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Drug Abuse Summit Scheduled in Charlottesville

The acting director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy will give the keynote address at a conference in Charlottesville. ...

Flu season has started in the Tri-Cities

Pharmacies around the region are starting to see people with flu symptoms. We talked to more than a dozen pharmacists who told us now is the time to get a flu shot. “The flu starts in mid to late October,” said Pharmacist Brad Deal, the owner of H. Johnson Pharmacy in Bristol, Tenn. “It really peaks later in the winter January, February.” ...

Boy, four, suffers agonising burns after Boots pharmacy gave him ear drops for his eye infection

A four-year-old boy suffered agonising burns after a pharmacist gave him ear drops to treat an eye infection. Archie Battersbee developed conjunctivitis after starting primary school in Southend, Essex and was prescribed eye drops by his doctor. ...

Virus probe inside paralysis cases within nine Colorado children

Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be enterovirus 68 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that enterovirus 68 was found in four out of eight of the sick children paralyzed ...

Solid OAP couple to pass on together by aiding suicide: Husband and wife have the backing of their three kids

Francis, 89, and Anne, 86 are planning to die in first 'couple' euthanasia The pair from Brussels fear loneliness if the other one dies first ...

Eating burgers and fries doesn't just make you fat... it makes you stupid as well

Researchers found that higher intake of a western diet by 14-year-olds had scored lower in cognitive tasks by the age of 17 Take-away food, deep fried potatoes, red and processed meat and soft drinks had negative associations ...

Can you be BORN kind? Scientists look at brain patterns of selfless people

Study looked at the right amygdala - an emotion-sensitive brain region Altruists displayed more activity in amygdala while viewing scared faces ...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford leaves hospital after chemotherapy for cancer 

Ford, 45, is being treated for a malignant liposarcoma in his abdomen Tumor forced Ford to drop bid for re-election - brother Doug will run instead ...

When back pain could mean you've suffered a stroke in you spine 

Michael Pell, 69, from Dartmoor, experienced excruciating pain in his back The retired hairdresser had suffered a stroke in his spine that day in 2012 He still struggles to walk, and can no longer carry anything when moving ...

Mother, 36, who died of bowel cancer calls on others to 'please, please grab life and enjoy it' in her heartbreaking final blog viewed by millions 

Charlotte Kitley was diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer in 2012In October 2011 she went to the doctors complaining of back acheBut further tests revealed ...

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