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May 16 2018

Tennessee, 5 other states suing opioid maker Purdue Pharma

Opioids are a family of drugs that include prescription painkillers such as OxyContin as well as illegal drugs like heroin. Slattery III and a bipartisan group of attor...

May 12 2018

WHO Prepares for 'Worst Case Scenario' in Congo Ebola Outbreak

The WHO was especially concerned about the possible spread to neighboring Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic, which has connections to the affected area t...

May 11 2018

Road Warriors? Golden State Favored Despite Houston's Home-Court Advantage

Harden wilted in last year's playoffs after having to carry the Rockets offense. If the line holds, it will be only the seventh time this season Golden State has been a...

May 09 2018

Walmart, Sam's Club announce opioid prescription changes

This policy follows U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for opioid use. The new seven-day cap on opioids will be implemented at all U.S. Mean...

May 09 2018

40 killed in armed bandit attack in northwest Nigeria

President Buhari extends his condolences to the families of the victims, the government and the people of Kaduna State over this unfortunate tragedy, assuring that his ...