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Though, Henderson's suspension promises to raise some eyebrows around the football world. If Henderson's positive test is in fact in relation to treatment he received for Crohn's Disease, it will obviously lead to a rather interesting appeals process.
  • Chris Brown Arrested On Suspicion Of Assault

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    The singer was eventually arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon . "I'ma just going to turn the other cheek, drop some music". She said she fled in fear, then refused to sign a nondisclosure agreement before she escaped from Brown's house.
  • S.C. county officials apologize for killing millions of bees with pesticide

    S.C. county officials apologize for killing millions of bees with pesticide

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    One bee apiary lost 46 hives, and about 2.5 million bees total were killed. Upon investigation, officials concluded that what some beekeepers are calling a "mass killing" was caused by the insecticide intended for mosquitoes . Usually, the SC county notifies beekeepers before it sprays for mosquitoes . Maggots and other insects are feeding on the honey and the baby bees who are still in the hives.
  • FDA requires new warning labels for over 400 drug products

    FDA requires new warning labels for over 400 drug products

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    Health care professionals are advised to limit prescribing of opioid pain medicines with benzodiazepines or other CNS depressants "only to patients for whom alternative treatment options are inadequate", according to an August 31 FDA safety communication.
  • Health Officials Confirm First West Nile Virus Death of 2016

    Health Officials Confirm First West Nile Virus Death of 2016

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    The ground fogging operations were scheduled for 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31, through 2 a.m. the following morning. "We got test results back on Friday", Parman said, adding at least one mosquito tested positive for West Nile virus. Most people infected with West Nile virus experience no symptoms or have only mild symptoms, such as fever and headaches. People over the age of 50 are most susceptible.
  • Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen

    Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen

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    The American Academy of Pediatrics has more about treating anaphylaxis . Bresch has said the company only receives $274 of the total price for a twin-package while pharmacies and other middlemen divvy up the rest. There is now little competition for EpiPen, with the only rival product being Adrenaclick, which carries a list price of $461. On Thursday, the company said it would offer savings cards and double patient eligibility for assistance, such that a family of four with an ...
  • Mylan launching generic version of Epipen

    Mylan launching generic version of Epipen

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    And never mind that Mylan incorporated a year ago in the Netherlands and moved its tax home to the United Kingdom to take advantage of lower taxes - although it's hard to blame them since the USA, in a terrific case of short-sighted policy, has the highest statutory corporate tax rate among developed countries.
  • Arizona voters cast ballots in primary election

    Arizona voters cast ballots in primary election

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    Kirkpatrick, 66, is running commercials heavily in the Phoenix media market trumpeting her support for term-limits, setting three two-year House terms and two six-year Senate terms as the maximum. But there are exceptions. But in June, Rubio abruptly reversed course under pressure from national Republicans afraid that the seat was in jeopardy - perhaps along with the Senate majority.
  • Maker recalls fresh-cut vegetables from stores in Southeast

    Maker recalls fresh-cut vegetables from stores in Southeast

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    The supplier has distributed the possibly-infected products to BI-LO, Fresh Point, Harris Teeter supermarkets, Publix supermarkets, QuikTrip shops, The Spinx Company, Wal-Mart stores, and Winn Dixie markets. With these recent recalling of products, how do you think can groceries still assure buyers of the safety of the food that they sell? Country Fresh originated from one processing facility and 50 employees in Houston, Texas and has grown to multiple facilities, hundreds of employees, and ...
  • Patrick Murphy pushes primary voting in Orlando with Buddy Dyer

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    And in the state's Democratic Senate primary, Rep. Patrick Murphy - with the assistance of President Barack Obama , Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., and millions in super PAC spending - is a heavy favorite against the underfunded Rep. FILE- In this October 14, 2015 file photo, Rep. Patrick Murphy , D-Fla. speaks during a pre-legislative news conference, in Tallahassee, Fla. The Miami Republican said Murphy has a "sense of entitlement".
  • US, India sign military logistics agreement

    US, India sign military logistics agreement

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    The accord allows the two militaries to use each other's land, air and naval bases for resupplies, repairs and rest. Pending the signing of the deal which officials on both sides described as a "mere formality", discussions have already begun on the other two foundational agreements - Communications Interoperability and Security Memorandum of Agreement (CISMOA) and Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement for Geo-spatial Cooperation (BECA).
  • More parents believe vaccines are unnecessary

    More parents believe vaccines are unnecessary

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    Vaccination will prevent around 322 million illnesses among children born between 1994 and 2013, the researchers write. The survey results released Monday show that parents' concerns about vaccines have shifted in recent years. Other medical groups have already adopted similar positions, but the Academy's policy statement is noteworthy because its 64,000 members work directly with parents as they make vaccination decisions for their infants, children and teenagers.
  • Clinton rolls out plan for mental health care

    Clinton rolls out plan for mental health care

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    Promising that Clinton will convene a White House conference on mental health during her first year as president, the platform calls for the unification of mental and physical health care, meant to ensure "the next generation [grows] up knowing that mental health is a key component of overall health and there is no shame, stigma, or barriers to seeking out care".
  • Clinton Foundation official plays defense over accusations

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    The AP on Tuesday afternoon ran a story examining State Department appointment data, concluding that when Clinton met with private citizens, they most likely were donors to her family charity or had made commitments to do so. "And they've looked at 185 meetings and tried to draw a conclusion from that". "My work is not influenced by outside sources". What they say: Clinton lied about releasing all her work-related emails.
  • Orlando theme parks give free bug spray to ease Zika worries

    Orlando theme parks give free bug spray to ease Zika worries

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    Each of the aforementioned parks already has an extensive mosquito control program, and issuing free containers of insect repellent will act as an extra layer of protection and peace of mind for guests. The disease is also been proven to be sexually transmitted, after someone has been infected by the virus, which makes the spreading of the disease more prominent.
  • Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

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    South Korea's In Gee Chun and Northern Ireland's Stephanie Meadow were tied for second. Top-ranked Lydia Ko, of New Zealand, finished at 70 and is seven shots back in a tie for 10th with Lee Min-Jee (67) of Australia, Gabby Lopez (68), of Mexico, Suzann Pettersen (69), of Norway, Budsabakorn Sukapan (69), of Thailand, and Kim Hyo-Joo (70), of South Korea.
  • Hurricane Gaston reforms, moves northwest in the Atlantic

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    The US National Hurricane Centre (NHC) in Miami says the 90mph hurricane has formed off the coast in Florida and is heading northeastwards to the UK. Officials believe the system could produce mudslide-causing heavy rain over parts of Cuba through Sunday. The five-day outlook shows the possibility of another system developing just off the coast of Africa and moving westward.
  • Brother of Syrian boy pictured in Aleppo dies of his wounds

    Brother of Syrian boy pictured in Aleppo dies of his wounds

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    A five-year-old Syrian boy who has captured the world's attention after being pulled from rubble following an airstrike has been reunited with his parents. Aleppo , Syria's largest province and once a thriving economic metropolis, has witnessed intensified violent battles lately as both the Syrian government troops and the opposition fighters have stepped up their game in the hope of achieving more gains in that key province.
  • 'Robot' Babies Could Increase Teen Pregnancy Rate

    'Robot' Babies Could Increase Teen Pregnancy Rate

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    The Washington Post reports on a just-published study in the medical journal Lancet about a random trial involving 1,267 Australian high-school girls given the robot babies plus a control group of 1,567 girls. Brinkman is from Telethon Kids Institute in Western Australia. Possible factors include positive attention the girls received while looking after the robo-babies.
  • Gaston forecast to become a hurricane in Atlantic

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    The storm has not formed a well-defined circulation center , which makes forecasting the intensity and direction system hard, forecasters reported . As of 4 a.m. CDT, Tropical Storm Gaston was located about 1,195 miles east-southeast of Bermuda and was moving northwest at 17 mph. Depending on your weather model of choice, this low pressure area could become tropical storm Hermine this weekend and impact south Florida.
  • FDA wants donated blood tested for Zika virus

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    The new advisory means all US states and territories will need to begin testing blood donations for Zika. The agency's move to expand its previous guideline for blood screening comes after Florida officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes in Pinellas County, some 265 miles from Miami, where the first locally transmitted USA cases were reported.
  • North Korea missile launch: Kim Jong-Un calls it the

    North Korea missile launch: Kim Jong-Un calls it the "greatest success"

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    Kim said the latest launch proved the North had joined the "front rank of the military powers fully equipped with nuclear attack capability". "He appreciated the test-fire as the greatest success and victory", it said. The test showed the solid-fuel missile's control and guidance system as well as the atmospheric re-entry of the warhead all met operational requirements, KCNA said.
  • Huma Abedin denies active role at radical Muslim journal

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    Huma Abedin is causing more trouble for the Hillary Clinton campaign! While many reporters have searched for smoking gun evidence of quid pro quo in the 55,000 pages of emails Hillary Clinton that the State Department started releasing previous year, Abedin and other Clinton aides appear to have served as gatekeepers for Clinton.
  • Berkeley reports decrease in sugar consumption since it levied soda tax

    Berkeley reports decrease in sugar consumption since it levied soda tax

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    The American Beverage Association, an industry group, said the Berkeley study has flaws and there is no indication the tax has had a measurable impact on public health. People may be more inclined to react to such a tax when it is new. Oakland voters have received multiple mailings that label the soda tax proposition a "grocery tax" that will raise prices across the board at supermarkets.
  • Zika virus may persist in vagina for days through sexual intercourse

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    Oliveira, PhD , of Universidade de São Paulo in Brazil, and colleagues, reported in a research letter in the New England Journal of Medicine . Did the brain damage occur while he was in his mother's womb? But as the number of pregnant women with Zika virus continues to rise in the US and its territories, and as the virus continues to spread in Florida , these images are an invaluable window into the slow-motion destruction that happens inside a fetus' brain and will affect the ...
  • Orlando hospitals won't bill nightclub shooting victims

    Orlando hospitals won't bill nightclub shooting victims

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    One hospital, which treated 12 of the 50 victims, will not even bill the victim's insurance companies. Instead, the hospitals will write off an estimated $5.5 million or more in care. "This is simply our way of paying that kindness forward". Some of the surviving victims of the June nightclub shooting have learned they will not have to deal with the costs of the hospital care they received that day.
  • Rice has 'no recollection' of Clinton-Powell email conversation

    Rice has 'no recollection' of Clinton-Powell email conversation

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    According to the Times, Madeleine Albright hosted the dinner party with other former Secretaries of State - including Powell and Rice and Henry Kissinger - to celebrate Clinton's appointment to the top diplomatic post. Mrs. Clinton told the Federal Bureau of Investigation (according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation notes) that she used private email at the advice of Colin Powell and Colin Powell says she was using the private email for a year before he sent her information on his ...
  • Kobe Bryant starts $100 million investment fund

    Kobe Bryant starts $100 million investment fund

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    The report says that both of them have made a decision to name their firm Bryant Stibel , which will be based in LA. He has also separately invested in companies including energy drink Body Armor. And that's when you create something forever. "Sometimes you can spot it right away, other times not so much", said Mr Bryant. "And that's what's most lovely", he said.
  • US Declares Public Health Emergency in Puerto Rico Due to Zika Virus

    US Declares Public Health Emergency in Puerto Rico Due to Zika Virus

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    About $34 million previously committed toward researching other illnesses will be reallocated, as more than 7,300 Zika cases have now been reported in the USA and its territories. territories. The Caribbean island has reported 1,914 new cases of the disease in the last week, and there are said to be 10,690 cases there altogether.
  • Teenage golfer Aditi Ashok ends impressive Rio campaign with 7-over 291

    Teenage golfer Aditi Ashok ends impressive Rio campaign with 7-over 291

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    She carded five-over 76 to end her campaign at the 41st spot in the women's golf event, which had nine of the world's Top-10 players. She got off to a poor start after getting a bogey on the first hole and a double bogey on the par-four third meant that it was going to a hard day on the course for the youngest golfer at Rio.
  • Park Returns to Her Best to Win in Golf's Olympic Return

    Park Returns to Her Best to Win in Golf's Olympic Return

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    Meadow's level-par 71 sees her one over heading into the final day, sitting tied for 26th, South Korean Inbee Park leading on 11-under, while nine-under is needed for a spot on the podium. Feng Shanshan of China finished third at 10-under. But regardless of their results, they'd have been playing for silver when Korean Park turned on a putting master class en route to the historic gold medal.