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Study: Shootings kill or injure 19 US children each day - ABC News

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 04:10

Financial Express

Study: Shootings kill or injure 19 US children each day
ABC News
Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence. The analysis of 2002-14 U.S. data is billed as the most ...
19 US children are killed or inured in shootings each day, says studyDaily News & Analysis

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Colorado group wants to ban sale of cell phones for kids under 13 - FOX31 Denver

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 21:27

FOX31 Denver

Colorado group wants to ban sale of cell phones for kids under 13
FOX31 Denver
DENVER -- Here in Colorado, there's a new grassroots effort to stop the sale of cell phones for use by children under the age of 13. The group, Parents Against Underage Smartphones (PAUS), is collecting signatures to get the initiative on the 2018 ballot.
Nation's first childhood smartphone ban possible in ColoradoSalina Post
Ballot language approved for age limits on smartphone salesArizona Daily Star
Colorado Considers Ban On Preteens Owning Cell PhonesThe Daily Caller
9NEWS.com
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NPR News Nuggets: A Name Game, Curry Fever & A Hand Sign Battle - WUNC

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 19:25

WUNC

NPR News Nuggets: A Name Game, Curry Fever & A Hand Sign Battle
WUNC
Go ahead and serve your dinner guests carrots, but just don't call them carrots. Oli Scarff / AFP/Getty Images. Gene Simmons, the frontman of Kiss, wants to trademark the hand sign shown here. View Slideshow 2 of 2. Gene Simmons, the frontman of Kiss, ...

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Six members of president Trumps advisory council on HIV/AIDs have resigned - The Verge

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 19:16

The Verge

Six members of president Trumps advisory council on HIV/AIDs have resigned
The Verge
The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) is a body responsible for providing recommendations and information to the president, as well as overseeing the nation's strategy for combatting the illness. On Friday, six members of the council ...
Six Top Experts Resigned From Donald Trump's HIV/AIDS Advisory PanelHuffPost
Six Experts Resign From President's HIV/AIDS Advisory Panel41 NBC News
Six Experts Resign From Donald Trump HIV/AIDS PanelNDTV
Washington Examiner -LancasterOnline -Winston-Salem Journal -Gay Star News
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NPR News Nuggets: A Name Game, Curry Fever & A Hand Sign Battle - KUOW News and Information

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 18:35

KUOW News and Information

NPR News Nuggets: A Name Game, Curry Fever & A Hand Sign Battle
KUOW News and Information
Go ahead and serve your dinner guests carrots, but just don't call them carrots. Oli Scarff / AFP/Getty Images. Gene Simmons, the frontman of Kiss, wants to trademark the hand sign shown here. View Slideshow 2 of 2. Gene Simmons, the frontman of Kiss, ...

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Team works to map disease killing thousands of Hawaii trees - Charlotte Observer

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 15:44

West Hawaii Today

Team works to map disease killing thousands of Hawaii trees
Charlotte Observer
A field crew is working to track the rapid ohia death fungal disease that has killed thousands of trees in Hawaii. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2soUVFo ) the team visited the Hilo Forest Reserve Wednesday as a high priority portion ...
Boots on the ground: Field crew's work in forests critical in fight against rapid ohia deathHawaii Tribune Herald

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Baltimore City running low on opioid overdose remedy - Baltimore Sun

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 15:32

Baltimore Sun

Baltimore City running low on opioid overdose remedy
Baltimore Sun
Baltimore health officials are running low on naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug used hundreds of times by bystanders in the last couple of years to save lives. Dr. Leana Wen, the city health commissioner, said demand has jumped significantly ...
Baltimore says it is running low on anti-overdose drugWashington Post

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Mom's grief spurs NY bill targeting opioid dealers in deaths - ABC News

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 14:44

Mom's grief spurs NY bill targeting opioid dealers in deaths
ABC News
Four years after Patty Farrell found her 18-year-old daughter lying cold and blue in bed from an overdose, the former police detective hopes to see heroin dealers charged with homicide when their product kills. "She was the love of my life, my only ...

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New Hampshire cat clause would allow feline adoptions - SFGate

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 14:17

SFGate

New Hampshire cat clause would allow feline adoptions
SFGate
LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Animal lovers had their claws out when New Hampshire senators removed a provision from the proposed state budget last month, but a last-minute deal could save nine lives, and then some. Current law in New Hampshire prohibits ...

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Indiana county's needle exchange program faces funding woes - Charlotte Observer

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 14:12

Indiana county's needle exchange program faces funding woes
Charlotte Observer
A central Indiana county's needle exchange program is in jeopardy amid efforts to cut its local funding. The Madison County Council tabled a $15,000 request last week from the county's health department to fund the program, The Herald Bulletin reported ...

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US Sen. Charles Schumer Pushes for Heroin Combat Teams - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 12:15

US Sen. Charles Schumer Pushes for Heroin Combat Teams
U.S. News & World Report
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer calling for federal help in the fight against opioid addiction in New York. June 18, 2017, at 8:10 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. US Sen. Charles Schumer Pushes for Heroin Combat Teams ...

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Teens to Seniors, Study Finds A Nation of Couch Potatoes - PsychCentral.com

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 11:05

TIME

Teens to Seniors, Study Finds A Nation of Couch Potatoes
PsychCentral.com
A new study finds that general activity levels among children and teens is lower than previously thought and that 19-year-olds are essentially as inactive as 60-year-olds. In fact, the only activity increases found throughout the lifespan are in young ...
US teens' activity levels alarmingly low, finds new researchInquirer.net
Parents, take note. Study finds 19-year-olds are as inactive as 60-year-oldsHindustan Times
19-Year-Olds are Just as Sedentary as 60-Year-OldsYahoo Health
TIME -Men's Health -WebMD -Science Daily
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TOUCHED BY LYME: CDC ignores ethics, attacks “chronic Lyme” - ProHealth

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 04:13

ProHealth

TOUCHED BY LYME: CDC ignores ethics, attacks “chronic Lyme”
ProHealth
This week, CDC employees published an article about five patients who had “adverse effects” after undergoing “unproven” treatments for Lyme disease. What they failed to disclose, however, is that their report was based on questionable research ...
An Open Letter to Editors of The Washington Post About Journalistic Ethics & IntegrityHuffPost
Experts say Alberta Lyme disease risk is very lowCBC.ca
How to protect yourself from growing risk of Lyme diseaseToronto Star
Leominster Champion -WWMT-TV -Chicago Tribune -Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
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Highlands Relay For Life teams add to $1M running total for American Cancer Society - Tribune-Review

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 23:27

Leicester Post

Highlands Relay For Life teams add to $1M running total for American Cancer Society
Tribune-Review
Olivia Ahr, 18, of Natrona Heights, is dunked at the Highlands Relay For Life on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Michael Swensen | Tribune-Review. Regis Palmer, 23, of Cleveland, Ohio, holds a flag in support of Allegheny Valley Hospitals. He is in town ...
Relay for Life event makes sure cancer 'doesn't get out of jail free'Centre Daily Times
Pump more life into Relay For LifeDaily Rocket Miner
Dad's cancer scare sends daughter on cupcake crusadeDaily Record
My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22 -Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier -State-Journal.com -SooToday.com
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When dementia came on at age 61, she began writing about it - Washington Post

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 14:28

Washington Post

When dementia came on at age 61, she began writing about it
Washington Post
Gerda Saunders is “dementing.” That's what her neurologist told her in 2010 just before her 61st birthday, confirming what Saunders had already suspected: Her recent mental missteps were a sign of something serious. They were also something that ...
In 'Memory's Last Breath' An Academic Confronts DementiaCapital Public Radio News

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Alternative to EpiPen Approved by FDA - Drug Discovery & Development

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 21:13

Drug Discovery & Development

Alternative to EpiPen Approved by FDA
Drug Discovery & Development
A less-expensive allergy shot may be available at your local pharmacy later this year. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Adamis Pharmaceutical's EPINEPHRINE INJECTION, USP, 1:1000 (0.3 mg Pre-filled single dose syringe) for the ...
FDA Approves New Epinephrine Injector for AnaphylaxisMedPage Today
FDA approves new, cheaper rival to EpiPen allergy shotChicago Sun-Times
FDA Approves New Epinephrine Prefilled SyringeMedscape
The Verge -The Union Leader -Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com -News Release | Investors | Adamis - Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
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Upcoming Blood Drives In The Mayfield Area - Patch.com

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 20:43

Patch.com

Upcoming Blood Drives In The Mayfield Area
Patch.com
Blood donations usually decrease over the summer, hurting the Red Cross' ability to keep pace with need. By Chris Mosby (Patch Staff) - Updated June 16, 2017 4:35 pm ET. Upcoming Blood Drives In The Mayfield Area. CLEVELAND, OH — Less than 10 ...

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Upcoming Blood Drives In The Mayfield Area - Patch.com

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 20:43

Patch.com

Upcoming Blood Drives In The Mayfield Area
Patch.com
Blood donations usually decrease over the summer, hurting the Red Cross' ability to keep pace with need. By Chris Mosby (Patch Staff) - Updated June 16, 2017 4:35 pm ET. Upcoming Blood Drives In The Mayfield Area. CLEVELAND, OH — Less than 10 ...
Annual Milwaukee County Zoo Blood Drive is June 19, 20WISN Milwaukee
3 Easy Steps To Becoming A Red Cross Summer Blood DonorWBIW.com
Blood drive June 23Petoskey News-Review
Lincoln Journal Star -Ventura County Star -Chronicle -Rivard Report
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LA County reports 2017's first case of West Nile virus - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 20:30

Los Angeles Times

LA County reports 2017's first case of West Nile virus
Los Angeles Times
A San Gabriel Valley resident was hospitalized with West Nile virus in what health officials say is the first case in Los Angeles County this year. The patient ended up in the hospital in March and has since recovered, officials announced this week ...
West Nile virus arrives in Minnesota weeks ahead of scheduleMinnesota Public Radio News
Heat Wave Increases Mosquitoes, West Nile Risks: OfficialsPatch.com
Health Department announces first human cases of West Nile for 2017 in Hamilton, Lake countiesFox 59
WRTV Indianapolis -SCVNEWS.com -Crowley Star -Bureau County Republican
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Sham breast cancer foundation bilked donors out of millions: AG - New York Post

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 19:24

NEWS10 ABC

Sham breast cancer foundation bilked donors out of millions: AG
New York Post
Fraudsters created a sham breast cancer foundation that took in millions of dollars in donations — then pocketed over 90 percent of the funds, according to New York's attorney general. “There are few things more galling than pretending to help cancer ...
NY: 'Sham' cancer charity to close, pay $350000 after probeABC News
NY AG reaches $350K settlement with sham breast cancer charityNEWS10 ABC
Schneiderman gets settlement with 'shell' breast cancer charityAlbany Times Union (blog)

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