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CDC warns of salmonella infections traced to kratom

CDC warns of salmonella infections traced to kratom

The Food and Drug Administration also is part of the investigation. It warned that people who use kratom in place of opioids subject themselves "to an unregulated product that has not been proven safe or effective". A warning about an outbreak of illness linked to Kratom, the controversial herbal supplement . It says kratom is illegal in Indiana, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Vermont, Arkansas, Alabama and Rhode Island, as well as some local jurisdictions including Sarasota County in Florida, San ... Read More

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BMW X4 reinvented to take on Evoque

BMW X4 reinvented to take on Evoque

BMW practically invented the crossover coupe with the launch of the X6 in 2007. The refreshed X4 will be bigger than the original, 3 inches longer than before, and bigger inside, with a 2.1-inch stretch in the wheelbase to 113. Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds, top speed 250 km/h. It's 1.4 inches wider, at 75 inches, but it's also a modest 0.1 inches lower, at 63.8 inches. Read More

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'Cloverfield Paradox': What the Critics Are Saying

'Cloverfield Paradox': What the Critics Are Saying

This is a surprise, since the other two movies in the franchise were well-received by critics, especially 2016's " 10 Cloverfield Lane ". It was a trifecta of entertainment last night: First came the Super Bowl, and then the battle between the highly anticipated episode of This Is Us and the premiere of a movie that no one saw coming. Read More

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At least two dead, 50 injured in US train crash

At least two dead, 50 injured in US train crash

At least four cars of the freight train, which was northbound before it was parked, were crumpled, looking like crushed tin foil, but remained on the tracks. People who have questions about passengers on the train can contact us at 800-523-9101. A deadly Amtrak train crash happened in SC early this morning around 2:30 a.m. Read More

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Gas prices rise again

The price in New Hampshire went up 3.1 cents to an average of $2.53 a gallon. The least expensive gas price averages in Georgia were in Augusta-Aiken at $2.40 per gallon, Catoosa-Dade-Walker at $2.41 and Warner Robins at $2.41. Gasoline prices in Houston and elsewhere have reached some of the highest levels since Hurricane Harvey. Jenkins says that refineries in the Gulf of Mexico will start to conduct routine maintenance checks, which has historically decreased oil output and raised gas ... Read More

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Stay of execution ordered for inmate Vernon Madison

Stay of execution ordered for inmate Vernon Madison

They said Madison has suffered several strokes and is frequently confused. "He does not understand why the state of Alabama is attempting to execute him", they said. "N$3 o state now allows a judge to override a jury's capital sentencing verdict". Vernon Madison, one of Alabama's longest-serving death row inmates, appears in a booking photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections. Read More

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Fire Breaks Out In Delhi Plastic Factory, Atleast 10 Killed

Fire Breaks Out In Delhi Plastic Factory, Atleast 10 Killed

Fire Services officials said that many people were still reportedly trapped inside the building as they made desperate attempts to rescue them. "The fire was of Category Four, which means it was not big". Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed anguish over the tragedy. My thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives. "Saddened at the loss of 17 lives in the Bawana cracker factory fire". Read More

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Walmart Offers Free Opioid Disposal Product

Walmart Offers Free Opioid Disposal Product

According to the manufacturer, when Dispose-RX is added to a pill bottle with warm water, it separates the medication into a biodegradable gel. In the statement that revealed this latest addition to the company's pharmaceutical operations, Walmart notes how "DisposeRx provides a virtually effortless way for patients to destroy leftover opioids and a way to do so without ever leaving home". Read More

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We are never coming home, say Chibok girls in video

We are never coming home, say Chibok girls in video

Later that month, Boko Haram release a video in which a woman claiming to be one of the Chibok girls is seen wearing a black veil and holding a gun. Fifty-seven of them managed to escape in the immediate aftermath of the abduction. They have now returned to the northeast and are back in education at the American University of Nigeria, in the Adamawa state capital, Yola. Read More

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Tarrant County reports its first 3 flu deaths

Tarrant County reports its first 3 flu deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the flu season nationwide is far worse than what they saw a year ago at this time. Rodriguez said that even if the vaccine is weak this year, vaccinating is still the most important thing county residents can do to avoid getting sick and mitigate the illness if they do get sick. Read More

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Cancer deaths continue to decline as smoking rates drop

Cancer deaths continue to decline as smoking rates drop

The American Cancer Society (ACS) reported that 2.4 million people have been spared from cancer since 2011. The report estimates that this year there will be 1.7 million new cancer cases and 609,640 cancer deaths in the United States. The most common cause of cancer death is still lung cancer. The cancer death rate in the US has dropped 26 percent since 1991. As tobacco use is the major cause of death almost 3 in 10 for the people diagnosed with cancer. Read More

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Bride Battling Breast Cancer Dies Hours After Wedding

Bride Battling Breast Cancer Dies Hours After Wedding

After that, they were inseparable, according to Mosher. He told news organizations that on the day he planned to propose to her on December 23, 2016, she was diagnosed with cancer. Francis Hospital, Connecticut, with the couple surrounded by their friends and family. The couple exchanged vows in the hospital's chapel. "This has been a heartbreaking time, but I'm glad this story has brought hope to so many people, " Karas said. Read More

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Marijuana Use By Pregnant Women On The Rise

Marijuana Use By Pregnant Women On The Rise

Over that same period, the proportion of pregnant women aged 18 to 24 using marijuana rose from 10 percent to 19 percent. On the survey, which the women completed early in their pregnancy, were questions about marijuana use. Whatever the reasons, the findings could be bad news for babies, since "initial evidence suggests that prenatal marijuana may impair fetal growth and neurodevelopment", Young-Wolff's group said. Read More

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Florida State actually might not be bowl eligible

Florida State actually might not be bowl eligible

But a possible administrative error, apparently discovered by a user of the website Reddit, is calling into question whether the Seminoles' victory against Delaware State should count toward the NCAA's bowl-eligibility requirement. The report focuses on Florida State's 77-6 win over FCS team Delaware State on November 18. Unfortunately for the teams that weren't invited, the discovery was made a bit too late to make any changes, and FSU will still play in the Independence Bowl. Read More

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Natural disaster -5.5 Hits PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

Natural disaster -5.5 Hits PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

However, initial reports suggested that the epicentre of the natural disaster was in Uttarakhand. A moderate natural disaster hit India's northern state of Uttarakhand on Wednesday, officials said. As per media reports Vibrations were also felt in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla, Kullu and Mandi, and some parts of Punjab and Haryana. Reports said panic-stricken people rushed out of their houses and buildings to gather in open streets. Read More

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England land Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in 2018 World Cup draw

England land Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in 2018 World Cup draw

England have never lost to Belgium at a major tournament and have only lost one of their 21 matches against them. He added: "We are a group of players with an incredible responsibility, they are true ambassadors for Belgium football". "We haven't beaten those top teams yet so that is something we have got to aspire to do but we also know the team is improving and is going to improve in the months and years to come. Read More

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Sex rarely causes hearts to stop, says new study

Sex rarely causes hearts to stop, says new study

Most of the cases were men with a history of heart disease. "People will ask their doctors if sex increases their risk of sudden death, and we've never had the answer before because there never was a study", senior study author Dr. Patients who experienced SCA related to sexual activity also had a higher rate of ventricular fibrillation/tachycardia than those who did not. However, journal publisher American College of Cardiology said that the researchers did not have information on how ... Read More

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