Children Face Foster Care Over School Meal Debt, District Warns
A Pennsylvania school district notified parents, whose children had a meal debt of $10 or more, of the potential consequence but officials said the letter was not sanctioned by...
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Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious opioid orders
Two Ohio counties say in new court filings that drugmakers and distributors violated regulations by shipping suspicious orders of powerful prescription opioids
1 day ago - ABC News - 3 articles
The Latest: Suit: Firms didn't stop suspicious opioid orders
Two Ohio counties say in a court filing that drugmakers and distributors ignored a requirement that companies refuse to send suspicious orders of the powerful painkillers
1 day ago - ABC News - 3 articles
3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic
Cities and counties are suing major drugstore chains and Walmart, contending they distributed billions of painkillers that devastated communities.
1 day ago - NY Times - 3 articles
Parents Warned Their Kids Could Be Put In Foster Care Over Lunch Debt
The letter was sent by the school district to all parents with lunch debt A Pennsylvania school district is making headlines after threatening parents with foster care if they...
1 day ago - Scary Mommy
Oklahoma County seeking lawsuit against opioid manufacturers
Oklahoma County has joined more than 50 other cities and counties in the state to prosecute opioid manufacturers for damages caused by the opioid epidemic
2 days ago - ABC News
Endless Thread's 'Infectious,' Part 4
In today's installment of our series “Infectious,” Endless Thread, we visit Clark County, Washington, to look at how policy makers and public health experts responded to the...
2 days ago - CommonHealth Wbur
Rural Ohio county shows the impact of opioid influx
Newly released prescription opioid statistics underscore how widespread pill use has been in towns and small cities of America's Appalachian region
3 days ago - ABC News
Lead paint suppliers settle California lawsuit for $305M
The nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit
3 days ago - ABC News - 2 articles
Studies offer conflicting evidence on probiotics for CDI prevention
Although guidelines do not recommend probiotics for the prevention of Clostridioides difficile infection, or CDI, researchers continue to study them as a potential...
4 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
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Lenny Kravitz Calls Jason Momoa ‘A Brother' In Their Blended Family
Lenny Kravitz, Lisa Bonet, and Jason Momoa are all doing something right here Blended families take work. Major work. Ex-spouses and step-parents aren't always the ingredients...
Natalie Portman Will Be The First-Ever Female Thor And People Have Feelings
Natalie Portman was officially given Thor's hammer at San Diego Comic-Con Some big news was unearthed at San Diego Comic-Con yesterday: the story of Thor is not over, despite...
If You're Walking Every Day and Still Not Losing Weight, Experts Say This...
You've heard that walking is one way to burn calories and lose weight. But if you're doing it every single day and your body hasn't changed, you could be making one of these...
Pot Use During Early Pregnancy on the Rise
Pot use and pregnancy hardly go hand-in-hand for health reasons, but more American women are using marijuana just before and right after they become pregnant, new research warns.
One in 12 patients are harmed by medical mistakes, study finds
Healthcare professionals make mistakes when treating eight percent of their patients,a University of Manchester study estimates. Half of those are preventable and 12% are are...
Meghan McCain reveals she suffered a miscarriage during a New York Times...
The 34-year-old co-host of The View published an op-ed for the New York Times on Friday revealed that 'a few weeks ago', during a cover shoot for the Times, she was suffering a...
Plastic straws, scourge of oceans, meets its match - in seaweed straws
Plastic straws may seem harmless, but if everyone in your neighborhood threw away a plastic straw once a day for one week, you would all accumulate a lot of plastic waste...
Add blueberries to your diet to maintain healthy blood pressure levels
Blueberries are sweet and nutrient-rich superfoods that are low in calories. New research suggests that consuming blueberries regularly can also help lower your blood pressure...
As far as intelligent life goes, we are most likely not the smartest kid in...
Humans are innately arrogant. Our intellectual superiority over the other animals on our planet has left many of us with the conviction that we are the most intelligent beings...
How Diabetes Leads to Vascular Disease?
Scientists have identified a cellular connection between diabetes and one of its major complications, blood vessel narrowing that increases risks of heart disease and stroke.