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The One Birth Control Method That’s Cost-Effective And Over The Counter

As President Donald Trump takes office and gets settled in the White House, many U.S. women are looking to other options for birth control. The President has promised that he will repeal the Affordable Care Act, which could affect women’s reproductive health and health care across the nation. Women are being urged to handle their healthcare and birth control needs ...

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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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Brain Region Responsible For Facial Recognition Becomes Denser Over Time, New Study Claims

The human brain has a region that specializes in facial recognition and grows in density over time, allowing adults to recognize faces considerably better than children do. This was the chief takeaway in a new study from Stanford University researchers released earlier in the week and published in the journal Science. A report from NPR detailed these findings in brief, ...

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Over 700 U.S. Hospitals Penalized For ‘Superbug’ Infections And Patient Injuries: Is Your Hospital On The List?

The federal government has penalized 769 U.S. hospitals who had high rates of patient injuries and other hospital acquired conditions such as the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to NPR. The penalties are based on the percentage of avoidable complications that patients are experiencing in the hospitals, such as bed sores, blood clots, falls and certain infections. The Centers for ...

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Can You Die From Broken Heart? Celebrity Deaths Spark Concern Over ‘Broken Heart Syndrome’, Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Is it possible to die from a broken heart? Recent celebrity deaths seem to have raised interest and concern over the concept, causing many people to question whether or not the loss of a loved one can actually break your heart literally and figuratively. For instance, the stroke and tragic death of actress Debbie Reynolds nearly one day after the ...

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Saint Vincent Hospital To Rehire, Compensate Staff Fired Over Flu Shot Refusal

Representatives from Saint Vincent Hospital, which is now a member of Allegheny Health Network, have agreed to rehire six of the hospital’s former employees after they were fired, because they refused to be vaccinated with the flu shot. During the 2013-2014 flu season, several of Saint Vincent Hospital’s employees refused to be vaccinated against influenza, citing that the flu shot ...

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Kratom Ban Leads To A Petition With Over 80,000 Signatures

The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced its plan to ban kratom – an herb also known as mitragyna speciose. A petition against the Kratom ban has gained over 80,000 signatures with 100,000 needed to get a response from the White House. Kratom has been popular in the US among people self-managing chronic pain and those trying to get clean ...

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Robert Mugabe lambasts Zimbabwe judges over protests

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has criticised judges who give permission for anti-government protests which later turn violent. He said the judges showed a reckless disregard for peace, and warned that they should not dare to be negligent when making decisions. The opposition has accused him of trying to intimidate the judiciary. On Monday, opposition supporters are going to court to ...

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Lionel Richie — It's Squirm Time Over Justin and Sofia (VIDEO)

Lionel Richie is always awesome and open, which makes this clip all the more revealing because he wanted to talk about anything BUT his 18-year-old daughter’s relationship with Justin Bieber. We got Lionel and Sofia leaving Pressed Juicery in Bev Hills, and he was happy to talk about all things citrus, but just watch as our photog asks if he’s giving ...

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South Carolina Parents Outraged Over Teacher’s Cruel Punishment For 5-Year-Old Girl

Two parents in Simpsonville, South Carolina were outraged after learning their 5-year-old daughter’s teacher threw her shoes in the trash and made her walk barefoot as punishment, according to the Greenville Online. The incident occurred Thursday, August 25 when the first-grader, Taraji Edward, was fondling with her sandals in lieu of paying attention in class. Her teacher – whose name ...

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