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Two major health scares at US airports related to people returning from Muslim Mecca pilgrimage
Two major health scares this week at U.S. airports were related to inbound flights with people returning from the Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, U.S. health officials said Friday.
Man who made billions from OxyContin is pushing drug to wean addicts off opioids
Following hundreds of lawsuits over the years against pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, Colorado's attorney general is suing the OxyContin creator for its "significant role in causing the opioid epidemic." The lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma L.P. and ...
The Epoch Times
Opioid Addiction Reporter Loses Daughter to Overdose
The Epoch Times
A reporter from South Dakota who reported frequently on opioid addiction had to tell the most painful of stories—the death of her own daughter. Angela Kennecke was an investigative reporter for KELO in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She has spent years ...
There's really not much proof probiotics work: Study
Over the past decade, probiotic dietary supplements have turned into a multi-million dollar industry, taken by almost 4 million adults and prescribed by up to 60 percent of health care providers. Yet the scientific community has known little about ...
Massachusetts residents sue New Hampshire hotel after contracting Legionnaires' disease
Two Massachusetts women are suing a hotel near Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, that was at the center of a recent outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Louise Pare, of Gardner, and Celeste Billington, of Templeton, rented unit 224 of The Sands Resort ...
Davenport Gym Offers Workouts for People With Down Syndrome
U.S. News & World Report
CrossFit OC3 in Davenport is partnering with GiGi's Playhouse Quad-Cities to offer a monthly 90-minute workout to people with Down syndrome. Sept. 9, 2018, at 1:01 a.m.. Davenport Gym Offers Workouts for People With Down Syndrome. Share. ×. Share on ...
Marijuana Use Is on the Rise Among Baby Boomers According to a New Study
Marijuana use is on the rise, particularly with the “Baby Boomer” generation. A study published in the Drug and Alcohol Dependence Journal Thursday compared 2015-2016 data of marijuana users and non-users within and across age groups to a similar ...
Using experience to guide the way on Alzheimer's
North Platte Telegraph
Mary Jo Chatelain personally understands how Alzheimers can affect the families of the clients she serves through her business at Home Instead. She and her husband Steve moved to North Platte a couple of years ago to run their business that provides ...
Young blood can counter age-related diseases, study claims
Blood taken from a young person could counter age-related diseases and can help in maintaining long-lasting health in elderly individuals, scientists claim. The claims were made in a study published in the Nature journal, which added that young blood ...
Dangerous blood pressure spikes among blacks happen five times more often than average
CHICAGO, Sept 7, 2018 -- Black adults experience dangerous spikes in high blood pressure, called a hypertensive crisis, at a rate that is five times the national average, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Joint ...