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Doctor Charged In Opioid Deaths of Patients – WFMY News 2

Doctor Charged In Opioid Deaths of Patients – WFMY News 2

drugs disposal(Photo: dea.gov) An Oklahoma doctor was charged Friday with second-degree murder in the overdose deaths of at least five patients from the powerful painkillers and other drugs she prescribed, often in combinations that made up an addict’s “holy trinity” of pills, state investigators said. Oklahoma’s attorney general announced five ...

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The Year of the Tick – Slate Magazine

The Year of the Tick – Slate Magazine

This year is likely to be a doozy for Lyme disease.GrabillCreative/iStock The ticks have arrived. So many, so tiny, so hungry. Friends from New York to Wisconsin are freaking out, pulling ticks off themselves daily, asking me how to keep these blood-sucking, disease-spreading menaces away. They turn to me because ...

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Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak – ABC News

Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak – ABC News

The co-founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy is set to be sentenced in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more. Barry Cadden was acquitted of second-degree murder charges under federal racketeering law, but convicted on conspiracy and fraud charges. Sentencing is scheduled ...

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Three ways to help slow brain ageing – The Australian

Three ways to help slow brain ageing – The Australian

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The AustralianA combination of exercise, controlling blood pressure and some form of brain training may reduce mental decline in old age and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s-type dementia, US experts have concluded. A new report released by the National Academies of …Scientists shocked by massive ...

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Three ways to help slow brain ageing – SBS

A combination of exercise, controlling blood pressure and some form of brain training may reduce mental decline in old age and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s-type dementia, US experts have concluded. A new report released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine states there is “encouraging” evidence, although ...

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