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Study says too many people being prescribed opioids

Study says too many people being prescribed opioids Officials noted that opioid prescriptions can push people toward addiction and the use of heroin and other illicit drugs. The U.S. counties with the highest doses in 2015 - Martinsville City, Virginia, followed by Norton City, Virginia - gave out six times more opioids than the lowest-prescribing counties, Clark, South Dakota, with Long, Georgia, on the bottom, the CDC said. [Full Article...]

West Nile virus back in Toronto

West Nile virus back in Toronto The first human case of the disease was not confirmed until September 1. When mosquitoes from a trap test positive for West Nile virus, Mosquito Control increases its prevention efforts during daytime and evening hours in the area where the trap is located. [Full Article...]

Red Cross in critical need of blood donations

Red Cross in critical need of blood donations The American Red Cross says summer months often lead to blood shortages due to fewer blood drives at offices, schools and other community gatherings. "Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for the past two months, resulting in about 61,000 fewer donations than needed and causing a significant draw down of the Red Cross blood supply". [Full Article...]

Heartburn drugs may increase risk of early death

Heartburn drugs may increase risk of early death Lead author Ziyad Al-Aly, an assistant professor of medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine, cautioned that people should not panic with the new findings. However, recent studies have tied long-term proton pump inhibitor use to kidney failure and other renal complications, while other research has linked the drugs to heart attacks, bone fractures, dementia, stomach infections an... [Full Article...]

The Hepworth wins major award and picks up £100000

The Hepworth wins major award and picks up £100000 When plans for a major sculpture gallery on the edge of Wakefield town centre were first mooted they were branded madness by those who questioned its viability. "Wakefield has suffered economically, socially, it has had more than its fair share of troubles over a long period of time and the fantastic reinvention of the city has been part of our story ... [Full Article...]

Is Team India's World number 1 Test ranking under threat?

Is Team India's World number 1 Test ranking under threat? Since then, he has had ample opportunity to plan how to refresh a team Cook conceded had "stagnated" towards the end of his record-breaking leadership. "Of course it is a different format, and at times that might not allow it, but I would like to think so", Root said on Sky Sports News HQ. This is the first of a four-Test series. [Full Article...]

Ministerial Committee's purposes not innocent, claim Lee siblings

Ministerial Committee's purposes not innocent, claim Lee siblings The G20 summit in Germany should strengthen worldwide cooperation and Berlin remains committed to the implementation of a major climate protection agreement, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday on the eve of the gathering in Hamburg. Singapore is willing to continue its support for and participation in the Belt and Road construction, carry out major inter-governmental projects, and expand it... [Full Article...]

Killed, 1 Wounded in Shootings Along Maine Road; Gunman Dead

Killed, 1 Wounded in Shootings Along Maine Road; Gunman Dead According to Gun Violence Archive, almost 8,000 people have been killed and over 15,000 more injured in more than 31,000 gun-related incidents across the USA this year. Police remained at the site on Wednesday, said neighbor Wayne Parlin, whose driveway was blocked by investigators. Police records show Tuttle had a history of violence. [Full Article...]

Jr. NTR's Jai Lava Kusa Movie Teaser Released

Jr. NTR's Jai Lava Kusa Movie Teaser Released Tarak has been extremely confident on the film and the makers announced that three different teasers from Jai Lava Kusa of the three characters will be released during regular intervals. The excitement and buzz around this Jai Lava Kusa movie is huge as the Telugu superstar will be seen in a triple role for the first time! Alluding him to that of the mythical demon king Raavana, Jr NTR is ... [Full Article...]

'Star Wars Forces Of Destiny' Episode 4 Officially Released

'Star Wars Forces Of Destiny' Episode 4 Officially Released In the second episode, entitled "BB-8 Bandits", Rey (voice by Daisy Ridley ) has to deal with the return of Teedo, the scavenger who wanted to collect BB-8 and sell him for scrap in 2015's " Star Wars: The Force Awakens ". A comic about conversations she had with BB-8 back at her AT-AT abode? Disney have just unveiled the latest Forces of Destiny short with the episode "The Padawan Path". [Full Article...]

What's Real Worth Of Hologic, Inc. (HOLX), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

Market Capitalization if basically the market value of the company's shares outstanding. Shares for $2.15M were sold by Smit Neil . A 29 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. [Full Article...]

BeiGene, Ltd. - American Deposi (BGNE) Trades at 52-Week High

BeiGene, Ltd. - American Deposi (BGNE) Trades at 52-Week High FMR LLC boosted its position in BeiGene by 2.8% in the first quarter. The notes are to be sold to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and outside the United States in compliance with Regulation S of the Securities Act. [Full Article...]

All-Star Gordon Hayward signs with Boston Celtics; Utah Jazz jersey burning begins

All-Star Gordon Hayward signs with Boston Celtics; Utah Jazz jersey burning begins GORDON Hayward has chosen the Boston Celtics over the Miami Heat and his former team the Utah Jazz . The 2016-17 season also saw him getting selected to his first All-Star game in his National Basketball Association career. But if the Jazz can't keep a guy like Hayward, who they drafted seven years ago and developed into an all-star, is this another sign big name talent won't stay in U... [Full Article...]

CLIF Protein Bars, Kid Bars Recalled Due To Undeclared Nuts

CLIF Protein Bars, Kid Bars Recalled Due To Undeclared Nuts Clif Bar & Co.is recalling Clif Builder's Bar Chocolate Mint flavor, Clif Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Mint and Clif Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Chip , along with snack sizes and variety packs. Customers who do have a nut allergy can get a refund from the point of purchase. The FDA said there have been no confirmed illnesses as a result of the product's recall. [Full Article...]

John Morgan files suit against State of Florida over marijuana bill

John Morgan files suit against State of Florida over marijuana bill Filed in Leon County Circuit Court Thursday morning, Morgan's lawsuit is asking the court to declare the law implementing the 2016 constitutional amendment as null and void. "It doesn't take a genius to figure out if smoking isn't allowed in public, it must be allowed in private". The lawsuit Morgan filed Thursday in Leon County was on behalf of the Florida-based political action committee Peop... [Full Article...]

Mithali Raj, Deepti Sharma lead India to victory over Lanka

Mithali Raj, Deepti Sharma lead India to victory over Lanka Reacting to the sudden increase in fan base, cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur, the first Indian to be picked up for the Women's Big Bash League previous year, said: "We are bindaas (cool)". Weerakkody in the same over. Experienced Jhulan Goswami gave the first blow to Sri Lanka by removing Hasini Perera in just 5th over of the innings than Indian bowlers kept it tight and didn't gave away too many runs ... [Full Article...]

Nostalgic Tributes Pour In For Grotbags Star Carol Lee Scott

Nostalgic Tributes Pour In For Grotbags Star Carol Lee Scott Due to Carol's legendary performance and the success of the programme, Grotbags appeared in The Pink Windmill Show, before she landed her own series in 1991. Fans took to Twitter to share their memories of Carol after her death was announced. "Very sad to hear of the death of #Grotbags Carol Lee Scott , thank you for making part of my childhood a magical and scary place", actor Andrew Joshi s... [Full Article...]

Barclays PLC (ADR)(NYSE:BCS), International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM)

Barclays PLC (ADR)(NYSE:BCS), International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. Texan Capital Management increased Int'l Business Machines (IBM) stake by 299.16% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, October 5. Finally, Welch Investments LLC bought a new stake in International Business Machines Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $3,623,000. [Full Article...]

Manchester attack: Ariana Grande's tribute to victim

Manchester attack: Ariana Grande's tribute to victim The tweet was also accompanied by a link to the pop star's Instagram page where she shared a picture of herself performing in Buenos Aires earlier that evening along with the same message to Saffie. To mark the occasion, Saffie's family paid tribute in an interview with the BBC . She was a huge character. He said: "We've lost everything". "It was important for and the families and the world... [Full Article...]

500 civilians evacuated from western Mosul

500 civilians evacuated from western Mosul Once Iraq's second city with a population of almost two million, Mosul was captured by IS in June 2014, with the city becoming the group's de facto capital in Iraq as they declared their caliphate. The fight to retake Mosul has lasted almost nine months and displaced more than 897,000 people, according to the United Nations. Those unlucky enough to be stuck in the last ISIS-held areas are necess... [Full Article...]


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