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$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation’s three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the deadly toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties, averting what would have been the first federal trial over the crisis. Across the U.S., the pharmaceutical industry still faces more than 2,600…

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Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

Brussels, Belgium – Today, the European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) are co-hosting the world’s first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, said: “It is…

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[Cannabis 101] Bud Fact Sheet: Afghan Kush

If you’re pursuing medical marijuana for your wellbeing, you may think all marijuana is created equal, but the plant comes in many variations. Meet Afghan Kush. Afghan Kush is approximately 100% indica strain and is used to help consumers cope with stress and anxiety. Due to its high potency, this is the ideal strain for…

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WHO strongly recommends dolutegravir as preferred HIV treatment option

MEXICO CITY, 22 – Based on new evidence assessing benefits and risks, the World Health Organization recommends the use of the HIV drug dolutegravir (DTG) as the preferred first-line and second-line treatment for all populations, including pregnant women and those of childbearing potential. Initial studies had highlighted a possible link between DTG and neural tube…

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Shark Tank Star Daymond John, DWTS’s Lindsay Arnold, Joey Fatone to Host Runway to Hope 2019 Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Runway to Hope co-founder Attorney Mark NeJame announced on Facebook Wednesday that “Shark Tank” star Daymond John will be one of the official co-hosts for the 2019 Runway to Hope Spring Fashion Soiree, the annual event benefitting families fighting childhood cancer. The other co-hosts include Dancing With the Stars champion Lindsay Arnold and returning Runway…

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