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Zika spraying kills millions of honeybees in South Carolina

Stanley, co-owner of Flowertown Bee Farm and Supply in Summerville, South Carolina, said she lost 46 beehives - more than 3 million bees - in mere minutes after the spraying began Sunday morning. But Dorchester County usually administers mosquito control via ground. Dorchester County has gone above and beyond in its efforts to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, using airplanes to dispense pesticides for the first time on Sunday.

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Painkiller-Sedative Mix Can Cause Death, FDA Warns

FDA review has found that the growing combined use of opioid medicines with benzodiazepines or other drugs that depress the central nervous system (CNS) has resulted in serious side effects, including slowed or hard breathing and deaths. The reason, she said, is that prescribing opioids and benzodiazepines together has always been the medical norm. The benzodiazepines that will get the warning are sold under a variety of brand and generic names, including Xanax, Valium and lorazepam.

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Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen

EpiPens are used in emergencies to treat severe allergies to insect bites and foods like nuts and eggs that can lead to anaphylactic shock. In the wake of mounting criticism over recent price hikes, the company said the generic version will be distributed by its US subsidiary.

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Almost 2 million Floridians have already voted in primary

This year's primary election features primaries for U.S. Senate and several competitive races for Congress and the Legislature. Florida is a closed primary state, meaning only registered party members can vote in their party's primary. "This should be a serious concern to the voters of Central Florida who are electing the chief law enforcement officer of this circuit", Ashton said.

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U.S. Senate Primary Results 2016: Marco Rubio, Carlos Beruff

That leaves congressional races as some of the more exciting to watch during Tuesday's primary, the first since court-mandated redistricting undid advantages for some incumbents and prompting one of the liveliest campaigns in many seasons. Grayson, a fiery liberal known for brash comments and hamstrung by a hard divorce, relied mostly on small donors and feuded with party leaders. Murphy is backed by President Barack Obama as well as Joe Biden and Harry Reid but Grayson could be ...

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Chelsea Clinton to remain on family foundation board

What they say: Republicans want a special prosecutor to weigh corruption charges over the Clinton Foundation. She gave key State Department aides permission to work for the Clinton Foundation while they worked at State and drew paychecks from a Clinton-affiliated for-profit consulting firm.