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Gawker
Tropical Storm Erika Prompts State of Emergency in Florida: Here's What You Need to KnowGovernor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in Florida this morning in an
Tropical Storm Erika Prompts State of Emergency in Florida: Here's What You Need to Know
Gawker / Posted an hour ago
Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in Florida this morning in anticipation of Tropical Storm Erika’s arrival this weekend and early next week. The storm’s disorganized nature and erratic motion is making it a nightmare to forecast.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Senatobia nurse indicted for taking controlled substancesA Senatobia nurse was indicted Friday by a Marshall County grand jury on two co
Senatobia nurse indicted for taking controlled substances
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted an hour ago
A Senatobia nurse was indicted Friday by a Marshall County grand jury on two counts of acquiring controlled substances while working at a rehab facility in Byhalia. According to a release from the office of Mississippi Atty. Gen. Jim Hood, Samantha... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Nurse charged with illegally obtaining patients' drugsA Senatobia woman is facing charges she took controlled substances away from pa
Nurse charged with illegally obtaining patients' drugs
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted an hour ago
A Senatobia woman is facing charges she took controlled substances away from patients, Attorney General Jim Hood announced today. Samantha Livingston, 27, allegedly committed the crimes while working as a nurse at a rehab facility in Byhalia. She... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Advil Beats Panadol For Pain ReliefAdvil, Panadol and aspirin all claim to treat minor aches and pains, but they’r
Advil Beats Panadol For Pain Relief
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 16 hours ago
Advil, Panadol and aspirin all claim to treat minor aches and pains, but they’re not interchangeable. Ibuprofen (the ingredient in Advil) works the best in most cases — but all three are probably less effective (and less safe) than you’ve been... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Erika: What you need to do NOW in you live in the coneGet shutters, storm panels or plywood in place on windows. If you haven’t insta
Erika: What you need to do NOW in you live in the cone
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 18 hours ago
Get shutters, storm panels or plywood in place on windows. If you haven’t installed sockets, attach with wood screws; they’re better than nails and do less damage. Don’t tape windows. Move grills, patio furniture and potted plants inside. Your... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Erika: What you need to do NOW in you live in the coneMove grills, patio furniture and potted plants inside. Your hurricane kit Fla
Erika: What you need to do NOW in you live in the cone
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 22 hours ago
Move grills, patio furniture and potted plants inside. Your hurricane kit Flashlights, extra bulbs Clock (wind-up or battery-operated) Battery-operated radio NOAA emergency weather radio Extra batteries Toilet paper Matches (camping stores... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Your child's health: Back to school headachesCLEVELAND – It’s back to school and your child complains about having a headach
Your child's health: Back to school headaches
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 22 hours ago
CLEVELAND – It’s back to school and your child complains about having a headache. Is it just a ploy to extend summer vacation? Dr. Jerri Rose, a pediatric emergency physician at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital says maybe not. “Recently there... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Going back to school a real headache for kidsYour kids may complain that going back to school is a real headache but for man
Going back to school a real headache for kids
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted yesterday
Your kids may complain that going back to school is a real headache but for many children that's not just an expression. New research shows emergency room visits for headaches increase in the fall as kids head back to school. Research over the last... Read more
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Times News
Pain in your head?Q. I seem to be getting a lot of headaches lately. I’m pretty sure it’s been ca
Pain in your head?
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
Q. I seem to be getting a lot of headaches lately. I’m pretty sure it’s been caused by stress, but I was wondering if I should have it checked by a doctor. You should definitely see your doctor. Most headaches are harmless, but they can be a symptom... Read more
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Medical News Today
Corticosteroid injections may be ineffective for low back painPeople who suffer from low back pain often turn to epidural corticosteroid inje
Corticosteroid injections may be ineffective for low back pain
Medical News Today / Posted 3 days ago
People who suffer from low back pain often turn to epidural corticosteroid injections for some relief. According to new research, however, such treatment fails to provide long-term respite, if any. For patients with radiculopathy or spinal stenosis,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Dear Pharmacist: Protect yourself from side effects of acetaminophenAcetaminophen, also known as paracetamol, is one of the leading pain relievers
Dear Pharmacist: Protect yourself from side effects of acetaminophen
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol, is one of the leading pain relievers in the world. It's probably in every medicine cabinet, including mine, right next to the ibuprofen. Most people know ibuprofen can hurt the gut, whereas acetaminophen can... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Business news in briefLR outlet mall begins naming tenants Outlets of Little Rock made its first rou
Business news in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
LR outlet mall begins naming tenants Outlets of Little Rock made its first round of official store announcements Monday. The 325,000-square-foot open-air shopping center at Interstate 30 and 430 is scheduled to open Oct. 16 and will include... Read more
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Medical News Today
8 weeks pregnant: your pregnancy week by weekDuring week 8 of pregnancy, your baby will continue taking huge developmental s
8 weeks pregnant: your pregnancy week by week
Medical News Today / Posted 3 days ago
During week 8 of pregnancy, your baby will continue taking huge developmental strides; your baby's vital organ systems are continuing to grow. Your baby is growing rapidly in all directions at a rate of one millimeter per day and has begun to... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Pfizer says Hospira purchase will close in early SeptemberThe New York company said Monday regulators in the U.S. and Brazil cleared the
Pfizer says Hospira purchase will close in early September
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
The New York company said Monday regulators in the U.S. and Brazil cleared the deal. European Union regulators approved it earlier this month, as did antitrust agencies in Canada and Australia. Pfizer said the Federal Trade Commission ordered it to... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Pfizer says Hospira purchase will close in early September(AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer says it's received the final regulatory approvals for i
Pfizer says Hospira purchase will close in early September
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer says it's received the final regulatory approvals for its $15.23 billion purchase of the injectable drug and infusion device maker Hospira, and says the deal will close in early September. The New York company said Monday... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Pfizer says $15.2B Hospira purchase will close in early SeptemberNEW YORK -- Drugmaker Pfizer says it's received the final regulatory approvals
Pfizer says $15.2B Hospira purchase will close in early September
The Fremont Argus / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK -- Drugmaker Pfizer says it's received the final regulatory approvals for its $15.23 billion purchase of the injectable drug and infusion device maker Hospira, and says the deal will close in early September. The New York company said... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Pfizer says $15.2B Hospira purchase will close in early SeptemberNEW YORK -- Drugmaker Pfizer says it's received the final regulatory approvals
Pfizer says $15.2B Hospira purchase will close in early September
Silicon Valley / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK -- Drugmaker Pfizer says it's received the final regulatory approvals for its $15.23 billion purchase of the injectable drug and infusion device maker Hospira, and says the deal will close in early September. The New York company said... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Pfizer says Hospira purchase will close in early SeptemberCreated: 08/24/2015 9:52 AM NEW YORK (AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer says it's receive
Pfizer says Hospira purchase will close in early September
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 4 days ago
Created: 08/24/2015 9:52 AM NEW YORK (AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer says it's received the final regulatory approvals for its $15.23 billion purchase of the injectable drug and infusion device maker Hospira, and says the deal will close in early... Read more
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Carlsbad Current-Argus
Pfizer says Hospira purchase will close in early SeptemberNEW YORK (AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer says it's received the final regulatory approv
Pfizer says Hospira purchase will close in early September
Carlsbad Current-Argus / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer says it's received the final regulatory approvals for its $15.23 billion purchase of the injectable drug and infusion device maker Hospira, and says the deal will close in early September. The New York company said... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Doctor advises on how to treat children's colds(CNN) - It’s back to school time chances are, children will bring home more tha
Doctor advises on how to treat children's colds
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 5 days ago
(CNN) - It’s back to school time chances are, children will bring home more than homework. Colds are a constant struggle for many parents as is knowing how and when to treat children. "Kids get colds more often than adults on the order of once... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Doctor advises on how to treat children's colds(CNN) - It’s back to school time chances are, children will bring home more tha
Doctor advises on how to treat children's colds
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 5 days ago
(CNN) - It’s back to school time chances are, children will bring home more than homework. Colds are a constant struggle for many parents as is knowing how and when to treat children. "Kids get colds more often than adults on the order of once... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Doctor advises on how to treat children's colds(CNN) - It’s back to school time chances are, children will bring home more tha
Doctor advises on how to treat children's colds
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
(CNN) - It’s back to school time chances are, children will bring home more than homework. Colds are a constant struggle for many parents as is knowing how and when to treat children. "Kids get colds more often than adults on the order of once... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Doctor advises on how to treat children's colds(CNN) - It’s back to school time chances are, children will bring home more tha
Doctor advises on how to treat children's colds
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
(CNN) - It’s back to school time chances are, children will bring home more than homework. Colds are a constant struggle for many parents as is knowing how and when to treat children. "Kids get colds more often than adults on the order of once... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
How EXACTLY to treat your kids for the common coldIt's back to school time, and chances are, kids will bring home more than homew
How EXACTLY to treat your kids for the common cold
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 8 days ago
It's back to school time, and chances are, kids will bring home more than homework! For many families, the new school year means new cases of the sniffles. If your child comes home with a cold, there are some things to keep in mind that can make the... Read more
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FOX News
Which medications are safe during pregnancy?If you’re pregnant or planning to be, you could easily be confused about which
Which medications are safe during pregnancy?
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
If you’re pregnant or planning to be, you could easily be confused about which medications are safe to take during this time. If you don’t think you can make it without your meds, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Causes, symptoms and home remediesWe all get tired from time to time. Maybe we didn’t get enough sleep or we over
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Causes, symptoms and home remedies
Bel Marra Health / Posted 9 days ago
We all get tired from time to time. Maybe we didn’t get enough sleep or we over-exerted ourselves throughout the day. Tiredness is normal – but too much exhaustion could signal a serious problem. A condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Germs and infections to prepare for as kids head back to schoolSchool is just around the corner, I can hardly believe it. My “big kid” is head
Germs and infections to prepare for as kids head back to school
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
School is just around the corner, I can hardly believe it. My “big kid” is heading into senior kindergarten, and our middle son into nursery this year. I don’t fret about them meeting new friends or loving their new teachers. But I do worry about... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Fort Wayne police and local briefsMan dies in head-on crash Monday A Cromwell man was killed in a head-on crash
Fort Wayne police and local briefs
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Man dies in head-on crash Monday A Cromwell man was killed in a head-on crash at around 10:37 a.m. Monday in Noble County. Noble County Communications received a report of a personal injury accident at US 33 and Indiana 5. Officers found two... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Fort Wayne police and local briefsMan dies in head-on crash Monday A Cromwell man was killed in a head-on crash
Fort Wayne police and local briefs
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Man dies in head-on crash Monday A Cromwell man was killed in a head-on crash around 10:37 a.m. Monday in Noble County. Noble County Communications received a report of a personal injury accident at US 33 and Indiana 5. Officers found two vehicles... Read more
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The Huffington Post
64 Things We Wish We Knew As College FreshmenWe asked the editors and reporters at The Huffington Post to chime in on what t
64 Things We Wish We Knew As College Freshmen
The Huffington Post / Posted 11 days ago
We asked the editors and reporters at The Huffington Post to chime in on what they wish they knew when they were in college. In no particular order, here's the advice we have to offer. 1. "Don't buy books from the on-campus bookstore! It's all a... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Be holiday travel preparedAs millions of Britons get set to head off for their summer holidays, Andrew Be
Be holiday travel prepared
Derbyshire Times / Posted 11 days ago
As millions of Britons get set to head off for their summer holidays, Andrew Beardshall from Weldricks Pharmacies is keen for South Yorkshire hoidaymakers to make the most of their break by being fully prepared for their travels. “Speaking from... Read more
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Psych Central
Kids’ Headaches Increase in the FallChildren tend to suffer from more headaches in the fall, a trend that may be du
Kids’ Headaches Increase in the Fall
Psych Central / Posted 11 days ago
Children tend to suffer from more headaches in the fall, a trend that may be due to back-to-school changes in stress, routines, and sleep, according to new findings by physicians at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Although it may be difficult for... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists partner to create liver-on-chip device that mimics human physiologySafety evaluation is a critical part of drug and cosmetic development. In recen
Scientists partner to create liver-on-chip device that mimics human physiology
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
Safety evaluation is a critical part of drug and cosmetic development. In recent years there is a growing understanding that animal experiments fail to predict the human response, necessitating the development of alternative models to predict drug... Read more
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Victor Post
Jon Ninfo: More on impulse buying; saving green with generics Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 5:03 PM In a recent column we started a discussion a
Jon Ninfo: More on impulse buying; saving green with generics
Victor Post / Posted 12 days ago
Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 5:03 PM In a recent column we started a discussion about “impulse buying” and promised that we would continue our discussion.Here are some of the reasons... Read more
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Henrietta Post
Jon Ninfo: More on impulse buying; saving green with generics Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 5:03 PM In a recent column we started a discussion a
Jon Ninfo: More on impulse buying; saving green with generics
Henrietta Post / Posted 12 days ago
Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 5:03 PM In a recent column we started a discussion about “impulse buying” and promised that we would continue our discussion.Here are some of the reasons... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Jon Ninfo: More on impulse buying; saving green with generics Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 5:03 PM In a recent column we started a discussion a
Jon Ninfo: More on impulse buying; saving green with generics
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 12 days ago
Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 5:03 PM In a recent column we started a discussion about “impulse buying” and promised that we would continue our discussion.Here are some of the reasons... Read more
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Wayne Post
Jon Ninfo: More on impulse buying; saving green with generics Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 5:03 PM In a recent column we started a discussion a
Jon Ninfo: More on impulse buying; saving green with generics
Wayne Post / Posted 12 days ago
Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 5:03 PM In a recent column we started a discussion about “impulse buying” and promised that we would continue our discussion.Here are some of the reasons... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
After years of study, the FDA endorses safety device for liquid children’s medicinesThe Food and Drug Administration has endorsed the use of a safety device for bo
After years of study, the FDA endorses safety device for liquid children’s medicines
Bangor Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
The Food and Drug Administration has endorsed the use of a safety device for bottles of children’s medication containing liquid acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol. Called a flow restrictor, the device fits into the top of a bottle to... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
FDA recommends use of safety device for children's medicineKANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Food and Drug Administration is endorsing the use of a s
FDA recommends use of safety device for children's medicine
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 14 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Food and Drug Administration is endorsing the use of a safety device for bottles of children’s medicines that contain liquid acetaminophen or Tylenol. The device is already on many, though not all, of those products. The... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The Kenyan Catholic Bishops are at it again, this time spreading fear of the polio vaccineThere’s a delightful meme going around Facebook right now, featured above, that
The Kenyan Catholic Bishops are at it again, this time spreading fear of the polio vaccine
ScienceBlogs / Posted 15 days ago
There’s a delightful meme going around Facebook right now, featured above, that portrays five African women, fists raised, all wearing aprons proclaiming “Kick out polio!” Accompanying the meme is a message from the American Academy of Pediatrics... Read more
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Denver Post
Teach kids how to safely self-medicate with over-the-counter drugsNEW YORK — There's so much for parents to talk about with teens heading off to
Teach kids how to safely self-medicate with over-the-counter drugs
Denver Post / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK — There's so much for parents to talk about with teens heading off to college for the first time. There's the safe-sex talk, the nutrition talk, the get-enough-sleep talk, the partying talk and the study-hard talk. In between all the... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Family Files Lawsuit After Woman Dies In Carroll County JailBERRYVILLE (KFSM) — The family of a woman who died while in the custody of the
Family Files Lawsuit After Woman Dies In Carroll County Jail
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 15 days ago
BERRYVILLE (KFSM) — The family of a woman who died while in the custody of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office filed a lawsuit Monday (August 10) against a jail nurse and several sheriff’s deputies. The family of Sylvia Donelson, 47, who died at the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The Kenyan Catholic Bishops are at it again, this time fear mongering about the polio vaccineThere’s a delightful meme going around Facebook right now, featured above, that
The Kenyan Catholic Bishops are at it again, this time fear mongering about the polio vaccine
ScienceBlogs / Posted 16 days ago
There’s a delightful meme going around Facebook right now, featured above, that portrays five African women, fists raised, all wearing aprons proclaiming “Kick out polio!” Accompanying the meme is a message from the American Academy of Pediatrics... Read more
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Deseret News
Ibuprofen vs. acetaminophen: What's the difference and when you should take themYou have a terrible cold. It has given you an awful headache and you've been bl
Ibuprofen vs. acetaminophen: What's the difference and when you should take them
Deseret News / Posted 17 days ago
You have a terrible cold. It has given you an awful headache and you've been blowing your nose all day. You've taken Nyquil as prescribed but decide that the throbbing pain in your head has got to go. So you take a maximum dosage of Tylenol. Both... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Gun liesBut New York politicians are so eager to vilify gun ownership that they granted
Gun lies
Newton Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
But New York politicians are so eager to vilify gun ownership that they granted an exception to the anti-gun group States United to Prevent Gun Violence. New York allowed States United to set up a fake gun store, where cameras filmed potential gun... Read more
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The Columbian
OTC drug literacy vital to tweens, teensNEW YORK — There's so much for parents to talk about with teens heading off to
OTC drug literacy vital to tweens, teens
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
NEW YORK — There's so much for parents to talk about with teens heading off to college for the first time. There's the safe-sex talk, the nutrition talk, the get-enough-sleep talk, the partying talk and the study-hard talk. In between all the... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Gun liesBut New York politicians are so eager to vilify gun ownership that they granted
Gun lies
Minot Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
But New York politicians are so eager to vilify gun ownership that they granted an exception to the anti-gun group States United to Prevent Gun Violence. New York allowed States United to set up a fake gun store, where cameras filmed potential gun... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Parents should be careful giving children medicine(CNN) - Children from time to time get sick, and that means taking medicine. W
Parents should be careful giving children medicine
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 19 days ago
(CNN) - Children from time to time get sick, and that means taking medicine. When your child is taking medicine, it's important to keep track of how much the child has taken. “It's always a good idea to keep a log. I never trust my memory, um, to... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Parents should be careful giving children medicine(CNN) - Children from time to time get sick, and that means taking medicine. W
Parents should be careful giving children medicine
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 days ago
(CNN) - Children from time to time get sick, and that means taking medicine. When your child is taking medicine, it's important to keep track of how much the child has taken. “It's always a good idea to keep a log. I never trust my memory, um, to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Lies about guns permeate the firearms debateMy town, New York City, enforces rigid gun laws. Police refused to assign me a
Lies about guns permeate the firearms debate
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
My town, New York City, enforces rigid gun laws. Police refused to assign me a gun permit. The law doesn't even let me hold a fake gun on TV to demonstrate something. But New York politicians are so eager to vilify gun ownership that they granted an... Read more
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