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FDA Warns Against Medicine That Can Be Fatal To Kids

The US Food and Drug Administration warned the public on Thursday regarding the use of certain medications containing narcotics. Apparently, narcotics such as codeine and tramadol can be fatal when used by children. According to Med Page Today, the FDA released a statement warning the public, especially parents against using medicine that contains codeine or tramadol for children under the ...

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Nanotech In Smart Condom Promises To “Tell All” And Warn Against STI

A British condom-maker eyeing a billion-dollar growing market has made what can arguably be called a “smart condom”. The i.Con wearable ring promises to tell a man how “it” went and more importantly, warn when “doing the deed” becomes unsafe. British Condoms says its i.Con ring is powered by nanotechnology to count calories burnt during sexual intercourse, asses thrust, duration, ...

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City Of Everett Washington Files Suit Against Purdue Pharma Over The Illegal Sale And Use Of OxyContin In The City

The city council of Everett, Washington, has found itself dealing with problems related to the illegal use and sale of OxyContin, a strong narcotic painkiller. According to a report by the Los Angeles Times, Everett has filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, a manufacturer of OxyContin. In the lawsuit, the city of Everette claims that Purdue Pharma is ignoring the ...

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Department Of Defense Urges Troops To Cut Back On The Energy Drinks, Warns Against Health Risks

Energy drinks are the beverage of choice for America’s military men and women, but according to a new article from the Department of Defense, it would do them better if they down less of them, due to the “serious harm” the drinks can do on one’s body. On Wednesday, the Department of Defense posted the article on the Army’s official ...

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Shannen Doherty — Scores Settlement in Cancer Lawsuit Against Ex-Manager

Shannen Doherty just landed a settlement in that huge $ 15 million lawsuit she filed against her ex-manager for allegedly screwing up her health insurance. We broke the story … Shannen sued her former management firm, claiming they mismanaged her insurance premiums and let her policy lapse at a critical time when doctors could’ve done an early detection of her ...

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Chileans protest against Pinochet-era private pension scheme

Hundreds of thousands of people across Chile have taken part in protests against the country’s controversial privatised pension plan. The scheme was launched in 1981, during the military government of General Augusto Pinochet. Protesters say some 10 million people who joined have now been left with very low retirement incomes – less than minimum wage in many cases. They are ...

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Judge Recommends Criminal Charges Be Brought Against Arizona Sheriff for Ignoring Orders to Stop Racial Profiling

Joe Arpaio, who says he is the “toughest sheriff” in the land, could face criminal charges. On Friday, federal Judge G. Murray Snow ordered that the US Attorney’s Office determine whether the Maricopa County Sheriff and Chief Deputy Jerry Sheridan should be charged with criminal contempt of court for ignoring court orders to stop racial profiling of Latinos, according to ...

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Amber Heard — My $7 Million Settlement Is Fighting Violence Against Women

Amber Heard is giving ALL of her Johnny Depp divorce settlement money to 2 charities. Amber confirmed what TMZ first reported … the settlement amount is $ 7 million, and she tells us, “The donation will be divided equally between the ACLU, with a particular focus on helping fight violence against women, and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, where I ...

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Peru March Against Gender Violence Draws 50,000

In response to recent news of perpetrators committing violent crimes against women and getting lenient sentences, groups of protesters totaling more than 50,000 people gathered in the capital city of Lima and eight other cities in Peru for an unprecedented march. Officials claim this was the largest gathering of protesters in the nation’s history. “Today, the 13th of August, is ...

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Peru March Against Gender Violence Draws 50,000

In response to recent news of perpetrators committing violent crimes against women and getting lenient sentences, groups of protesters totaling more than 50,000 people gathered in the capital city of Lima and eight other cities in Peru for an unprecedented march. Officials claim this was the largest gathering of protesters in the nation’s history. “Today, the 13th of August, is ...

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