President Donald Trump says the nation “must get tough” with drug dealers, which includes utilizing the death penalty.
President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where it’s appropriate under the current law.
CLEVELAND – Stephanie Soriano took over-the-counter medication while fighting the flu in January. The busy mom wanted to knock out the illness so she could keep going. “I was taking Tylenol during the day (and) towards the evening as well. At nighttime, so I could sleep, I took NyQuil,” Soriano told WJW. “Then, I would wake up around 2 to 3 in the morning and take Theraflu as well.” Although everything she took would work on cold symptoms, they all […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Public health officials are becoming increasingly concerned about a variety of outbreaks of serious infectious diseases among people who are homeless in Seattle and throughout King County. The Seattle Times reports Seattle-King County Public Health is investigating outbreaks of Group A Streptococcus, shigella, and a rare group of infections transmitted by body lice among people who are homeless. Health officials also are monitoring a potential outbreak of hepatitis A, a potentially fatal disease that spread in San […]
ATLANTA — Forty-seven more individuals have become ill with salmonella linked to products containing the Southeast Asian plant kratom, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. This brings the total number of illnesses to 87 people across 35 states since reports of illness began in October. On March 2, the Washington Department of Health said three people had become ill in Washington state after consuming kratom, with two of them requiring hospitalization. Kratom is sold as a dietary supplement in […]
A local man training to climb Mount Everest has a workout that’s a little more than your typical stairmaster routine. He does it with 80 pounds of granite in his backpack! Bio-tech journalist Luke Timmerman is in training and has more than $325,000 in pledges to climb the tallest mountain in the world. It’s part of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 2018 Climb to Fight Cancer Expedition. while others have climbed local mountains for the fundraiser… He’ll be the […]
A Utah woman is in the hospital recovering after having both of her arms and legs amputated.
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) — High-intensity interval training will be the No. 1 fitness trend in the coming year, while smartphone exercise apps that prompt your activities will be out — or so says the Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2018. Such training, known as HIIT, typically involves short bursts of high-intensity exercise followed by a short period of rest or recovery: intermittently sprinting for 30 seconds, for example, during a moderate-pace jog. The US national physical activity guidelines recommend 150 […]
You may be aware of foods that protect our hearts and bones and even keep our weight in check as we age. But which foods keep our brains in top shape? Below is an evidence-based list of brain foods that may help pre-empt senior moments and more. Berries Berries may do more than add sweetness and color to a morning bowl of cereal or yogurt. In fact, they may help to keep our brains sharp as we age. In a […]
The US Food and Drug Administration gave its approval Tuesday to a 23andMe test that screens for a few breast and ovarian cancer genes, but that approval came with a number of caveats and cautions.