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Loretto, TNWANE-TV

Police warn of something new to worry about: Meth-Gators

LORETTO, Tennessee (7/16/2019) — Police in Loretto, Tennessee added an unusual warning to a Facebook post about a routine drug bust. They issued a plea to people living in area to not flush drugs down the toilet, saying “They’ve had enough methed up animals” to deal with recently. On a...
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Oakland, CAEville eye

CHP Reporting Death of Unsheltered Cyclist After Being Struck on I-580

The California Highway Patrol is reporting the death of a homeless individual who was struck on I-580 just west of W. MacArthur Blvd. The collision occurred on Friday July 30th at approximately 10:00 p.m. CHP units responded to reports of a vehicle-versus-bicyclist collision, with additional reports of a body in...
Middletown, NYMid-Hudson News Network

Dark web narcotics dealer sentenced in overdosed death

WHITE PLAINS – A 32-year-old Middletown man was sentenced on Friday to 15 years in federal prison for importing and trafficking fentanyl analogues and synthetic opioids through the dark web. Through his guilty plea, Chukwuemeka Okparaeke, also known as “Emeka,” admitted to importing drugs from Hong Kong and making false...
Pittsburg, CAeastcountytoday.net

July 18-24: Pittsburg Police Calls

The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls over the past week reported between July 18-24 which focuses on the higher priority call responses. 7/20 – W Leland Rd & Crestview Dr. 7/22 – 1900 block Railroad Ave. Battery. 7/20 – not available. 7/20 – 600 block Bailey...
Mental HealthThe Day

Remove addiction stigma to enable disease recovery

There has been much work done to separate stigma from the disease of addiction. It is important to remove stigma associated with the disease because stigma stands in the way of talking about it and solving it. Recently, I interacted with someone who apparently has a large family, lives in a nice community, and has a job. He is deeply addicted to opioids.
Idaho StatePost Register

Looking back: This week in eastern Idaho history

A “moonshine party” turned ugly this week in 1921, with one man charged with shooting and killing another in a field on the west side of the Snake River on July 28. According to the report in the Idaho Republican of Blackfoot, Elmer E. Dory, proprietor of the U.S. Feed Barn in Idaho Falls, and his employee, Roy Pernell, had gone to Blackfoot the previous evening to look at some ponies. On the return trip Thursday, they picked up a man named D. Saunders, and the three men managed to buy some liquor from an unidentified source. “They drove their car into the weeds a short distance from the road, where the shooting took place,” the newspaper report said. “Two boys heard the shot and saw a man throw a gun toward a canal. They rushed immediately to police headquarters and notified the officers, who rushed to the scene and placed the two men under arrest. A physician was called, but Dorey apparently died a few moments after being shot. According to Chief of Police Carlson, Pernell admits firing the shot, claiming that Dorey had made a remark about his wife.”
ScienceScientist

Infographic: Maternal Microbiota Has Lasting Effects on Offspring

During pregnancy, the body is subject to numerous changes. The composition of the gut microbiome shifts, metabolism changes, and the gut epithelium becomes more permeable. These alterations facilitate interactions between the immune system and gut microbiota, leading to the production of microbe-specific antibodies that are transferred across the placenta to the developing fetus, and later via the milk to the nursing offspring.
Congress & Courtscannabisnewsworld.com

House Rejects AOC Amendment To Promote Research Into Psychedelics’ Medical Benefits

The U.S. House of Representatives rejected an amendment on Tuesday that was designed to free up research into the therapeutic potential of psychedelics. The body also addressed several other amendments related to cannabis. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) filed the psychedelics measure, which would remove a 1990s-era provision that’s long been part of spending legislation for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The congresswoman attempted to eliminate the language via an amendment in 2019 only to have it defeated by Republicans as well as a majority of her own party members in a resounding vote of 91-331. Our amendment allows research on whether Schedule I drugs can treat disease. MDMA helps some vets with PTSD. Ibogaine may treat opioid addiction. Marijuana helps cancer & epilepsy patients. But these treatments aren’t available b/c related medical research is effectively banned. pic.twitter.com/4TMcK2fizf — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@RepAOC) July 27, 2021 This time around—amid a growing national movement to reform laws around psychedelics—the chamber rejected it with a narrower 140-285 tally for inclusion as part of a large-scale funding package covering multiple federal agencies. Most Democrats supported the reform in the most recent vote, but enough still sided with the vast majority of Republicans to defeat it. “The United States has and continues to uphold an obsolete provision from the war on drugs,” Ocasio-Cortez said on the floor before the vote. “This provision specifically has for a very long period of time presented and acted as a barricade to federal research on certain substances— psilocybin, MDMA and marijuana—and allowing us to research the potential therapeutic applications of these drugs in the treatment of diseases such as PTSD, addiction and depression. We are long overdue.” Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA) also spoke in support of expanding psychedelic research, saying the substances can “help veterans deal…
Diseases & Treatmentsnysenasdaqlive.com

Sick Sinus Syndrome Treatment Market Dynamic, Supply and Demand, Revenue Growth 2025

Global Sick Sinus Syndrome Treatment Market: SnapshotSick sinus syndrome is a common type of arrhythmia and is generally an indicator towards a set of signs and symptoms that can tell a doctor whether or not a patient’s sinoatrial node is functioning. The sinoatrial node, or the SA node, is more commonly known as the heart’s original, natural pacemakers, and it releases electrical impulses to the heart’s upper chambers to make them contract at regular intervals. The actual cause of sick sinus syndrome is not known, but common demographics of patients include those above 50. As for treatment, doctors take a symptomatic treatment approach that includes discontinuing medications, foods, and lifestyle choices that can worsen the symptoms. In the event a patient’s sick sinus syndrome causes bradycardia, they are fitted with a pacemaker and are generally prescribed anti-arrhythmic medication. In case a patient suffers from tachycardia through sick sinus syndrome, they may be treated using medications. In some instances, radiofrequency ablation has also shown positive results.
Healthalthealthworks.com

“This antibiotic will ruin you” – A Woman Had to Undergo 20 Surgeries to Repair Damage This Common Drug Caused. (FDA issued a warning too late…)

These antibiotics received countless warnings time and time again. Since 1992 consumers have reported the devastating effects they can have on the body, and yet the FDA did nothing. In 2016, the drug warning was finally updated to include the reports, but for many it was too late, and for some, this class of drugs is still being prescribed despite the unnecessary risks.
Indiathelogicalindian.com

All About The Launch Of E-RUPI By PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 'e-RUPI', a person and purpose-specific digital payment solution, on the 2nd of August 2021 at 4:30 PM via video conferencing. Maintaining that the prime minister has always championed digital initiatives, this launch is directed towards ensuring that the benefits reach its intended recipients in a targeted and leak-proof manner, with barely any touchpoints between the government and the beneficiary. This concept of an electronic e-voucher takes forward this vision of good governance, as stated by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).
Marketsnysenasdaqlive.com

Cough Suppressant Drugs Market Opportunities, Dynamic, Outlook and Forecast 2020-2026

Global Cough Suppressant Drugs Market report includes the world’s crucial region market share, size (volume), recent trends including the product profit, value (revenue), price, production, supply/demand, capability utilization, and industry growth rate. The Global Cough Suppressant Drugs Market 2020-2026 Research Report offers extended insights on requisite forecasts of the Cough...
Public Healthnewagebd.net

Paracetamol shortage deepens Covid crisis in Rajshahi

Growing shortage of paracetamol tablets and syrups has appeared as a serious blow to the worsening Covid crisis in Rajshahi. Consumers and traders said that urgent measures should be made to meet the shortage considering the vulnerability of Covid patients as paracetamol is considered one of the major medicines used in treating fever.
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