USA drug crisis deepens as opioid overdoses jump

Wisconsin, Illinois, Pennsylvania and DE are among the states to show a 50 percent or more increase. The largest regional increase occurred in the Midwest, which saw a 69.7 percent jump in opioid overdoses, according to the report. The more narrow ... More..

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Arkansas Child Flu Deaths Grows to Five
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Arkansas Child Flu Deaths Grows to Five

Last year, the flu season in Wyoming peaked at the end of January. Haselow said influenza B has now surpassed influenza A as the most common type in the state. And the season could end up lasting longer than ...More..

Security: Buhari to visit Yobe, Benue, 3 other troubled states
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Security: Buhari to visit Yobe, Benue, 3 other troubled states

Noting that that collective effort is required for peace and security, President Buhari appealed to all Nigerians the victims of the attacks get justice through the identification and prosecution of the perpetr...More..

Cynthia Nixon One Step Closer To New York Governor Run
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Cynthia Nixon One Step Closer To New York Governor Run

Nixon has been active in politics, particularly on behalf of LGBTQ issues. The spokesperson said many concerned New Yorkers have been encouraging the actress, an outspoken political activist, to run. Duri...More..

FDA OKs BRCA Consumer Test
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

FDA OKs BRCA Consumer Test

US regulators have approved the first direct-to-consumer breast cancer gene test. Donald St. Pierre, acting director of the Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health in the FDA's Center for Devic...More..

A New Study Shows ER Visits for Overdoses Are Skyrocketing
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

A New Study Shows ER Visits for Overdoses Are Skyrocketing

The 142,557 emergency visits in 45 states for opioid overdoses marked a almost 30 percent increase between July 2016 and September 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. W...More..

Trump says he won't back down on tariffs plan
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Trump says he won't back down on tariffs plan

Clearly, there is overcapacity: dumping in trans-shipping of steel and aluminum by some countries, particularly China . Business leaders are pressing for a meeting with Mr Trump to brief him on the negative ...More..

We have special interest in Nigeria's 2019 general elections
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

We have special interest in Nigeria's 2019 general elections

In a telephonic conference with journalists on the continent from Washington, Yamamoto, said the visit will focus on Africa's demographic growth, issues of economic growth like unemployment and how the continen...More..

Hyderabad: Enraged over porn addiction, man chops off son's hand
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Hyderabad: Enraged over porn addiction, man chops off son's hand

In a shocking case, an electrician allegedly chopped off his son's right hand on Monday. Cops said that a tussle between the father-son duo had occurred in the past and that Khaled had bitten him during one suc...More..

United Kingdom food manufacturers told to cut calories by 20% by 2024
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

United Kingdom food manufacturers told to cut calories by 20% by 2024

A new campaign called " one you " has been launched today which encourages adults to consume 400 calories at breakfast, and 600 for lunch and dinner. This includes regularly processed and manufactured foods suc...More..

PNB fraud: CBI detains Gitanjali Group's vice-president Vipul Chitalia at Mumbai airport
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

PNB fraud: CBI detains Gitanjali Group's vice-president Vipul Chitalia at Mumbai airport

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had later filed an FIR on complaint from the private sector bank. CBI had, on Monday, submitted that the violation of norms for issuance of Letters of Undertakings (L...More..

Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes Are Exposed To Cancer-Causing Chemicals
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Teens Who Use E-Cigarettes Are Exposed To Cancer-Causing Chemicals

But on top of that, there hasn't been a ton of research done on how damaging they can be to kids with or without nicotine - until now. E-cigarettes smokers are exposed to cancer-causing chemicals even when th...More..

Veteran Actress Shammi Passes Away At The Age Of 87
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Veteran Actress Shammi Passes Away At The Age Of 87

She was ill for some time before she breathed her last at her home in Juhu Circle. As the actress passed away, fans took to Twitter to pay tribute by sharing nostalgic pictures of their favourite "Shammi Aunty"...More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

BP Midstream Partners LP (BPMP) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

Catawba Capital Management increased its stake in Eqt Midstream Partners Lp (EQM) by 84.45% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rr Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.13 billion and $7...More..

Netflix adds granular parental controls
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Netflix adds granular parental controls

From there, you'll be able to set a PIN to restrict by maturity level or, if you have it, by specific titles. Netflix , on the other hand, took things a step further by implementing a PIN system for content ...More..

More kids are ending up in ICUs because of opioids
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

More kids are ending up in ICUs because of opioids

He also hopes more responsible prescribing practices and laws will start to bring the number of child hospitalizations down in the years to come. The study's authors gathered the data over a period of 11 ye...More..

West Brom bust-up should be 'music to fans' ears' - Pardew
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

West Brom bust-up should be 'music to fans' ears' - Pardew

A reply came from a Craig Dawson header, however, West Brom could not build any pressure in the closing stages and Huddersfield held on for what ended a routine win for the visitors. "Having said that, I'm not ...More..

Doctors Protest Suspension of Colleague Who Performed Brain Surgery on Wrong Patient
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Doctors Protest Suspension of Colleague Who Performed Brain Surgery on Wrong Patient

But nearby, another patient was awaiting treatment for swelling, which required a non-invasive procedure. Another patient, meanwhile, needed surgery for a blood clot on the brain. As The Star reports, fellow do...More..

HISD superintendent's next move in New York City
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

HISD superintendent's next move in New York City

The Board will meet on Thursday to discuss next steps. After one-and-a-half years as the superintendent at Houston Independent School District, Richard Carranza announced Monday that he is moving to New Y...More..

Kent homes without water after pipes burst
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Kent homes without water after pipes burst

Disgruntled customers took to Twitter to complain about the lack of information, after some homes were left without water for more than 48 hours. Sittingbourne was also affected by the huge number of bursts a...More..

White House hosts opioid summit
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

White House hosts opioid summit

Mr. Trump pivoted from words of comfort to harsh talk about drug dealers and traffickers, suggesting "blue ribbon" commissions won't solve the problem and that the US should impose tougher penalties. But such...More..

by | Monday, March 05, 2018

"The Emoji Movie" Wins Razzie Worst Picture Of The Year Award

On Saturday, the day before the 2018 Academy Awards, the Golden Raspberry Awards for the worst movies of the year were handed out, and " The Emoji Movie ", whose stars included Patrick Stewart voicing a piece...More..

Saquon Barkley outperforms multiple National Football League stars in a scintillating combine workout
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Saquon Barkley outperforms multiple National Football League stars in a scintillating combine workout

Gesicki isn't just an athlete, either; he caught 57 of 80 targets for 563 yards and nine touchdowns in his senior season at Penn State . "This is a legitimate football player", NFL Network analyst Mike ...More..

Listeriosis: Tiger Brands To Recall All Implicated Enterprise Products
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Listeriosis: Tiger Brands To Recall All Implicated Enterprise Products

At a media conference on Sunday‚ heath minister Aaron Motsoaledi named Enterprise's food production plant in Polokwane‚ Limpopo‚ as the confirmed source of the unique strain of listeria which has caused the wor...More..

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium metro station shut as SSC paper leak hots up
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium metro station shut as SSC paper leak hots up

The students are alleging a scam in SSC and have termed SSC exams as "mass cheating" scam. Meanwhile on Saturday, the Congress slammed the BJP and dubbed the SSC paper leak scandal as another Vyapam scam whil...More..

Top Cat: Wright wins 413th game as No. 4 Nova tops Hoyas
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Top Cat: Wright wins 413th game as No. 4 Nova tops Hoyas

You should know: MI is 10th in the PairWise Rankings that determine at-large bids for the 16-team NCAA tournament , so the Wolverines can all but wrap up only their second national tourney spot in the past ...More..

by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Homes underwater and thousands without power as deadly storm pushes out

At least two people have died, according to authorities: a 77-year-old woman in Kingsville, Maryland, and an 11-year-old boy in Putnam County, Virginia. Eye said police were leading evacuation efforts. The N...More..

How to watch 2018 NHL Stadium Series on TV, livestream
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

How to watch 2018 NHL Stadium Series on TV, livestream

The NHL will issue a further update by 1:30 p.m. ET on Saturday. The Capitals (36-21-7) sit atop a Metropolitan Division where the top four teams are separated by five points. "The way our schedule is, it's s...More..

Indian Premier League 2018: Dinesh Karthik named Kolkata Knight Riders skipper
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Indian Premier League 2018: Dinesh Karthik named Kolkata Knight Riders skipper

We know that we are going to have this team for three years, so the important thing is to get best out of the players and then keep moving forward. "I think he's got a 72% win-rate which is outstanding as a T20...More..

Third Australian Dies From Melon Bacteria Outbreak
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Third Australian Dies From Melon Bacteria Outbreak

Three people have died and 12 others have fallen ill in a national listeria outbreak linked to contaminated melons in Australia, health authorities have confirmed. Six of these cases, including two of the peopl...More..