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Mississippi spice use continues to skyrocket

JACKSON, Miss. — Spice use in the state of Mississippi has grown exponentially over the past month.

WREG reported as of April 2, 317 were rushed to the hospital after taking it. 126 more words


New 'sugar tax' proposed by Minister

22 May 2015

Life Sciences Minister George Freeman has recently announced the possibility of taxing sugary foods in order to pay for the medical costs of obesity in the UK. 156 more words

Wayne County executive’s reorganization plan unanimously approved by Wayne County Commission

The approval saves the County’s General Fund $3 Million Annually

Today, Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans’ Executive Branch Reorganization Plan was unanimously approved by the Wayne County Commission.  315 more words

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Will a 7 Day NHS Work?

Since the recent conservative win in the election David Cameron wasted no time in diving head first into the discussion of creating a seven day a week NHS. 402 more words


Company behind Pearl City chemical spill explains what happened

The state is considering enforcement action against the company investigators say caused a chemical spill in Aiea last week.

The spill occurred on May 11, killing more than 600 fish in an adjacent ditch. 429 more words


Populations at higher risks given free HIV testing in Puerto Princesa

by Victoria Asuncion S. Mendoza

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, May 20 (PIA) – College students, pregnant women, TB patients and inmates – populations at higher risks for HIV – were given free HIV testing in observance of the 1st National HIV Testing Week conducted las week in this city. 369 more words


State Department of Health Investigating Regional Hospital of Scranton

SCRANTON — Regional Hospital of Scranton is under investigation by the state Department of Health.

The state will not give details of the investigation, but it has resulted in limited admissions to certain nursing units. 102 more words