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Mom Who Lost 3 Sons Is Hopeful After Trump's Opioid Declaration

Other officials in OH, which has the highest prescription opioid overdose rate in the country, according to statistics compiled by the Kaiser Family Foundation, watched Trump's speech with great interest. Officials said Trump wants to include money for the crisis in a year-end budget agreement but to accomplish that, one official said the administration would have to have an "ongoing discussion" with Congress.

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Popular baby foods and formulas test positive for arsenic, lead

Almost 80% of infant formula samples tested positive for arsenic. Several studies have shown that babies exposed to greater quantities of the poison go on to develop lower IQ and motor skills, but it has been impossible to determine at what threshold the damage occurs, and if there is any amount of arsenic that is safe.

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Drive-thru flu vaccination clinic Thursday in Tuscaloosa

The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency announced its first set of flu vaccine clinics has begun and continues through December 5. According to the CDC, the flu kills 3,300 to 49,000 people each year, with children and older adults particularly vulnerable.

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Clinton campaign, DNC helped fund dossier research

The Washington Post reported that in April 2016, an attorney for both the Clinton campaign and the DNC retained a research firm to gather intel on Trump , who was then on his way to the Republican presidential nomination. Still, the president and his supporters have seized on the new details about the DNC-Clinton role to push their view that the various Russian Federation investigations - from Capitol Hill to Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller - are based on a fraudulent, ...

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Here's where you can take your unwanted prescription drugs this weekend

Information for safe disposal of such material can be found by contacting the Mille Lacs Health Systems at (320) 532-3154. The program is created to help prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding residences of potentially unsafe expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

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Cambridge genome aces help identify new breast cancer threats

However the discovery of 73 new genes not known about previously now put the total contribution of our genes to a breast cancer diagnosis at 18 per cent. Read the full ER-negative study in Nature Genetics . Various studies suggest that a moderately active lifestyle with at least 30 minutes of exercising five days a week and a balanced diet can go a long way in protecting women from the risk of breast cancer.