romania, San Marino, Russia, Georgia, Poland, Malta, Latvia and Montenegro. Back in 1956, Jetty Paerl's De Vogels Van Holland, sent by the Netherlands, was the very first entry performed at the Eurovision Song Contest . However, Eurovision fansite ESCToday is reporting that O'Shaughnessy's entire performance was censored in ... Read More »

India calls for dialogue to resolve Iran nuclear accord dispute

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We know how the things are going. All my friends want to leave Iran. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said it was "totally unclear what the USA envisages as an alternative to the deal". Stoking fears of a Middle East arms race, Saudi Foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir told CNN the kingdom would pursue its own nuclear weapons if Iran resumed its alleged quest for the bomb. Read More »

Farrah Fawcett's son arrested for robbing store at knifepoint

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Authorities claim that Redmond fled the store after the clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of cash just before 2:30am. He was taken to jail, and is now being held with a $50,000 bail. Nobody knows what to do with Redmond . There was no information on whether O'Neal's father reached out to him following the arrest. From what I've seen, there is no way he's going to survive'. Read More »

Adeyeye dumps PDP, faults governorship primaries

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Governor Ayo Fayose led a vehement prayer session against the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state, asking God to further put confusion into the primary of the party slated for Saturday. Recall that Adeyeye lost the primary election by 771 votes to 1190 votes scored by Olusola. He charged members of the party desiring to fly the flag of the party at any level to return to the grassroots and market themselves because in a rebranded PDP, ticket is not given in party offices, but by the ... Read More »