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Third synthetic marijuana user dies in IL after severe bleeding

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The patients are believed to have been exposed to brodifacoum, a pesticide widely used as rat poison that causes severe bleeding. The Illinois Department of Public Health asked local health departments to issue the warning, saying health officials "strongly urge everyone not to use" synthetic cannabis . Read More »

Rodent poison in fake weed kills 2, more hospitalized

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The condition is known as synthetic cannabinoid-associated coagulopathy. The department reports in a Thursday, April 5 news release that brodifacoum is an "off-white, odorless powder poison" that has been identified in 70 cases between March 7 and April 2 in IL. Read More »

Video Shows View From Inside Bus As Conor McGregor Throws Dolly

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We also know that Khabib Nurmagomedov found himself on the bus , but wouldn't leave for one reason . Conor is right now facing multiple charges for the assault and property damage. The dolly struck one of the fighters and also shattered a window, spraying others with glass. McGregor was released on $50,000 bond and faces 12 charges, including two criminal mischief felonies. Read More »

Russian Federation softball picks up big win

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In the second game, DW took a 5-0 lead into the third inning before notching 12 more in that frame and taking a big 19-1 victory. The Warriors struck first and led by one after the first, but Ste. Smyrna would get the same opportunity, but a strikeout and two fly outs stranded the runner, and giving the victory to Indian River. Brooks' Peyton Plants, who hit well all series, and Carson Daniel walked before Jaret Ward relieved Parker. Read More »

Missing CDC employee's body found in river months after disappearance, police say

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Timothy Cunningham , a 35-year-old Harvard-educated leader within the nation's health protection agency, was found dead late Tuesday night in the Chattahoochee River, which runs near his home, police said Thursday. Cunningham's colleagues and friends at CDC hope that he is safe", Burden said. He was once named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle's "40 under 40" list. Read More »

United Nations chief urges Yemen peace talks

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The UN secretary-general urged the warring sides in Yemen for a political settlement. Hodeidah is Yemen's biggest port where most of the humanitarian aid enters for millions of hungry civilians but the government accuses Houthis who control the port of smuggling weapons through it. Read More »

Mississippi State has absolutely owned Louisville this year

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Stat of the game: Two of the most efficient offenses in the country shot the ball poorly most of the night. - When head coach Jeff Wulz has his bench out-score their opponent's bench, the Cardinals are (24-0) this season. However, each bold choice that Schaefer made in this game would payoff. Yes, they have more wins when they make less from the outside but it's a done deal when Louisville gets going from behind the arc. Read More »

Ibrahimovic makes dream LA debut

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Ibrahimovic, who came on as a substitute in the 71st minute, scored six minutes into his first MLS game with a dipping 35-metre shot that soared over the outstretched arms of LAFC goalie Tyler Miller . Zlatan arrived in Los Angeles after being released by Manchester United on March 22. The script of the match was befitting of Ibra's new Hollywood home and LAFC had raced to a 3-0 lead within 60 minutes with Zlatan still on the bench. Read More »

It's Primetime for Influenza B

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Virginia is one of the last states reporting an unusually high percentage of patients seeking treatment for flu-like symptoms this season, according to the latest data from the CDC. "It's probably one of the more severe years we've had in the past few decades", Haupt said. New cases of all strains of the flu have decreased. "Influenza B especially for young children". Read More »

Gun violence prevention; enough is enough

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In the wake of a Valentine's Day shooting that killed 17 at the Parkland high school, teens nationwide have pulled all-nighters, scheduling speakers, petitioning city councils, renting stages and walking march routes with police in a grass-roots movement that has raised more than $4 million. Read More »

Pakistan celebrates National Day with military parade

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Mamnoon also said that the global scenario has changed, and now countries could not be coerced to tow the line of one particular country. Amid the row over the harassment of each other's officials in respective missions, he said peace was in the mutual interest of both countries and it could only be achieved through diplomacy and dialogue. Read More »

Doctors, chemists to face jail term if they don't notify TB patient

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World Tuberculosis Day observed on Saturday; the day is observed to raise public awareness to fight the global TB epidemic; President Ramnath Kovind calls upon all stakeholders to join hands in eliminating the disease by 2025. We need political leadership, and this year, Heads of State will meet in NY at the United Nations General Assembly for a high-level meeting on TB for the first time ever. Read More »

Number of Alzheimer's deaths in IL on the rise

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Alzheimer's disease is considered one of the most expensive illnesses in the country, a fact proven by the figures found in the report from the Alzheimer's Association . Scientists are studing the role of beta-amyloid as a primary culprit in Alzheimer's that gums up the brain, disrupting communication between brain neurons and leading to memory loss. Read More »

Meet the selfless over selfish Sikander Salman Khan in Race 3 poster

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Giving a small hint about her character, Jacqueline wrote that 'power can be dangerous!' The actress will be seen as Jessica in the film. After treating audience with an intriguing logo, Khan shared the very first poster of the action franchise, set to create huge anticipation amongst the masses. Read More »

Google guru tests flying taxis in New Zealand

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Having government officials willing to support Cora probably helps, too. Kitty Hawk commended the country's forward-looking regulatory environment and vision. On a blog post on the Cora website , the company highlighted the certification issues that prevented the aircraft from being brought out of the R&D process, saying: "A path to certifying an air taxi for everyday use just didn't exist". Read More »

'Pharma Bro' Shkreli set to be sentenced for defrauding investors

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District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto handed Shkreli the 7-year sentence after prosecutors requested 15 years and his lawyer asked for 18 months. The crimes, related to stock manipulation of shares in Retrophin , one of Shkreli's companies, and ripping off hedge fund backers, could have carried a sentence of up to 20 years. Read More »

FDA OKs BRCA Consumer Test

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However, even prescription-ordered genetic testing is not 100% conclusive that a person will develop cancer or not. Erica Ramos, the organization's president, said, "Anyone who has a strong personal or family history of breast or ovarian cancer and is interested in finding out more about their individualized risk should consult with a genetic counselor to discuss their genetic testing options, or to discuss their results". Read More »

Opioid Overdoses in the US Rose 30 Percent in a Year

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Hospitalizations for overdoses rose by 69.7 percent in the Midwest, 40.3 percent in the West, 21.3 percent in the Northeast and 20.2 percent in the Southwest. The supply of those more risky drugs is increasing faster in some parts of the country than in others, which may help explain the geographic variations, Schuchat says. Read More »