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PA 6th in number of lead-poisoned children – Allentown Morning Call

CNN PA 6th in number of lead-poisoned childrenAllentown Morning CallThe rate of Pennsylvania children with elevated levels of lead in their blood is among the nation's highest, but the state's doctors and health officials are doing a "good job" of identifying and reporting cases to the federal government, new research …Study Shows a Third of […]

Spat over 'world's heaviest' woman's 300kg weight loss – The Southland Times

The Southland Times Spat over 'world's heaviest' woman's 300kg weight lossThe Southland TimesDoctors claim Eman Ahmed lost 300kg after surgery but now her sister has called them 'liars'. SUPPLIED. Eman Ahmed in an image taken from video posted by the Saifee Hospital in Mumbai on April 19, 2017, after she lost more than 300 kilos. […]

Partners, Brigham and Women's to pay $10m in research fraud case – The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe Partners, Brigham and Women's to pay $10m in research fraud caseThe Boston GlobePartners HealthCare System and one of its hospitals, Brigham and Women's, agreed to pay $10 million to resolve allegations that a stem cell research lab there fraudulently obtained federal grant money, the US attorney's office in Boston said Thursday.Brigham and […]

Drugged driving surpasses drunken driving among drivers killed in crashes, report finds – CNN

CNN Drugged driving surpasses drunken driving among drivers killed in crashes, report findsCNN(CNN) Driving under the influence of drugs was deadlier in 2015 than driving while drunk, a new report found. Still, some safety experts caution that drunken driving remains a bigger problem and say that drugged driving needs more research. Positive …Drugged driving more […]

5 more cases of measles in Minnesota include first outside Hennepin County – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star Tribune 5 more cases of measles in Minnesota include first outside Hennepin CountyMinneapolis Star TribunePat Pheifer, Star Tribune Somali leaders met Wednesday night in Minneapolis with public-health officials to talk about the current measles outbreak in the metro area. Among those presenting information was Asli Ashkir (at podium), a nurse and …MDH: Measles […]

Concord sees steep rise in drug overdoses as carfentanil emerges in NH – Concord Monitor

Concord Monitor Concord sees steep rise in drug overdoses as carfentanil emerges in NHConcord MonitorLast year, Concord emergency responders noticed that drug overdose numbers were leveling off and even going down slightly. Then, at the beginning of 2017, they noticed a significant increase, which they attributed to fentanyl, a synthetic drug up to …Elephant tranquilizer […]

Farewell, Eva: Mom Who Carried Baby to Help Save Others Says Goodbye – WFMY News 2

WFMY News 2 Farewell, Eva: Mom Who Carried Baby to Help Save Others Says GoodbyeWFMY News 2Two months ago, Royce Young shared a picture on Facebook of his pregnant wife Keri, sleeping. He included a heartfelt message about her strength. Keri wasn't simply carrying their second child; she was carrying a baby girl that they […]

VIDEO: Major warmup coming for this weekend – WCVB Boston

WCVB Boston VIDEO: Major warmup coming for this weekendWCVB BostonAfter two days of damp and dreary weather, temperatures could reach 80 degrees by this weekend. Advertisement. WEBVTT WHERE THEACTUAL READINGS ARE AT THISTIME.THE QUESTION BECOMES" CAN WEBREAK ANY OF THIS CLOUDINESS …Man in custody accused of shooting woman in West MifflinWTAE PittsburghBill's Late Evening UpdateKETV OmahaState […]

Where medical marijuana is legal, adults are more likely to use the drug illegally – Business Insider

Business Insider Where medical marijuana is legal, adults are more likely to use the drug illegallyBusiness Insidermarijuana weed pot cannabis joint smoke smoking smoker A visitor smokes a marijuana cigarrette during the Expo Cannabis fair in Montevideo, Uruguay, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. After state regulation of the production and sale of marijuana, Uruguay had its …Now's […]

Overlooked Drug Could Save Thousands Of Moms After Childbirth – NPR

NPR Overlooked Drug Could Save Thousands Of Moms After ChildbirthNPRBack in the 1960s, a woman doctor in Japan created a powerful drug to help mothers who hemorrhage after childbirth. The medicine is inexpensive to make. Safe to use. And stops bleeding quickly by helping keep naturally forming blood clots intact.Inexpensive Drug Prevents Deaths in New […]

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