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Group plans to open unsanctioned overdose prevention site in Toronto neighbourhood

19 minutes ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - An advocacy group says it plans to open an unsanctioned overdose prevention site in an area of Toronto that has recently been plagued by overdose deaths. The Toronto...
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PepsiCo Breaks Out The Bubbly With $3.2 Billion Deal For SodaStream

PepsiCo Breaks Out The Bubbly With $3.2 Billion Deal For SodaStream

23 minutes ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

It's the latest foray into more-healthful offerings for the food and beverage giant, which has shifted from soft drinks toward products such as juices, hummus and oatmeal.
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Synthetic pot is a public health threat, experts say

29 minutes ago   |   NBC News

Sold under names like K2 and Spice, it can mimic the high from marijuana. It can also cause paranoia, brain swelling, kidney damage and death.
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U.S. health secretary says agency can eliminate drug rebates

37 minutes ago   |   Reuters

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said it was within his agency's power to eliminate rebates on prescription drug purchases, a key element of the Trump...
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The Health Care Companies Changing the World

53 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Today FORTUNE unveiled its 2018 Change the World list , our fourth annual roster of companies that are addressing societal challenges in the course of doing business. The aim...
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What drinking diet does to your body and brain

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Artificial sweeteners are one of diet soda's main ingredients. But studies have shown that the artificial sweeteners within diet sodas can cause a series of health problems. We...
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Europe sees sharp rise in measles: 41,000 cases, 37 deaths

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

BERLIN - The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died. The U.N...
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Nonprofit, Northwell Health get $246M loan for Upper East Side assemblage

1 hour ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The University Financing Foundation and Northwell Health have received a $246 million acquisition loan for their purchase of six vacant Upper East Side buildings. The loan...
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Science panel: health goal for chemical in water is right

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

A North Carolina science panel says state health officials were right to set a much lower health target for a little-studied industrial chemical found in drinking water than...
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American Television Audiences Don't Care for Palestinian Lives - Just Ask the Networks

American Television Audiences Don't Care for Palestinian Lives - Just Ask the Networks

1 hour ago   |   MintPress News

On Wednesday, Israel carried out a 24-hour, round-the-clock military assault on Gaza, one of the most densely populated places on earth, killing at least three Palestinians...
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Giuliani clarifies his puzzling ‘truth isn't truth' comment

Giuliani clarifies his puzzling ‘truth isn't truth' comment

President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he wasn't trying to make an existential point about the meaning of veracity when he declared “truth isn't truth.” Read more ...

Researchers find 3,000-year-old cheese

Researchers find 3,000-year-old cheese

That's *way* more aged than your everyday cheddar. Read more ...

Melania warns about risks of social media hours after Trump tweet tantrum

Melania warns about risks of social media hours after Trump tweet tantrum

First Lady Melania Trump, whose Be Best campaign battles cyberbulling, warned on Monday that social media can be “destructive and harmful” when misused - a speech made just... Read more ...

Pope condemns priestly sex abuse: ‘We showed no care for the little ones'

Pope condemns priestly sex abuse: ‘We showed no care for the little ones'

Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the “crime” of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to... Read more ...

Pope on sex abuse: We showed no care for the little ones

Pope on sex abuse: We showed no care for the little ones

Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the “crime” of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability. Read more ...

Alabama tops 2018 AP preseason poll, but Georgia closing in

Alabama tops 2018 AP preseason poll, but Georgia closing in

The AP has released its top 25 preseason poll. The Tide are on top again, but they have some competition from fellow SEC teams. Read more ...

Woman dies saving pooch from alligator

Woman dies saving pooch from alligator

A South Carolina woman died Monday protecting her dog from an alligator, officials said. Cassandra Cline, 45, was walking her pup at the Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island... Read more ...

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested asking Bill Clinton sexually...

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested asking Bill Clinton sexually graphic questions about Monica Lewinsky in a 1998 memo

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested a list of sexually graphic questions to ask President Bill Clinton in his grand jury testimony about his affair with Monica... Read more ...

First half of 2018 sees doubling in the cases of measles found in...

First half of 2018 sees doubling in the cases of measles found in record-breaking 2017

A record-breaking 41,000 cases of measles have been registered in Europe so far this year, with experts putting the blame squarely on people refusing to get themselves or their... Read more ...

2 deaths in Dover considered suspicious

2 deaths in Dover considered suspicious

The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office and Dover police are investigating what they're calling two suspicious deaths. Read more ...