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The surgeon generally wants to have naloxone at hand. Is this possible?

Get breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered everyday mornings. SUBSCRIBE When Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued an advisory call for more people to carry naloxone – not just people in overdose risk but also friends and family – experts and advocates were almost crazy. This is an "unambiguously positive" step forward, says Leo Beletsky, …

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Officials confirm the case of hepatitis A at Buffalo Wild Wings in Warren

WARREN, MI – The Health Department of Macomb County warns all Buffalo Wild Wings customers, located at 29827 Mound Rd. in Warren to be careful about potential signs of hepatitis A infection because the disease has been confirmed by an employee at the site. In a press release issued by MCHD, officials say someone eating at the restaurant between March …

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Intelligent Baboons Use teamwork to temporarily fly research facility

Four baboons fled an animal experiment in Texas over the weekend. A bright bavian used a blue barrel to scale the wall cover and others followed. Ashraf Shazly | AFP / Getty Images ) The flight of four baboons from their fenced is a unique event. What's even more exceptional is how the brilliant baboons strategized to get temporary freedom. …

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Officials Break Down Hep An Outbreak | News

Hepatitis A fall by county: Boyd – 29 Carter – 5 Greenup – 12 ASHLAND In recent months, Hepatitis A has established its prominent role in local area. The number of cases continues to increase with the latest database Boyd in 29 cases, Carter County at five and Greenup County at 12, according to Dr. Jonathan Ballard, State Epidemiologist of …

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Blind of Social Prosperity :: WRAL.com

EDITOR'S NOTE: David Brooks is a columnist for The New York Times. He is currently a commentator on "PBS NewsHour," NPRs "All Things Considered" and NBC's "Meet the Press." Bob Hall was a rancher. In 1936, in the middle of depression, he suffered from a cancer that ate the flesh on his face. His ranch had dropped to almost nothing, …

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Hepatitis A case is diagnosed locally | Local news

Three confirmed cases of hepatitis A – a highly contagious but vaccinated disease spread through physical contact with contaminated objects – have been found in this area, and another case awaits confirmation in McCracken County. Lindsey Cunningham, regional epidemiologist for the shopping district health department, said that Kentucky is experiencing an outbreak of disease in connection with the recent outbreaks …

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2nd man convicted of oxycodone "pill mill" schedule

A man who played a role in a pill factory from two Burlington County pharmacies was sentenced to three years in prison on Tuesday. David Goldfield, 60, worked for Michael Ludwikowski at Olde Medford Pharmacy and Medford Family Pharmacy, companies as federal prosecutors said filling deceptive prescriptions for analgesic oxycodone. And instead of keeping the flask of oxycodone in a …

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Drug subsidy can get new funds | Local news

BOSTON – Lawmakers want to supplement a grant that puts a popular overdose medicine in the hands of police, firefighters and school administrators. The state's municipal naloxon purchasing program has sent more than 12,000 doses of life-saving medicine to at least 141 cities and cities over the past two years. The availability of the drug is credited with reducing lethal …

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