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Feds issue warning as plague of synthetic weed laced with rat poison spreads - NBCNews.com


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Feds issue warning as plague of synthetic weed laced with rat poison spreads
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Illinois has been hit hardest by spate of synthetic weed laced with rat poison incidents, but it is spreading. by Corky Siemaszko / Apr.11.2018 / 11:01 AM ET. A pouch of synthetic marijuana.Washington Post/Getty Images. Breaking News Emails. Get ...

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Bill Gates says it would be a “tragedy” not to take advantage of CRISPR gene-editing - Quartz


Quartz

Bill Gates says it would be a “tragedy” not to take advantage of CRISPR gene-editing
Quartz
In an piece for Foreign Policy published yesterday (April 10), Gates outlined the case for using CRISPR and other gene-editing techniques on a global scale to meet growing demand for food and to improve disease prevention, particularly for malaria. “It ...
Scientists Edit Thousands of Genes at Once With Upgraded CRISPRGizmodo
Ready to Go, But?GenomeWeb
New bioinformatics tool identifies and classifies CRISPR-Cas systemsEurekAlert (press release)
Yahoo News UK
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NJ has most E. coli cases as mysterious outbreak hits 6 other states - NJ.com


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NJ has most E. coli cases as mysterious outbreak hits 6 other states
NJ.com
New Jersey has now become part of a seven-state investigation into outbreaks of a severe strain of E. coli, which nationwide has caused a half-dozen people to be hospitalized and one person to experience kidney failure, according to the Centers for ...
CDC Probes Mysterious E. Coli Outbreak in 7 States, Including ConnecticutNBC Connecticut
Multi-state illnesses linked to mysterious E.coli outbreakWFSB
Multistate E. coli Outbreak Caused by Unknown Food SourceFood Safety Magazine
Contagionlive.com -WND.com -News Radio 1310 KLIX -Food Poisoning Bulletin
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A hot shower can cure this symptom of heavy marijuana use - New York Daily News


New York Daily News

A hot shower can cure this symptom of heavy marijuana use
New York Daily News
Vomiting from frequent heavy marijuana smoking can evidently be remedied by taking a hot shower. The condition experienced by habitual smokers is called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, and its symptoms include vomiting, abdominal pain and severe ...
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome: What GIs should knowHealio
Secondhand Pot: Is It Really More Dangerous Than Cigarettes?The Corvallis Advocate
Smoking Pot While Breastfeeding: Can Marijuana Turn Up In Breast Milk?Tech Times
Popular Science -Yahoo News -Live Science -Atlanta Journal Constitution
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A hot shower can cure this symptom of heavy marijuana use - New York Daily News


New York Daily News

A hot shower can cure this symptom of heavy marijuana use
New York Daily News
Vomiting from frequent heavy marijuana smoking can evidently be remedied by taking a hot shower. The condition experienced by habitual smokers is called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, and its symptoms include vomiting, abdominal pain and severe ...
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome: What GIs should knowHealio
Secondhand Pot: Is It Really More Dangerous Than Cigarettes?The Corvallis Advocate
Smoking Pot While Breastfeeding: Can Marijuana Turn Up In Breast Milk?Tech Times
Popular Science -ActionNewsJax.com -Yahoo News -HuffPost South Africa
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Run-ins with Carfentanil: The opioid 5000 times more potent than heroin - Fox News


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Run-ins with Carfentanil: The opioid 5000 times more potent than heroin
Fox News
A lethal dose of Carfentanil (center) or carfentanyl, compared with lethal doses of heroin (left) and fentanyl (right). (Drug Enforcement Administration ). MANCHESTER, N.H. – On a snowy morning last month in New Hampshire, an officer with the ...
Despite decline in prescriptions, opioid deaths skyrocketing due to heroin, synthetic drugsChicago Tribune
Confronting the Opioid CrisisInside Higher Ed
Opinion | Here is how to head off the opioid problem at the sourceThe Tennessean
The Cannabist -Syracuse.com -Washington Post -KHOU.com
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A sperm whale that washed up on a beach in Spain had 64 pounds of plastic and waste in its stomach - CNN


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A sperm whale that washed up on a beach in Spain had 64 pounds of plastic and waste in its stomach
CNN
(CNN) When a young sperm whale washed up on a beach in southern Spain, scientists wanted to know what killed it. They now know: waste -- 64 pounds of it. Most of it plastic, but also ropes, pieces of net and other debris lodged in its stomach. The ...
Huge whale died because ingested piece of plasticThe Siver Times

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A sperm whale that washed up on a beach in Spain had 64 pounds of plastic and waste in its stomach - CNN


CNN

A sperm whale that washed up on a beach in Spain had 64 pounds of plastic and waste in its stomach
CNN
(CNN) When a young sperm whale washed up on a beach in southern Spain, scientists wanted to know what killed it. They now know: waste -- 64 pounds of it. Most of it plastic, but also ropes, pieces of net and other debris lodged in its stomach. The ...

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Atlanta Pollen Count Highest Since 2015 - Patch.com


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Atlanta Pollen Count Highest Since 2015
Patch.com
The local pollen count skyrocketed to over 5,000 on Wednesday — higher than it's been in three years. Read some tips for dealing with it. By Doug Gross, Patch Staff | Apr 11, 2018 9:54 am ET. 0. Atlanta Pollen Count Highest Since 2015. ATLANTA, GA ...
Pollen count soars to 5098 — the highest since 2015Atlanta Journal Constitution
Pollen count more than 5000 | Highest in three years11Alive.com WXIA

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Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, causes severe bleeding in 100 others - Reno Gazette Journal


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Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, causes severe bleeding in 100 others
Reno Gazette Journal
Illnesses have been linked to fake marijuana before but this is the first outbreak involving rat poison contamination. Loading… Post to Facebook. Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, causes severe bleeding in 100 others Illnesses have been ...
Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100KWCH
Synthetic Marijuana Claims Third Victim In IllinoisThe Fresh Toast
Fake 'weed' kills 3, leaves more than 100 with severe bleedingSTLtoday.com
Abccolumbia.com
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Stopping long-term opioid therapy has no effect on pain levels: study - NOLA.com


Portland Business Journal

Stopping long-term opioid therapy has no effect on pain levels: study
NOLA.com
Opioids including Vicodin and fentanyl patches worked no better than Tylenol and other over-the-counter pills at relieving chronic back pain and hip and knee arthritis in a year-long study of mostly men at Minneapolis VA clinics. Both groups had slight ...
Portland VA study says that patients have same long-term pain with or without opioidsOregonLive.com
Quitting opioids makes no difference to pain levels: OHSU studyPortland Business Journal

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The truth about maternal death - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

The truth about maternal death
Medical Xpress
Women die in childbirth at alarming rates. Maternal death is an excellent example of what the famous economist and philosopher Amartya Sen calls a "remediable injustice" —a condition that is fundamentally unfair and within our capacity to change ...
Computer 'Mis-clicks' Faulted for Data that Showed Spiking Maternal MortalityConcho valley homepage
FIGO Dubai Congress addresses crucial maternal health issuesZAWYA
Texas's maternal mortality rate was unbelievably high. Now we know why.Washington Post

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FIGO Dubai Congress addresses crucial maternal health issues - ZAWYA


FIGO Dubai Congress addresses crucial maternal health issues
ZAWYA
Dubai, UAE: Critical health issues pertaining to women across the world were discussed in depth at the FIGO Regional Congress of Middle East & Africa which commenced in Dubai. The three-day meeting from April 11th to 13this being held at the ...

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Smoking Pot While Breastfeeding: Can Marijuana Turn Up In Breast Milk? - Tech Times


Tech Times

Smoking Pot While Breastfeeding: Can Marijuana Turn Up In Breast Milk?
Tech Times
Women, who regularly smoke marijuana while breastfeeding, could have exposed their babies to THC, a psychoactive ingredient found in cannabis. Scientists have yet to find its effects on the baby's neurological development. ( Miguel Medina | Getty ...
A third of heavy pot users suffer severe nausea—and they've all landed on the same weird solutionPopular Science
Marijuana transfers to breast milk for moms who smoke pot, study saysAtlanta Journal Constitution
What happens if you smoke pot while breastfeedingYahoo News
POPSUGAR -Live Science -HealthDay -Healthline
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Does talcum powder cause cancer? A legal and scientific battle rages - CNN


CNN

Does talcum powder cause cancer? A legal and scientific battle rages
CNN
(CNN) Visitors who walk into Deborah Giannecchini's ranch house in Modesto, California, will notice a well-tended garden, four small dogs who greet every visitor with enthusiasm and a sign that hangs prominently displayed in her living room that reads ...

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Pay gaps persist for female and African American physicians in US - Reuters


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Pay gaps persist for female and African American physicians in US
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Although salaries for U.S. physicians edged higher in 2018, gaps in compensation remained unchanged for females and African Americans, according to Medscape's latest Physician Compensation Report, online April 11. “The gender gap ...
Medscape's annual physician compensation report finds modest increase in physician payEurekAlert (press release)
Report: Despite Physician Salary Increases, Wage Gaps Still ExistU.S. News & World Report

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Woman's jaw regrown by 9cm in UK first operation after cancer - BBC News


BBC News

Woman's jaw regrown by 9cm in UK first operation after cancer
BBC News
A woman who lost her jaw to cancer has had it regrown from her own skin and bone. Val Blunden had the bottom of her mouth and chin destroyed by cancer more than two years ago. The 55-year-old was left unable to eat, drink and talk, taking early ...
UK Woman, 55 who lost her jaw to cancer undergone in pioneering surgeryWeek Facts
Woman, 55, who was left unable to speak or eat after losing her jaw to mouth cancer has seen 3.5 INCHES of bone ...Daily Mail

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