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Marijuana Legalization Could Help Offset Opioid Epidemic, Studies Find

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As medical marijuana was introduced to a number of new states over the past decade, the number of filled opioid prescriptions dropped significantly. Though researchers noted the U.S. population is mostly supportive towards medical marijuana legalization, Wen said 21 remaining states without legalization laws may have regulatory hurdles in their way to providing access. Read More »

FDA Recalls Kratom Products For Salmonella Threat

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The recalled products include Raw Form Organics Maeng Da Kratom in Emerald Green, Ivory White and Ruby Red. Numerous brands of kratom-containing products have been linked to the outbreak, according to the FDA . There have been 87 cases and 27 hospitalizations in 35 states, including Nevada, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Almost 30 cases of the bacterial infection have involved such serious fever, cramps, diarrhea and nausea that sufferers have been ... Read More »

Prince Charles and Camilla touch down in Brisbane

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Prince Charles briefly studied in Australia - and former Labor PM Julia Gillard said in 2013: "For Australia's part, I am sure the Queen's successors monarch will one day serve as Head of the Commonwealth with the same distinction as Her Majesty". Read More »

Four Marines presumed dead after California helicopter crash

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The four crew members aboard were presumed dead pending positive identification, officials said. Its cause is under investigation. The AP reports Tuesday's crash is the deadliest involving a Marine aircraft since a KC130T transport plane went down in MS last July, killing 15 Marines and a sailor. Read More »

Flu season claims 86 lives in Alberta, hospitalizes more than 2800

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In case the warm weather had you fooled: flu season is not over. Pregnant women over 13 weeks, adults over 65 and over, children between six months and six years, chronically ill and workers of poultry or pig farms have flocked to more than 650 public and private vaccination centers deployed throughout Chile, which has generated an average of 177,422 immunized during the business days of the campaign. Read More »

Young players lead Fort Morgan tennis to league win

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Shortly after her win, Kaitlyn Fajardo got the win in No. 3 singles. Last season, the Hubmen captured the Minnesota River Conference, Section 2A north subsection and Section 2A championships and also crowned an individual state champion. "They never gave up and that's something that we can be proud of", she said. "If we can do stuff like that, we're going to be hard to beat". "We start out slow, that's kind of been our thing from the get-go". Read More »

Medical marijuana could help curb the opioid abuse epidemic, studies say

The other study , which monitored Medicaid opioid prescriptions , found that participants filled almost 40 fewer opioid prescriptions per 1,000 people (4%) each year after their state passed laws that made cannabis accessible - states that legalized both medical and recreational marijuana showed greater falls in opioid prescriptions. Read More »

IISc Bengaluru, JNU among top 10 universities

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The rankings were released by the Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday, April 3. It outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The methodology draws from the overall recommendations of broad understanding arrived at by a Core Committee set up by MHRD, to identify the broad parameters for ranking various universities and institutions. Read More »

CDC says germs across USA are showing "unusual' resistance to antibiotics"

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Its report falls in line with a set of guidelines written by experts from 13 countries - including the US, India and France - also published today by the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy, which call for an internationally-standardized approach to antibiotic use to curtail the proliferation of resistant bugs. Read More »

ZTCC launches an app to ease up organ donation

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Following the flag raising, two women from Beaver Dam who have been affected by organ donation spoke to the crowd. As such, they play several roles in the process of organ, tissue, and eye donation working closely with the donor families, transplant surgical teams and hospital staff, and the United Network for Organ Sharing. Read More »

Trump sues California over sales of USA lands

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The planned auction of 1.7 acres of U.S. Postal Service property in the state also fizzled when nobody bid, Justice lawyers said . This legal position now poses a huge problem for land seizure advocates in states like Utah, which has been threatening a lawsuit to force the federal government to dispose of national public lands. Read More »

How to beat rising gas prices this summer

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Sunday's state average of $2.64 is just three cents below the highest price of 2018. The average price is $2.83 a gallon. A year ago, the average price in NY was 33 cents lower at $2.43. Typical reasons for the spring rise in gas prices are that refineries are making summer blends of gasoline, which are more expensive and increased travel due to pleasant temperatures and vacations. Read More »

School shooting survivors given mandatory see-through backpacks

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A Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student said the increased security measures her school is taking in the wake of February's mass shooting will make going back to school following spring break even more hard. Plenty of students also joked about the backpacks, saying they wouldn't be sharing the gum their peers can now see through clear plastic. The move was meant with skepticism and derision by students. Read More »

The Opioid Epidemic in America

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One state's brainchild to make big pharma indemnify for opioid epidemic it's created in Arkansas. In the second study , another team of researchers looked at the number of opioid prescriptions filled under Medicare in all USA states from 2010 through 2015. Read More »

TN Govt to move SC on Cauvery issue: CM

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On the eve of the deadline, the Centre moved the Supreme Court for a three-month extension for the implementation of the court order. All traders in Tamil Nadu would down their shutters throughout the State on the same day to express their solidarity with the farming community. Read More »

China's Space Lab 'The Tiangong-1' Crashes to Earth Over South Pacific

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Earlier, the Aerospace Corp. also said it could land along a strip of the US that includes the southern Lower Peninsula of MI. The 10.4-metre-long (34.1-foot) Tiangong-1, or "Heavenly Palace 1", was launched in 2011 to carry out docking and orbit experiments as part of China's ambitious space program, which aims to place a permanent station in orbit by 2023.Decommissioning was originally planned for 2013 but the mission was repeatedly extended. Read More »

Bronx residents surprised by Spring snowstorm

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Saturday. According to News 12 meteorologists, 5.5 inches of snow fell in Parkchester, breaking a previous record set in 2003 when 4 inches of snow fell on April 2. Most of the snow will likely be gone by late Monday or Tuesday . A fast-moving spring snowstorm swept through parts of the Northeast Monday, spreading a wintry mix that made for a slow, slippery and slushy commute to start the work week. Read More »

Second death reported in synthetic Canabinoids use

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The other person who died was was from the Chicago area, said Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold. The 56 people have been hospitalized for symptoms that include coughing up blood, blood in the urine, severe bloody nose or bleeding gums, IDPH said. Read More »

The newest teen challenge: snorting condoms

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It involves inhaling an unwrapped condom through your nose and pulling it through your throat, Newsweek reported . "With potentially fatal results", Dr. Participants typically then post a video of the completed challenge to YouTube. The Condom Challenge is the latest unsafe teen trend that is hopefully not sweeping the nation. Read More »

What if autism is different for girls?

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Meanwhile, judging by the data provided by the psychiatric service, the number of new cases at the Children and Adolescents Psychiatric Unity is around 200 a year, an increase, which, according to doctors, relates to the discovery of undiscovered cases. Read More »

Easter Sunrise Service in Watertown's Thompson Park

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Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, 941-778-1813, Rev. Rosemary Backer. St. Peter's United Methodist Church in Morehead City will celebrate Easter with a sunrise service at 6:30 a.m.at Mitchell Village Park. The service will feature the Contemporary Ensemble of piano, guitar, bass, percussion and vocalists. On Sunday on the top of East Rock Park in New Haven, a group of churches offered a church service with a view. Read More »

Dalai Lama embraces trooper who escorted him in 1959 escape from Tibet

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The prime minister of the self-declared Tibetan government-in-exile urged his compatriots Saturday to strengthen efforts to make the return of the Dalai Lama to his native land a reality. Madhav was speaking at the beginning of the year-long "Thank You India" event. "India has welcomed them with open arms and with an open heart". "Thank you for his Holiness the Dalai Lama". Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices up in India

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The government has reduced the price of petrol by Rs2.07 per litre in a reshuffle of rates of petroleum products, the Minister of Finance announced Saturday. The fuel price hike will reduce headroom for the RBI to cut interest rates to spur economic growth. The new prices will be effective from April 1, 2018 till midnight on April 30, 2018. Read More »

Right-wing propaganda website editor arrested for peddling fake news

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Mahesh Hegde was behind the fake news published on Postcard News about a Jain monk being attacked by Muslims in Bengaluru . The photograph that Mr. In November 2017, an FIR had been filed against the administrators of Postcard News for an alleged derogatory post, AltNews reported. The incident was falsely reported, say the police. Read More »