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Locals urged to participate in National Drug Take Back Week


On April 29, 2017, the state of Iowa collected 11,774 pounds on National Take Back Day and over 450 tons country wide. Two local law enforcement agencies have reported collecting more than 200 pounds of medicines. On Friday and Saturday, the Sherriff's Department set up seven collection locations throughout Boone County where residents could drop off unwanted or leftover medication. Lire la suite »

Bag of meth finds its way into child's Halloween candy in Wisconsin


Once all Halloween candy is checked, police strongly encourage parents to dispose of their children's Halloween candy. The substance in the bag later tested positive for methamphetamine. "The Police Department is asking the community to check their children's Halloween candy thoroughly", local police said on Facebook Monday. Meth, he says, is "coming up more, we are making arrests, on the streets, and traffic stops". Lire la suite »

FG to pay N88bn compensation to Biafra civil war victims


The representatives of the victims of the Nigerian civil war, including the 493 victims prey enumerated by the Federal Ministry of Defence had through their agents, Vincent Agu and 19 others, dragged the federal government before the ECOWAS court demanding N100 billion and another order of the court compelling government to clear and destroy all by post-civil war bombs and other risky weapons of war abandoned in their various communities and farmland since 1970. Lire la suite »

AIIMS Bulletin says Jaga-Kalia remain stable


The toddlers are recovering slowly. The two-years-five-months old twins will have to be in the ICU for next 7 to 10 days and a team of 25 doctors is keeping a close watch on the duo, the bulletin added. The government-run hospital, in a press release, informed that both the babies are stable and are doing well. The twins hailing from Kandhamal district were separated following a 16-hour-long surgery at the AIIMS in New Delhi . Lire la suite »

Manufacturers of LED bulbs flout BIS norms


As many as 76 per cent of the brands of LED bulbs and 71 per cent of LED downlighters in India flout consumer safety standards , as prescribed and mandated for lighting products by the BIS and Electronics and Information Technology Ministry, a Nielsen study said. Lire la suite »

A glass of red wine every week may improve chances of pregnancy


The team also used ultrasound scanners to count each woman's antral follicles, a proxy for the number of eggs she had left for the future. Researchers found that those who consumed more than five servings of red wine a month enjoyed a higher ovarian reserve - a measure of a woman's reproductive health, The Times reported. Lire la suite »

V Festival to get a new name after sponsor Virgin pulls out


However, media mogul Richard Branson's company announced on Monday afternoon (30.10.17) that 2017 was "the last" ever V Festival as we know it. V Festival launched in 1996 and had held twin events in Weston Park, Staffordshire and Hylands Park, Chelmsford annually since 1999. Lire la suite »

Kemper Corporation Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

The fund owned 108,175 shares of the insurance provider's stock after selling 3,613 shares during the quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. owned approximately 0.14% of Kemper Corporation worth $2,848,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Lire la suite »

Tinubu meets Buhari in Aso Rock •Says Presidency cabal a myth


President's second term bid. "We worked hard to bring about the government, there are certain things that are unpredictable and those are things that can lean itself to gossips, insinuations and all of that", he said. The APC, despite being the ruling party, has faced several internal strife and has not been able to hold a NEC meeting since July 2015. Accordingly, he said that the citizens will find happiness and development in the future in the country. Lire la suite »

Father, Son Die of Opioid Overdoses at Same Party


Sunday, the NYPD said. Life saving measures were not effective and they were pronounced dead at around 4.10am. Jasmin Santos, the 23-year-old mother of Carlos' 11-month-old and 4-year-old sons, grew anxious when the two men disappeared after going outside, and found Carlos just inside the building's doorway with his face turning purple, the New York Daily News reported. Lire la suite »

Candy Overdose? FDA Issues Warning On Black Licorice Dangers


US President Barack Obama cancelled the traditional Halloween party for children at the White House to tour areas on the US east coast devastated by hurricane Sandy. The FDA also warns that black licorice can interact with some medications, herbs and dietary supplements. The FDA advises to avoid eating large amounts of black licorice , and if you suffer from irregular heart rhythm or muscle weakness after eating the candy, stop immediately. Lire la suite »

Teen E-Cig Use May Lead to Regular Smoking


This effect was particularly strong in teens with bigger allowances, finding that teens who spent more money per week were more likely to pick up smoking. "Youth may be trying e-cigarettes before smoking because they are easier to access". That report also noted that the results may not apply to other countries like the United States, where smoking advertising and e-cigarette sales are regulated differently. Lire la suite »

Phoenix Petroleum to acquire 100% of FamilyMart


The company disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Monday that it recently signed a memorandum of understanding between SIAL CVS Retailers Inc, the firm which now operates the Japanese convenience store chain in the Philippines. It is a joint venture between an Ayala Corporation subsidiary, FamilyMart Co. Phoenix Petroleum noted that its potential acquisition of Philippine FamilyMart would complement its retail fuel business. Lire la suite »

Chronic acetaminophen use during pregnancy almost doubles risk of ADHD


In fact, when women took acetaminophen for less than 8 days, they were 10 percent less likely to have kids with ADHD than mothers who didn't use the drug at all during pregnancy, the study found. The group said cord blood rich in stem cells should be collected in national medical banks to help treat more babies and children with fatal diseases. Lire la suite »

Christie: Expect Trump to ask for 'billions' to fight opioid epidemic

Instead, Trump decided to make the declaration under the Public Health Services Act, where the response will be led mostly by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. "We can do it", he said. Chris Christie defended President Trump's declaration of an opioid emergency without making any new federal money available - saying it's up to Congress to come up with the cash. Lire la suite »

FDA moves to revoke soy health claim


In a statement issued this morning, Dr. Susan Mayne, director of the FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, said the move followed an extensive scientific review. The FDA has been evaluating health claims on packaged foods since 1990, it said. In the same comment, the association urged the FDA not to allow the use of a qualified health claim. Lire la suite »

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Price Target Raised to $57.00

Ameriprise Fincl has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Las Vegas Sands Corp . Bank of America Corp. upgraded Las Vegas Sands Corp . from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and boosted their price objective for the company from $58.87 to $63.00 in a research report on Tuesday, October 4th. Lire la suite »

Radja Nainggolan explains Roma tactical approach against Antonio Conte


I never hesitated or thought for a minute (about leaving), so it doesn't matter if it's Chelsea or anyone else. "It's always nice games against top teams". Atletico Madrid have two points ahead of their clash with Qarabag. "We played a great game in London - we were close to winning it". We are playing at home, in front of our full capacity crowd. Lire la suite »

'Black Death' plague emerges in Madagascar, kills 124


The World Health Organisation, which has been working with Madagascar's Ministry of Health, has warned the risk of the epidemic spreading is "high". The U.N. Schools and businesses have been closed, and large public gatherings have been cancelled. It is believed the disease started there. The last significant outbreak of the disease occurred almost a century ago in Los Angeles, when a two-week epidemic killed 30 people. Lire la suite »

Gas in California to cost 12 cents more per gallon


The bill goes into effect November 1. Californians now pay $3.03 per gallon, on average, for regular unleaded gasoline, versus about $2.47 a gallon in the rest of the nation. "Where does it stop? It just hits us hard", said Sacramento resident Lewis Gray, reported the Sacramento Bee . The Legislature approved the bill to raise the tax and Gov. Lire la suite »

''You make no sense,'' Deepika Padukone tells Alia Bhatt but why?


The song, which shows the 31-year old mastering Rajasthani folk dance, garnered 10 million views (and counting) within 24 hours. Alia Bhatt says that she can't match the onscreen beauty and frame of padmavati . Reacting to it with a very endearing reply, the "Ram Leela" actress tweeted, "My make NO SENSE!I love you!" Commenting on the continuous opposition by Rajput Karni Sena and others to the film, Shahid said: "All I can say is that that we are ready to release the film on ... Lire la suite »

At last, Buhari sacks suspended SGF, NIA boss


Babachir David Lawal, and the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke ", Adesina said. "Oke, and has further approved the setting up of a three-member panel to, among other things, look into the operational, technical & administrative structure of the Agency & make appropriate recommendations". Lire la suite »

Georgia boy, 2, blocked from getting father's kidney, is rushed to hospital


His father is a flawless match for the kidney transplant but Anthony Dickerson, 26, has been denied the chance because of his criminal record. "The family is asking for people of all faith traditions to be in prayer today for Baby AJ. He was scheduled for surgery to give his son the kidney. "And January 2018 we will think about re-evaluating you basically", said Burgess, according to Fox. Lire la suite »