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Wolf proposes $10 million opioid program

Saying that Naloxone already has rescued more than 2,300 people from overdoses in Pennsylvania, Wolf called it "just a first step" in fighting opioid addiction and getting people into treatment centers. That policy has addicts and overdose survivors transferred to drug treatment sites from hospital emergency rooms or other medical providers. Wolf will make the request in the budget proposal he submits to the Legislature next week for the fiscal year starting July 1.

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Cases of the seasonal flu have reached epidemic levels, CDC says

The many flu viruses are constantly changing, and the Centers for Disease Control says it reviews and updates USA flu vaccines every year to match circulating flu viruses. But in recent years, the vaccines' effectiveness has been hit-and-miss at best as the shots wound up targeting the wrong strains. "It's very important to stay home when you're sick so you don't infect others", added Dr.

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Study finds fast food packaging rife with harmful chemicals

These same chemicals are found in stain-resistant products, firefighter materials and nonstick cookware. Donald Trump enjoying a celebratory fast-food meal last May after clinching the GOP presidential nomination. As for alternatives, Walker noted that there are non-PFC papers with coatings that perform well as food wrappers, some manufactured in America. In a paper published today, federal government and university researchers report finding chemicals from a suspect family of compounds in ...

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Damning findings against Health MEC

Makgoba says there were negligent and reckless decisions made by officials. "The appointment of Ramokgopa with her expertise in the public sector will help us to overhaul mental health and sustain the general improvements". As the scandal broke, provincial health minister Qedani Mahlangu resigned over the findings, which directly implicated her in the move. "I'm distressed and very angry".

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Winds of up to 80mph heading for England and Wales

The Met Office says North Somerset - and the surrounding areas - may see gusts reach 60-80mph, with coastal areas likely to be worst affected. The warning reads: "There is still the potential for gales to affect southern parts of England and Wales on Friday".

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Federal Judge Issues Emergency Partial Stay On President Trump's Travel Ban

The new president's decision is surely populist, but he recanted his campaign pledges and is now resorting to a temporary order that only includes seven countries . The final 10 per cent said they were unsure. Mr Cross said there were two groups of people at the rally: the lawyers and the protesters who attended to specially support the detainees, and those who were protesting Mr Trump's immigration ban and his policies.

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Pets are girls' best friend, not siblings

But it appears that something we may only just be discovering is exactly how important and influential pets can be on the development of children in general. And in fact, those seemingly one-sided conversations might be really good for kids because they let them articulate feelings without judgement. Having a childhood pet may not only mean having a furry bestfriend.

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NY attorney general sues internet provider over speed claims

Spectrum was previously known as Time Warner Cable before Charter purchased the company for about $60 billion. The suit alleges that subscribers' internet speeds for premium plans were up to 70 percent slower than promised. Schneiderman cites one internal email in which Spectrum engineers acknowledged that the modems they were delivering could not support the speeds the company advertised, and that Spectrum executives planned to continue using the so-called fraudulent corporate strategy to ...

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Tooth infection leads to death of husband, father

Thankfully, Natalia has 12 siblings and her family has made sure to be by her side through this heartbreaking tragedy. During the trip, he stopped in Oklahoma and visited a dentist, who cleaned the infected tooth and prescribed antibiotics, according to his widow, Nataliya.

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Trump to announce Supreme Court pick Tuesday night

Now there are four conservative justices and four liberal Justices and one vacant seat. "I think you're going to be very, very excited". "I will push for a hearing and I will push for a vote", he told CNN this week, prior to the Gorsuch announcement.

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Can mentally stimulating activities reduce the risk of MCI in older adults?

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a condition in which people experience noticeable declines in their memory and thinking skills, but are still able to perform everyday activities. At the end of the study, 23 percent or 456 participants had developed new-onset MCI. These activities included: playing games (HR 0.78; 95% CI 0.65-0.95), engaging in craft activities (HR 0,72; 95% CI 0.57-0.90), computer use (HR 0.70; 95% CI 0.57-0.85) and social activities (HR 0.77; 95% CI 0.58-0.92).

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Several Dead After Gunmen Open Fire During Evening Prayers

The shooting happened during an evening prayer service at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center on Sunday. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superintendent Martin Plante said , "The investigation is a domestic investigation at this time". It is not clear why Spicer felt that banning individuals from Arab countries with high percentages of Muslims would prevent similar attacks on mosques.

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Mind-Reading Device Lets Paralyzed People Say If They Want to Live

The condition, which is called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, gradually removes the ability of the brain to control muscles. Birbaumer says the family members of all the patients were relieved to be able to communicate with their loved ones after years of total silence, essentially, but he hopes to make the device even more accurate and complex, perhaps working so the device can register a full alphabet of mental responses instead of just "yes" or "no".

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Kroger pharmacies in W.Va. now offer naloxone without prescription

Some local pharmacists say naloxone can sometimes get a negative label by being associated with heroin, but it can also save the life of someone who overdosed on a prescribed drug like morphine. The legislation also called for the Board of Pharmacy and the Bureau of Public Health to develop a protocol for patient counseling, educational materials and documentation through the West Virginia Controlled Substances Monitoring Program.

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Is it still worth signing up for Obamacare?

Easy for you to make these decisions for us when your life isn't on the line and you get guaranteed health coverage. He signed up not only in case of a health emergency, but to avoid a fine for not buying health insurance. In order to voice their opposition to the dismantling of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), hundreds of medical students along with their faculty members gathered at Northwestern University's school of medicine in Chicago on Monday (30 January).

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West Ham boss vetoed move for Brentford striker

Aston Villa have completed the signing of Scott Hogan on a four-and-a-half-year deal from Championship rivals Brentford. Scott Hogan has arguably been one of the best attacking players in the Championship during the current campaign and his 14 goals in 25 league appearances this season serves as a testament to this fact.

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Anti-malaria drug fails in face of new 'resistant strain'

A drug commonly used to treat malaria has failed in some patients in the United Kingdom, causing panic among researchers. Dr Colin Sutherland, who led the study, said treating patients with AL in the United Kingdom is "considered to be working well" but that the strategy "might need reviewing".

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Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) Stock Price Increases 5.03%

Hilliard Lyons lowered Huntington Bancshares from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Thursday, January 26th. Finally, Sanford C. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 3rd. It has a dividend yield of 2.35%. This appreciation has taken its current market value to30.89B and a price-to-earnings ratio to 14.42.

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Senate Republicans Take the First Step to Defund Planned Parenthood

The " Protect Funding for Women's Health Care Act " prohibits federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America or any of its affiliate organizations while ensuring there is no reduction in overall federal funding available to support women's health.

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Heart Association: Meal timing may impact heart health

To be specific, those who skipped breakfast had a 27% increased risk of suffering from a heart attack , and a 15% higher risk of having a stroke . The AHA researchers suggest that if US adults were to eat breakfast every day, the adverse effects associated with glucose and insulin metabolism would be reduced.

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Christie says Trump travel ban rollout was 'terrible'

I think that's what caused a lot of the mistakes that were made. Christie sat for a one-on-one interview with Charlie Rose, but he hadn't addressed testimony from witnesses, including a former aide who wasn't charged with wrongdoing, that suggested he knew about the alleged political payback scheme sooner than he said.

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H1B overhaul: IT companies see costs rise, dearth of skilled workers

Shares of TCS were down 5.6 per cent; Tech Mahindra stock was down 9.7 per cent, HCL Tech shares slid 6.3 per cent, Infosys down 4.6 per cent, and Wipro declined 4.23 per cent.Now, the hike is more than double of the H-1B minimum wage which is $60,000 currently.

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OH teen diagnosed with leukemia shortens bucket list, uses Taser on uncle

After beating her leukemia into remission, Alyssa, 16, discovered her cancer had returned on January 19, leaving her with less than six months to live, reports the Columbus Dispatch . She added firing a Taser to the list, partly as a joke. "Okay, I've had the experience", Elkins said after using the stun gun on her uncle. One of the officers told the Dispatch the pain, in a controlled environment, was a small price to pay for Alyssa's satisfaction.

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Executive order on small business regulations

Jody Freeman, a law professor at Harvard who reviewed the text of the order , called it "arbitrary" and "not implementable". The "one in, two out" plan requires federal agencies requesting new regulations to cut two existing regulations.

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John Mayer's tour includes April stop at United Center

The show will include performances by his full band, his John Mayer Trio and Mayer in a solo-acoustic set. He will be performing at the Times Union Center at 7:30 p.m. Mayer's latest release is " The Search for Everything: Wave One" a four-song EP that is the precursor for an upcoming full-length release. Visit JohnMayer.com , John Mayer on Facebook , and John Mayer on Instagram for more information.

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Trump says drug prices are 'astronomical'

New drugs are generally covered by patent monopolies, so drug companies have a lot of pricing power; other companies can't produce the same drug without paying royalties, so there's little competition. He did, however, caution that the administration will oppose anything which makes it harder for smaller and younger companies to take the risk of bringing in a product to compete in the market.

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'Emergency Protest' against Donald Trump planned in York

London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Glasgow, Sheffield, Oxford, Newcastle, Manchester, Brighton, Gloucester, Leeds, Leicester and many more towns and cities played host to protests against Trump's executive order banning citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US.

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'I pray Trump bans Pakistani visas': Imran Khan

Condemning the plight of Muslims being prevented from entering the United States after President Donald Trump's immigration ban, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has said he wanted the U.S. Meanwhile, the Commerce Minister in an official statement said that the government has made a decision to maintain the present policy regarding the import of Indian films after reviewing the benefits Pakistani cinema trade can derive from their exhibition.

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Thousands across Canada attend vigils for victims of the Quebec City shooting

Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder. Prosecutors said all of the evidence was not yet ready and Mr Bissonnette was set to appear again on February 21. Police officers patrol the perimeter near a mosque after a shooting in Quebec City, Jan. 29, 2017. That man is now considered a witness, and is of Moroccan descent although his nationality was not immediately known.

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US Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Block Trump's Travel Ban

It's too early to tell how effective Trump will be in office - obviously - but he is off to a good start. The travelers, a Yemeni and a Saudi, were subsequently released following a court order. She would be a lead actor in pursuing Trump's promise to invest $1 trillion to improve highways, rail service and other infrastructure projects. "So, I'll have to handle it myself".

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau says he will take in refugees

The largest demonstrations were in Glasgow and Edinburgh with protesters also gathering in Aberdeen and Dundee. Massive protests sprouted up around the country on Saturday following Trump's unconstitutional executive order banning all refugees and all travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries - including those with valid visas.

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Trump order halting some Muslim immigrants hits roadblock

His order also stops the admission of refugees from Syria indefinitely, and it bars entry into the USA for 90 days from seven predominantly Muslim countries linked to concerns about terrorism. The president is not a king, as is proven by the judicial reaction to Donald Trump's illegal Muslim ban . In a fresh defense of the action, Trump said his directive was "not about religion" but keeping America safe.

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Federal judge halts enforcement of Donald Trump travel ban after court petition

Later he was a contract engineer for the US. He was granted permission to relocate to the United States, but was detained along with another traveler from Iraq after arriving at Kennedy Airport Friday night. "To be clear, this is not a Muslim ban, as the media is falsely reporting". They rushed to offer free legal help after President Donald Trump's order closing the nation to people from several predominantly Muslim countries.

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Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic set for Zenit move

The Serbia worldwide is set complete the move within 24 hours, after which he will join up with the Zenit squad in Spain for pre-season training. Serbia worldwide Ivanovic has lost his spot in Antonio Conte's side after the Italian switched to a 3-4-3 formation but he scored in what looks like his final appearance for the club in Saturday's 4-0 win over Brentford in the FA Cup.

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Where the Trump executive order stands and what happens next

But Kelly's assurance contrasts with accounts from lawyers and elected officials on Sunday, following Saturday night's Brooklyn federal court order issuing a stay on deportations for those who arrived in the United States with valid visas after Trump's executive order was issued.