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Saturday at the Red Springs High School track. The tiles will be displayed along a wall and will showcase the veteran's name, branch they served, the years of their service, which conflict they may have served in, if they were a prisoner of war and if they were killed in action.
  • The Real Risk of Buying Medical Marijuana Online

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    Additional products such as creams, lotions and cosmetics are also banned to medical marijuana license holders. To understand the extent of this problem, the researchers analyzed 84 cannabidiol products they bought online from 31 different companies.
  • Odd-Even formula in Delhi from Nov 13 to 17 to curb pollution

    Odd-Even formula in Delhi from Nov 13 to 17 to curb pollution

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    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday indulged in a Twitter conversation over the rising levels of smog in the Capital. "It requires central govt intervention, at the earliest", he added. Proper implementation of environmental laws is necessary, the statement said. "Situation is serious but Punjab helpless as the problem is widespread & state has no money to compensate farmers for stubble management (sic)", he further wrote.
  • Global 2022: The Qatar milled on the issue of immigrant workers

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    In 2014, the ILO opened an inquiry into whether Qatar had violated its obligations. The reforms were announced just a couple of weeks before an ILO meeting which could have led to a formal investigation. In response to ILO's announcement, rights group Humanity United stressed that migrant workers in Qatar were still vulnerable to exploitation, and that the ILO should keep watching over their plight.
  • Florida State reschedules game with ULM for December 2

    Florida State reschedules game with ULM for December 2

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    But heading into the 2017 season, 35 consecutive Florida State football teams had gone bowling. College football coaches across the ACC have been cordial and complementary of FSU throughout the team's 3-5 season. Florida State-Clemson is slated for 3:30 p.m. (EST) and will be televised on ESPN. "It's going to take a little bit more than that to beat Clemson at Clemson", Bowden said.
  • IUDs cut risk of cervical cancer by one-third

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    When an IUD is inserted, it triggers an immune response in the body that could "kick out" an HPV infection. According to the World Health Organization, 528,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer worldwide in 2012, and 266,000 women died from the disease.
  • Over-the-Counter Pain Pills Just as Potent as Opioids in ER Patients

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    But given the scope of the US opioid epidemic - more than 2 million Americans are addicted to opioid painkillers or heroin - experts say any dent in the problem could be meaningful. Asked to rate their pain a couple hours after taking the medications, the group that received the over-the-counter drugs reported pain relief on par with the groups that received the opioids.
  • The EPA Just Approved Lab-Grown Mosquitoes to Fight Disease

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    The decision - which the EPA has not formally announced - allows the company, which is based in Lexington, Kentucky, to release the bacteria-infected mosquitoes in 20 USA states and Washington DC. Environmental Protection Agency on November 3 registered the lab-grown mosquito as a biopesticide. MosquitoMate CEO Stephen Dobson told Gizmodo that the company will begin releasing the mosquitoes in the Lexington area next summer, and gradually expand to other nearby metropolitan areas like ...
  • California Proposes Armored Cars to Transport Pot Tax Money

    California Proposes Armored Cars to Transport Pot Tax Money

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    In a report based on the findings of the state's Cannabis Banking Working Group , Chiang also said that changes are needed in Washington to either legalize pot in the USA, or shield financial institutions that serve the cannabis industry from possible prosecution.
  • Fitbits are now a part of a year-long government health study

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    Participants in the study can choose from two popular models of Fitbit health bands - the Fitbit Alta or the Fitbit Charge 2 . "Through this research program, we'll have access to comprehensive activity, heart rate and sleep data that may help us better understand the relationship between lifestyle behaviors and health outcomes and what that means for patients on an individualized basis".
  • Roy Keane shuts down Danish journalist's Schmeichel question

    Roy Keane shuts down Danish journalist's Schmeichel question

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    There'd been a little bit of tension between us over the years, for football reasons. 'What would you say to Peter Schmeichel ahead of the game?' asked the Scandinavian reporter. While Keane is eager to play down his own contribution, he did take time out to speak, at length, about how important Martin O'Neill is to this team and their current status, 180 minutes away for the World Cup finals.
  • Drug take-back event nets record of discarded prescription drugs

    Drug take-back event nets record of discarded prescription drugs

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    The latest take back event, held on October 28, involved more than 4,200 local and tribal law enforcement partners. More than five tons of prescription drugs were collected in four hours at locations in San Diego and Imperial counties. Moreover, rates of prescription drug abuse in the USA are high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs, the release said.
  • New research: A drink a day increases cancer risk

    New research: A drink a day increases cancer risk

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    ASCO's Cancer Prevention Committee called for public education and outreach efforts by the oncology community, including alcohol screening, increased alcohol taxes and prices, and limits on days and hours of sale. Since then, she said, more and more evidence has accumulated tying alcohol to a broader group of cancers, including colorectal cancer and, in women, breast cancer.