• Authorities Say 15 Overdosed In 45 Minutes At Connecticut Park
Authorities Say 15 Overdosed In 45 Minutes At Connecticut Park

All of those overdoses were in the area of the New Haven Green, said Rick Fontana, the city's director of emergency operations. Police said late Wednesday that they arrested one man on an unrelated warrant and viewed him as a "person of interest" in connection with the drugs the victims were using.

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  • New research found men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm count
New research found men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm count

The study included men who visited the Massachusetts General Hospital for fertility problems. Boxer-wearing men had a 25% higher sperm concentration than those who reported not wearing boxers. Researchers, however, also say that the findings of the studies can not be generalised as the study focuses only on men attending the fertility cent...

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  • West Nile virus found in Stirling area
West Nile virus found in Stirling area

There have been three human cases of West Nile virus in the county this year. Mosquitos are collected from over 90 test sites across CT to test for viruses including West Nile, Zika and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. According to the Central Connecticut Health District, the mosquitoes that tested positive for the virus are in the Culex family. ...

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  • FDA Warns Women That Vaginal Rejuvenation Can Trigger Pain And Burns
FDA Warns Women That Vaginal Rejuvenation Can Trigger Pain And Burns

The FDA said "vaginal "rejuvenation" is an ill-defined term; however, it is sometimes used to describe non-surgical procedures meant to treat vaginal symptoms and/or conditions including, but not limited to: vaginal laxity; vaginal atrophy, dryness, or itching; pain during sexual intercourse; pain during urination; and decreased sexual sensation...

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  • Public housing in states including OH to go smoke
Public housing in states including OH to go smoke

The ban does not apply to e-cigarettes, snuff and chewing tobacco, although there may be restrictions on those in some areas. Several hundred thousand NYCHA residents are now barred from smoking in their apartments, hallways or even outside.

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  • Indiana Insurers Impacted By Trump Administration ACA Payments Freeze
Indiana Insurers Impacted By Trump Administration ACA Payments Freeze

The move is yet another attempt to knock out one of the legs of Obamacare - creating a scenario where insurance companies have to accept all patients regardless of their health status, but will not be financially supported in doing so. The nonprofit consortium was the largest recipient of federal navigator funds in North Carolina previous year, h...

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  • Amazon to Acquire PillPack
Amazon to Acquire PillPack

The service is available in 49 states, with its main pharmacy located in Manchester, New Hampshire. PillPack is pitched as a way to bring convenience to people who take multiple medications every day. "Together with Amazon , we are eager to continue working with partners across the healthcare industry to help people throughout the USA who can be...

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  • Buffett, Dimon say quarterly profit forecasts harming economy
Buffett, Dimon say quarterly profit forecasts harming economy

Dimon credited him with doing the "heavy lifting" for the search. Companies often hold back spending on technology, hiring and research and development to meet quarterly earnings guidance that may be affected by factors outside the company's control, they wrote.

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  • Salmonella illnesses linked to pre-cut melons sold in North Carolina
Salmonella illnesses linked to pre-cut melons sold in North Carolina

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recalling pre-cut melon and pre-made fruit salads with melon distributed to stores in eight states-Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio-because of potential salmonella bacteria contamination.

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  • Chemotherapy is not needed in 70% of cases of breast cancer
Chemotherapy is not needed in 70% of cases of breast cancer

They are going to change treatment and remove uncertainty for women making decisions, ' Allison Kurian, an oncologist at Stanford University who was not involved in the trial said. "By stratifying these breast cancer patients [by risk] and finding that only those with the highest risk of recurrence need to have chemotherapy based on their tumor ...

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