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Counterfeit Narcotics Found In Prince's Pill Bottles

Prince died of an overdose of the powerful opioid fentanyl, according to autopsy results released in June. Almost two dozen prescription narcotic pills were found in a bottle of the over-the-counter medicine Aleve, the source tells the AP.

U.S. Fighter Jets Warn Away Syrian Warplanes

Thursday's close call prompted the USA -led coalition to begin patrolling the airspace over Hasakah , and led to another incident Friday, in which two Syrian Su-24 bombers attempted to fly through the area but were met by coalition fighter jets, a U...

Afghan Taliban capture strategic district in northern Kunduz province

Afghan officials also confirmed the fall of Khan Abad district in northern Kunduz province to the Taliban in overnight fighting and say heavy fighting is taking place in the nearby Aliabad district. Special operations commandos arrived from Kabu...

Zika virus can remain in sperm for 6 months

Officials believe the numbers could be much higher, but eight out of every 10 people infected by the virus show no symptoms. HHS made the declaration at the request of Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla. Among them are 1,035 pregnant wom...

Phelps and Ledecky Recreate Autograph Picture From First Time They Met

Ledecky, another Maryland native, is now one of the top competitors of all time in the sport of swimming, and despite her dominance, at one time she was just another Phelps fan. "(Phleps has) had a huge impact on a lot of the young swimmers on the te...

Florida Governor Rick Scott: Locally Acquired Zika Virus Cases Rise To 30

The number of confirmed cases of Zika Virus stands at 254. Two more people have caught Zika virus in Florida, making for a total of 30 local cases of Zika in the Miami area, state health officials said Monday. DOH has also coordinated mosquito ...

Excessive Heat Watch issued for northern half of Delmarva

The National Weather Service forecasts heat index values around 105°F (Fahrenheit). today and possibly greater than 110°F on Saturday . The event is now planned from 5 to 9 p.m. Temperatures head to the 100s today and are expected to reach 105...

DEA Says Marijuana Is Not Effective Medicine, Denies Petition To Reshedule

The decision means that pot will remain illegal for any goal under federal law, despite laws in 25 states and District of Columbia that have legalized pot for either medicinal or recreational use. More than half the states have legalized the drug f...

Three new West Nile cases confirmed in Mississippi

The area also had a mosquito trap test positive last week, which led to more spraying on August 3 and 4. Wear long-sleeved shirts and long trousers if you plan to be outdoors at dawn or dusk . The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has detected the ...

New FDA tobacco regulations start Monday

The rule - finalized in May by the FDA - comes into effect as anti-tobacco health groups have raised concerns that e-cigarettes are increasingly becoming a gateway to tobacco products. Manufacturers of the more than 100,000 different nicotine vapor p...

Racing only the clock, Ledecky cruises to world record

The United States finally swam to gold Sunday night, and did it in fine fashion. Ledecky kicked off the first wall with a lead of almost a body length and steadily pulled away from the overmatched field, her powerful arms churning through the wat...

England Issues Florida Zika Travel Advisory For Pregnant Women Following Miami Cases

The biggest concern, nevertheless, is the connection between Zika disease in pregnant women and brain damage in their own babies, including microcephaly, which leaves babies with other acute brain defects and abnormally small heads. "As far as survei...

Woman's rescue by human chain in MD caught on video

Six inches of rain fell in two hours, causing the Patapsco River to gush through streets. The deadly floods have killed at least two people and stranded more than 100 in the suburbs of Baltimore over the weekend. The overflowing water raged throug...

Officials react to first Zika-related birth defect cases in California

Once a travel-related case is identified, public health officials and local mosquito control agencies are notified to take action to minimize the potential for local spread. Pregnant women should be tested for the Zika virus at each prenatal visit, ...

Scientific research at a loss to prove dental floss works

The American Dental Association's site states that flossing removes plaque, which can in turn help prevent gingivitis, an inflammation of the gums that can eventually cause you to lose your teeth. An investigation by Associated Press looked at ...

Beckham OK after being cleated at Giants practice

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.is fine. "I came from across the country pretty much and I was just up, and it just so happened that (James' friend and business partner) Maverick Carter, who's a guy that I work with closely, he texted me and he...

An Antibiotic Found In Our Noses Fights MRSA

This nostril-dwelling bacterium is also a species of Staphylococcus bacteria called S. lugdunensis . Antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria such as MRSA, which kills 20,000 Americans each year, are of growing concern for clinicians and micro...

Deutsche Bank profits drops close to zero in second quarter

Germany's largest lender on Wednesday reported a second-quarter bottom-line profit of 20 million euros ($22 million). He also said that banking customers will increasingly feel the impact of low interest rates, a fundamental symptom of Europe's econo...

Our Brains Are More Complex (And Beautiful) Than We Thought

Scientists like to say the human brain is the most complex object in the universe - three pounds of fluid and tissue, about which we understand only a fraction. "It's a step towards understanding why we're we", said David Kleinfeld, a neuroscientis...

Shark sightings close Coney Island Beach

Lifeguards were ordered to keep the waters clear of humans, as officials determine if the sightings are indeed sharks, or some other type of ocean creature. The Parks Dept.is asking people to stay out of the water, and to report risky conditions to b...

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Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Controversial Supplement

Eight of 11 people interviewed reported consuming kratom in pills, powder, or tea forms. Meanwhile, Missouri-based Divinity Products Distribution has promised to recall and des...

Lansing city officials prepare for potential flooding in Mid-Michigan area

Wednesday morning. "Most common for us is urban flooding; we see this around the city of Meridian all the time, where certain spots in the city like to flood whenever we see a lot...

British Government Temporarily Halts New Funding to Aid Group Oxfam

Evans, who headed a "safeguarding" section responsible for protecting staff and the people Oxfam works with, spoke of frustration that her calls for more support for her team were ...

Brits Reacted In The Most British Way Possible To The Swansea Earthquake

The British Geological Survey said the epicentre was approximately 20km north-north-east of Swansea and at a depth of 7.4km. Events of this magnitude happen in the United Kingdo...

Onigbinde backs Eagles for CHAN title

In the second half, Morocco's first CHAN title edged even closer after Nigeria's Eneji Moses left the pitch after a second yellow card at the 47th minute. "The final of the A...

China, Russia not abiding by sanctions against N. Korea

The report cited evidence that North Korea has sold a ballistic-missile system to Myanmar and that it may be helping Syria with a chemical weapons program. North Korean leader K...

Fujifilm to take over Xerox, agrees to combine photocopier business

The companies said Wednesday that Fuji Xerox, their 56-year-old joint venture, will combine with Xerox, with Fujifilm Holdings taking a 50.1 percent stake in the newly formed c...

Oldest Human Fossil Outside Africa Discovered

The implications go back even further for co-author and physical anthropologist Israel Hershkovitz of Tel Aviv University in Israel, who says the find suggests our ancestors ...

Schools, offices shut, protesters demand Centre's intervention in Mahadayi dispute

Private firms, including IT majors, remained closed or let employees work from home. The aim was to pressurise PM Modi, who was expected to visit Karnataka on January 28, to ask G...

Bikram hot yoga not better than regular yoga says a study

But it is now more often known as hot yoga , following a scandal involving pioneer Bikram Choudhury, who has faced accusations of rape and sexual assault by former students. A stu...

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Doctor says Trumps health excellent, has no cognitive issues

Doctor says Trumps health excellent, has no cognitive issues

He did say he was open to changing his diet, perhaps with smaller portion sizes on White House meals. Under persistent questioning, Nielsen said she didn't recall the specific ...

Seven killed as Burma Police open fire to disperse protesters

Seven killed as Burma Police open fire to disperse protesters

The UN refugee agency said it is not involved in the process but is willing to play a "constructive role" in the process if allowed, specifically in registering the refugees and he...

Oklahomans have died due to the flu, health officials say

Oklahomans have died due to the flu, health officials say

So far, officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health say that 45 people have died from the virus since September. Of those 50 Hoosiers who have died of the flu, 36 of t...

Persistent Gaming To Be Recognized As A Mental Illness

Persistent Gaming To Be Recognized As A Mental Illness

The ICD is used by health professionals globally and serves as an worldwide standard for defining health conditions and diseases. "Like in Asia, China and Japan and Korea there ...

Papa John's founder steps down as CEO weeks after National Football League comments

Papa John's founder steps down as CEO weeks after National Football League comments

For investors, the concern is that a CEO change won't be enough to reverse a slowdown in same-store sales. Shares of Papa John's are still down 13 percent from when the Nation...