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Peoria is now the epicenter for massive bleeding in synthetic cannabis users – News – Journal Star

Leslie Renken Journal Star Health / Lifestyle Reporter @leslieren PEORIA – When the first synthetic cannabis users in the surrounding hospitals in Peoria experienced uncontrolled bleeding, this was not a complete surprise. "We had a bulletin that the Illinois Department of Public Health has seen these cases and we were wary of it," Dr. Leon Yeh, Vice President Emergency Medical …

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Federal moves, opiate crisis not enough to help, experts say

Receive breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that matter are delivered on weekday mornings. SUBSCRIPTION Anyone familiar with someone at risk for an opioid overdose should be wearing naloxone all the time, said surgeon general dr. Jerome Adams on Thursday. He said his office works with manufacturers and insurance companies to make this possible. At the same …

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CDC epidemiologist dead after weeks after he was missing, drowning suspected: The two-way: NPR

Police say the body of CDC epidemiologist Timothy Cunningham was found seven weeks after his disappearance on the banks of an Atlanta River. Foul play is not suspected, but questions remain unanswered. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Hide legend Shift text Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Timothy Cunningham, a 35-year-old Centers for Disease Control epidemiologist, disappeared after leaving …

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Six cases of E. coli are being investigated in the counties of Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex and Warren

CLOSE In the US and Canada, Romain salad is believed to be a possible source of E. coli outbreak. Wochit The file photograph taken in 2006 shows an E. coli screening test at the Gastroenteric Disease Center at Wiley Lab, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania (Photo: CAROLYN KASTER, AP) The State Department of Health is examining half a dozen …

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Facebook is used to promote tobacco, despite policy against it, study finds

New Research Findings Tobacco Products are marketed and sold through unpaid content on Facebook, although social media company policies restrict or prohibit the promotion of these articles. In many of these cases, there are no safeguards to prevent access to minors. "Facebook has a portfolio of policies with the praiseworthy intention of keeping tobacco advertising and sales away from the …

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