In the roughly three months since Casey Schwartzmier, 20, of Ross, died of an apparent drug overdose, her obituary and the news stories that followed have been read by people across the globe. And a strong network of supportive strangers has surrounded her mother, who’s devoting her time to trying to help others who are struggling with addiction.
McCain’s recalling Harris Teeter Southern Style Hash Browns and Roundy’s Southern Style Hash Browns, both sold in 2-pound bags, after finding the products “may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials, that despite our stringent supply standards may have been inadvertently harvested with potatoes used to make this product,” the recall notice said.Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/article146188504.html#storylink=cpy
“Does the radiation from mobile phones increase your chances of getting cancer?” is a question that has abounded since the earliest days of the technology, long before Apple and Google arrived on the scene. But an Italian court has just thrown its weight behind a man who argued that his benign brain tumor was caused by prolonged use of his mobile phone.
Each year on April 20th, advocates for marijuana around the world celebrate cannibis culture. Last year, more than 1,000 people gathered in London’s Hyde Park to mark the weed holiday. For the longest, smokers have been celebrating this world renowned underground “holiday.” From Amsterdam to California 4/20 is widely respected by many.
This cannabis culture is celebrated all over but few really know the meaning behind the 4:20 numeric tradition. It has often been believed that 4:20 originated from police code, referencing to marijuana smoking in process.
A man was revived by police and paramedics after an apparent heroin overdose in a bathroom at Carnegie Free Library in Connellsville, according to library board President John Malone.
When it comes to using statins to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, one leading US guideline recommends the drugs to 9 million more people than the other, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
“There’s generally confusion on who should be getting statins,” said Michael Pencina, one of the study’s authors and a professor of biostatistics and bioinformatics at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. “I don’t think we have the perfect guideline yet.”
The Texas Department of State Health Services warns of multiple ongoing mumps outbreaks: 221 total cases this year, the highest incidence in 22 years.
- Experts say the virus could be spreading from neighboring Arkansas
- The outbreaks are not due to a lack of vaccinations
- Although vaccination protection wanes over time, it can make complications less likely
The 19-year-old’s family said he was forced to travel more than 2,000 miles to Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he underwent a double-lung transplant two weeks ago.
Friends created a YouCaring page to raise money to cover his medical expenses.
This summer, AHN plans to open a 23,000-square-foot outpatient center near Westmoreland Mall in Hempfield. The facility will offer primary care, neurosurgery, orthopedics, esophageal and lung disease treatment, cardiology, colon and rectal surgery and bariatric surgery.
In September, an endoscopy center for gastrointestinal procedures is scheduled to open within the facility.
- 6 people on Maui and 3 on Hawaii have confirmed cases of rat lungworm disease
- The parasite is often spread through consuming raw snails or slugs
- It can cause a form of meningitis; no deaths have been reported among the latest cases
A “hugely promising” new technique in which brain cells are reprogrammed could one day provide a cure for Parkinson’s disease, experts have said. Scientists at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden have discovered a way to modify neurons in the brains of people with Parkinson’s, a progressively worsening disorder of the nervous system that affects one in 500 people in the UK.
Kimberly R. Henderson, 25, and Andrew M. Henkel, 26, were arrested after emergency personnel were called to their apartment in Hempfield in February for a report of an overdose.