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Feds boast largest healthcare fraud takedown ever at $2B in false claims

The defendants, located across 58 federal districts, include 165 physicians, nurses and other licensed medical professionals. The alleged schemes involved medically unnecessary prescription narcotics that often were not distributed to patients, ac...

FDA approves first marijuana-based epilepsy medication

Recent data suggests that it can potentially treat seizures, including Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) yesterday approved the first drug derived from marijuana . Cannabidiol is one ...

Moving Lump on Woman's Face? You Guessed It

Five days later, it migrated to above her left eye and then after 10 days , it crawled to her upper lip. The life cycle: During a blood meal, an infected mosquito introduces larvae of Dirofilaria repens onto the skin of the canine definitive hos...

UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service

The PM will say that money that no longer needs to be paid to the European Union after Brexit will help fund the increase by 2023-24, and the country will also be asked to contribute more for the NHS. Scottish Secretary David Mundell said: "In the ...

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

Suicide is "a tragedy for families and communities across the country", Dr. Anne Schuchat, the principal deputy director of the CDC, said in a statement . Middle-aged adults - ages 45 to 64 - had the largest rate increase, rising to 19.2 per 100,000...

Twitter reacts to news of Anthony Bourdain’s death

Keltz admits the warning signs of someone thinking about committing suicide aren't always easy to see, varying person by person. Almost 45,000 people committed suicide in 2016, making it one of three leading causes of death on the rise in the Uni...

Movie mogul Weinstein handcuffed in court to face sex crime charges

Godbold is a British woman who lives in Los Angeles. He is allowed only in the states of NY and CT. That makes these first criminal charges against Weinstein possible. According to documents obtained by the New Yorker , the primary goal of these inv...

FDA approves first non-opioid drug for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms

In a blog post published on Monday , Scott Gottlieb, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner, said the FDA is listening to opioid-related concerns from patients with chronic pain . The FDA granted this application both priority review and...

Karnataka election 2018: BS Yeddyurappa, BJP, Shikaripura

JD (S), banking on a former prime minister and a former chief minister and playing on the emotions of its survival, tried to woo the voters away from the national parties. The third-ranked Janata Dal Secular Party is projected to hold the bargainin...

European Union warns about 'dramatic escalation of hostilities' in Yemen

Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, wrote on Twitter: " Iran interpreted the JCPOA as concurrence of its regional hegemony". Saudi-led coalition spokesman Malki said: "This hostile action by the Houthi militia backed by Iran...

Burning Man Founder Larry Harvey Has Passed Away

He suffered a stroke earlier this month and passed away at home on Saturday morning, a statement on the organisation's website said. "We resolutely held out for a miracle", said Goodell. "The loss of his presence in our daily lives will be felt f...

Another Reddy brother in BJP's third list for Karnataka

Shah slammed Congress for calling the blast in Hyderabad's Mecca Masjid in 2007 as a case of "Bhagwa Atankwad" ( saffron terrorism ). He added that Rae Bareli was a classic case of a constituency which always witnessed "parivarwad" and not "vikaswa...

Riyad Mansour calls to set up independent commission to investigate Israeli crimes

Several thousand Palestinians participated in the protests Friday, the fourth large-scale demonstrations since late March. Many repeated claims that Israel's national intelligence agency, Mossad, were behind the killed of Fadi, who is said to have ...

Tainted romaine lettuce consisting of E coli from Arizona

While the warnings focus on store-bought romaine lettuce, the warning does extend to all restaurants, as well. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning customers to stay away from all forms of romaine lettuce , as the scop...

Top DJ Avicii, 28, found dead in Oman

His popular sound even sent him to the top of the charts and landed onto USA radio: His most recognised song, " Wake Me Up ", was a multi-platinum success and peaked at No. Seeing you in 2016 was beyond incredible and I'll cherish those moments forev...

National Football League to release regular season schedule Thursday

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane reported that the Falcons will come to the Linc for the contest. They've played in London each of the past five seasons. It had been rumored in the offseason that the Eagles could potentially open up the sea...

Russian Federation warns of war over Syria strikes

And she said President Donald Trump told her Saturday morning that if the Syrian regime uses poisonous gas again "the United States is locked and loaded" to strike again. He went on to say that the alleged chemical attack in Douma is just an American...

Cup race at Bristol postponed until 1 pm ET on Monday

NASCAR had hoped to dodge the large severe weather front headed for the Tri-City area by moving up the race's start time . Kyle Larson will have to wait a second day to try to catch his very first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the growing seas...

Stars dip in Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking, Germany maintains top and Uganda climbs

Nigeria have also moved up in the African Ranking moving up one place from seventh to sixth. With the 2018 FIFA World Cup approaching, Brazil maintained their No. Croatia are ranked 18th, dropping three places from 15th in March, while South Am...

CBSE leak: Three including teacher arrested from Himachal Pradesh

The leak was exposed after an envelope containing four images of the hand-written economics paper was delivered to CBSE Headquarters in Delhi on the evening of the scheduled date of the exam on March 26. DAV Centenary Public School principal Atul M...

Authorities unclear on what caused CDC Employee to drown

Police previously had said they had no evidence of foul play but couldn't rule it out. Doctor's Body Found Decomposing in RiverTimothy Cunningham's body was found Tuesday, April 3, partially submerged in water and a great deal of mud on the west ...

New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The question is whether the snow will melt in time for first pitch. Over on the Yankees' side, they're fresh off a set versus Toronto. One out later, NY chose to intentionally walk Josh Donaldson to load the bases for Smoak, who worked the count ...

China's tumbling space station burns up over South Pacific

The space lab flew down from orbit towards the South Pacific at around 8:16 pm Eastern Time. Most famously, America's 77-ton Skylab crashed through the atmosphere in 1979, spreading pieces of wreckage near the southwest Australian city of Perth, wh...

ANA Inspiriation: Japan's Ayaka Uehara takes early ANA Inspiration lead

Wie shot 40 on the front nine, 35 on the back nine. Thompson could be heard in the telecast asking LPGA rules official Sue Witters, "Is this a joke?" This forced a two-stroke penalty with an additional two shots then deducted for returning an incor...

Officials warn of fatal case of synthetic marijuana use

Melissa Millewich, an emergency room physician at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in IL told the Tribune. This is the 38th person from the Chicago area and central IL who has experienced severe bleeding and reported using synthetic marijuana ...

Doctors, chemists, hospital authorities can be jailed- Check why

A tuberculosis patient holds his medication at a treatment centre in New Delhi , India. I would urge anyone with symptoms, or who has been in close contact with someone with TB, to see their GP as it's completely treatable with antibiotics.

Binge drinking by the numbers

Let's define binge drinking: for men, it's having five or more alcoholic drinks in a two-hour window; women need to drink at least four drinks in that span for it be considered binging. The binge drinkers in the study aged 65 and older, for e...

FDA: Nicotine in Cigarettes Would Be Lowered Under Proposal

He said the FDA should also ban menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products, which are often more attractive to children because they mask the harsh taste. This is mainly due to encouraging young people to try smoking. "Our plan demonstr...

This Is the New Happiest Country in the World

And that's not forgetting other plentiful attractions, like skiing and saunas and, for children of all ages, Santa Claus. The report listed obesity , the opioid crisis, and depression as three emerging health problems that threaten happiness, ...

Bannon: 'Let them call you racists'

Further humiliation is in store for the 89-year-old Jean-Marie Le Pen when the party votes to strip him of his role as honorary president, severing his last formal link to the movement he co-founded and led for almost four decades. Bannon spoke only ...

Celtics' Jaylen Brown 'OK' after scary fall in win over Timberwolves

The incident occurred in the third quarter when Brown ran the length of the court on a fast break and dunked, but his hands slipped of the rim and he landed hard on his upper back, shoulder and head. "It was just tough to see". The Boston Celtics g...

March is Red Cross Month: Smoke alarms

Replace the batteries every year. Residents in Danbury can schedule a visit by visiting www.soundthealarm.org/Connecticut or by calling 877-287-3327 and choosing option 1 on the menu to request a smoke alarm installation. Do NOT disable the uni...

More than 100 Houthis killed in Yemen

Since Russia is a permanent member of the Security Council, the United Kingdom draft failed to be adopted. After the start of Saudi bombings of the Yemeni people, Iran proposed a four-point peace plan, which included an immediate ceasefire, the dis...

Jared Kushner's Ties to Banks Under Scrutiny

According to the report, Joshua Harris , the founder of Apollo Management - whose loan refinanced the mortgage on Kushner's Chicago skyscraper - who was advising Trump administration on infrastructure policy, also met with Jared Kushner past year....

Do you need a second flu shot this season?

Two children died - 6-year-old Emma Splan, of Norwalk, last weekend and 10-year-old Nico Mallozzi, of New Canaan, on January 14. People over the age of 65 are the most likely to be hospitalized at a rate of 322.7 per 100,000, followed by adults aged ...

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National Football League to release regular season schedule Thursday

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane reported that the Falcons will come to the Linc for the contest. They've played in London each of the past five seasons. It had been rumore...

Russian Federation warns of war over Syria strikes

And she said President Donald Trump told her Saturday morning that if the Syrian regime uses poisonous gas again "the United States is locked and loaded" to strike again. He went o...

Cup race at Bristol postponed until 1 pm ET on Monday

NASCAR had hoped to dodge the large severe weather front headed for the Tri-City area by moving up the race's start time . Kyle Larson will have to wait a second day to try...

Stars dip in Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking, Germany maintains top and Uganda climbs

Nigeria have also moved up in the African Ranking moving up one place from seventh to sixth. With the 2018 FIFA World Cup approaching, Brazil maintained their No. Croatia are...

CBSE leak: Three including teacher arrested from Himachal Pradesh

The leak was exposed after an envelope containing four images of the hand-written economics paper was delivered to CBSE Headquarters in Delhi on the evening of the scheduled date o...

Authorities unclear on what caused CDC Employee to drown

Police previously had said they had no evidence of foul play but couldn't rule it out. Doctor's Body Found Decomposing in RiverTimothy Cunningham's body was found Tuesday, Apri...

New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The question is whether the snow will melt in time for first pitch. Over on the Yankees' side, they're fresh off a set versus Toronto. One out later, NY chose to intentionally...

China's tumbling space station burns up over South Pacific

The space lab flew down from orbit towards the South Pacific at around 8:16 pm Eastern Time. Most famously, America's 77-ton Skylab crashed through the atmosphere in 1979, spread...

ANA Inspiriation: Japan's Ayaka Uehara takes early ANA Inspiration lead

Wie shot 40 on the front nine, 35 on the back nine. Thompson could be heard in the telecast asking LPGA rules official Sue Witters, "Is this a joke?" This forced a two-stroke pen...

Officials warn of fatal case of synthetic marijuana use

Melissa Millewich, an emergency room physician at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in IL told the Tribune. This is the 38th person from the Chicago area and central IL who h...

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Doctors, chemists, hospital authorities can be jailed- Check why

Doctors, chemists, hospital authorities can be jailed- Check why

A tuberculosis patient holds his medication at a treatment centre in New Delhi , India. I would urge anyone with symptoms, or who has been in close contact with someone with...

Binge drinking by the numbers

Binge drinking by the numbers

Let's define binge drinking: for men, it's having five or more alcoholic drinks in a two-hour window; women need to drink at least four drinks in that span for it be consider...

FDA: Nicotine in Cigarettes Would Be Lowered Under Proposal

FDA: Nicotine in Cigarettes Would Be Lowered Under Proposal

He said the FDA should also ban menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products, which are often more attractive to children because they mask the harsh taste. This is mainl...

This Is the New Happiest Country in the World

This Is the New Happiest Country in the World

And that's not forgetting other plentiful attractions, like skiing and saunas and, for children of all ages, Santa Claus. The report listed obesity , the opioid crisis, and ...

Bannon: 'Let them call you racists'

Bannon: 'Let them call you racists'

Further humiliation is in store for the 89-year-old Jean-Marie Le Pen when the party votes to strip him of his role as honorary president, severing his last formal link to the move...