• Wrestler Blackjack Mulligan dies at age 73
Wrestler Blackjack Mulligan dies at age 73

The WWE announced Thursday that Hall of Famer Robert Windham , better known as Blackjack Mulligan, died at age 73. He had many memorable battles with WWE Hall of Famer Andre the Giant , as well as matches with Pedro Morales and Bruno Sammartino.

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  • DEA Considers Rescheduling Cannabis By July of This Year
DEA Considers Rescheduling Cannabis By July of This Year

On top of everything else, those who think it would be a good idea if the DEA considers rescheduling cannabis have pointed out that marijuana laws disproportionately affect people of color. According to the memo , in the years between 2010 and 2015, the government provided marijuana for research purposes to an average of nine researchers per year.

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  • Squashing mosquitoes might be key to fighting Zika in the U.S.
Squashing mosquitoes might be key to fighting Zika in the U.S.

As the epidemic advances, investigations are moving in two directions: attempting to pin down just what is causing microcephaly , and whether countries have the detection and financial resources they will need to prevent or assist affected pregnancies.

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  • First Case of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus in California Reported
First Case of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus in California Reported

Citing new federal guidelines for preventing the spread of the Zika virus , Holbrook said men who travel to areas with active Zika virus transmission like Latin America or the Caribbean can spread the virus through sexual contact. "Fortunately, none of them are pregnant", said Brenda Fitzgerald, Commissioner, GA Department of Public Health. The ...

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  • CDC Releases New Opioid Prescription Guidelines
CDC Releases New Opioid Prescription Guidelines

Increased prescribing and sales of opioids-a quadrupling since 1999-helped create and fuel this epidemic, according to the CDC. "We must act now", said CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH. It released voluntary guidelines for primary care doctors, saying go slow, and use less. The guideline also offers specific information on medication selection, ...

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  • Common cat parasite linked to angry outbursts in humans
Common cat parasite linked to angry outbursts in humans

The findings categorized them into three: the IED group, a group diagnosed with psychiatric disorders other than IED, and the healthy controls. "It indicates that this parasite could be having significant effects on anger-related emotions and behavior in people with mental illness".

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  • New HIPAA audits will target healthcare industry's business partners
New HIPAA audits will target healthcare industry's business partners

In a question and answer document published by OCR, the agency explains several key aspects of the audit process, including which kinds of entities will be included in the audit and how the process will work. "You're in the audit lottery", McCrystal said. After obtaining address verification, OCR will send a more detailed screening questionnair...

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  • Bumble Bee Foods Recalls 30000 Tuna Cans That Could Be Spoiled
Bumble Bee Foods Recalls 30000 Tuna Cans That Could Be Spoiled

The specific products under this voluntary recall are as follows: Chicken of the Sea Brand 5 oz. canned chunk light tuna in oil sold at retailers nationwide in single cans between February 10, 2016, and March 16, 2016. The UPC code , Best By date and lot codes are used to determine the products involved. "As soon as we discovered the issue, w...

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  • Chicken Of The Sea Recalls Canned Tuna Products Over Potential Health Risks
Chicken Of The Sea Recalls Canned Tuna Products Over Potential Health Risks

The effected cans, which were sold at H-E-B stores in Texas between February 24 and March 16, are marked with the UPC code 0 4122065335 5, and product lot code 6O9FZ SCEES. They were produced between February 10, 2016 and March 16, 2016. Other products are manufactured at the same facility, DeBeer said, but an internal investigation determined no o...

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  • TNT's Craig Sager says leukemia no longer in remission
TNT's Craig Sager says leukemia no longer in remission

This is the third time Sager has battled leukemia since he was first diagnosed with the disease in 2014. This is the second time Sager has come back to TNT only to nearly immediately suffer another setback. It remains uncertain if Sager will once again need to step away from the sideline to undergo additional treatment, but the 64-year-old broa...

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  • Strategist: Clinton/Trump race wouldn't even be close
Strategist: Clinton/Trump race wouldn't even be close

Despite the deep concerns about Trump within the Republican Party , there has been no rush among party leaders or donors to coalesce around Ted Cruz, the only candidate in the race with even a long-shot chance of overtaking Trump in the delegate count.

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  • Houston Man Gets Life Sentence for Infecting Toddler Niece, Teen With HIV
Houston Man Gets Life Sentence for Infecting Toddler Niece, Teen With HIV

Wilson said he was "in love" with the 14-year-old and still is. For his heinous crimes, David Wilson received a life sentence, and, according to the jury, the sentence can not be commuted.

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  • TAG Heuer the latest company to cut ties with Maria Sharapova
TAG Heuer the latest company to cut ties with Maria Sharapova

Sharapova is one of the top female players of her generation, with 35 career singles titles and over $36 million in career earnings. Those earnings, however, are thought to be dwarfed by what she gets from her endorsements and business ventures, like her candy brand Sugarpova.

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  • Cornell University President Elizabeth Garrett dies
Cornell University President Elizabeth Garrett dies

About 1 in 23 women are at risk of developing colon caner over the course of their lifetimes, according to the American Cancer Society. Garrett, 52, was inaugurated as the university's 13th president on September 18, 2015. Board of trustees Chairman Robert Harrison says that while Garrett's tenure was tragically cut short, her efforts have set th...

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  • New Zika research 'first step' in understanding virus' impact on developing fetuses
New Zika research 'first step' in understanding virus' impact on developing fetuses

From a single infection, the virus particles spread through a plate of stem cells within a span of three days, resulting in cell death or disruption of cell growth, they said. Other viruses are known to cause the abnormality, and genetic and environmental factors haven't been ruled out. No vaccine for the virus is now available.

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  • AC/DC postpones Philly tour stop due to singer's possible hearing loss
AC/DC postpones Philly tour stop due to singer's possible hearing loss

Other affected dates are Tuesday, March 8, in Atlanta; March 14 in Greensboro, N.C.; March 17 in Washington, D.C.; March 20 in Detroit; March 23 in Columbus, Ohio; March 16 in Cleveland; March 29 in Buffalo and April 1 in Philadelphia. That same year, longtime drummer Phil Rudd was arrested and accused in a murder plot. AC/DC played stadiums in...

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  • Utah child is first confirmed Zika virus case in the state
Utah child is first confirmed Zika virus case in the state

The non-pregnant 55-year-old patient in DeSoto reportedly traveled to El Salvador, an affected country, and showed symptoms upon returning home to Texas. Dr. Patricia Quinlisk of the Iowa Dept of Public Health says , "I'm not surprised Zika has reached Iowa". "Additionally if a woman has a male partner that traveled, the recommendation from...

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  • Missouri Court Resets Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial for July 2016
Missouri Court Resets Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial for July 2016

The HSA said this after Johnson & Johnson (J&J), a manufacturer of talcum-based products, was ordered to pay US$72 million (S$101 million) to the family of a woman who blamed her fatal ovarian cancer on the company's talcum powder in a U.S.

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  • Mandatory flu vaccinations for healthcare workers pay off, researchers say
Mandatory flu vaccinations for healthcare workers pay off, researchers say

Last week alone saw 338 new cases of severe flu complications, 15 of which resulted in death, the Centers for Disease Control ( CDC , 疾管局) announced Tuesday. The RI Department of Health is warning consumers to cook hamburger thoroughly following a recall of E. Coli contaminated hamburger shipped to 128 restaurants and facilities in RI.

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  • Zika Confirmed in Chicago
Zika Confirmed in Chicago

She was not hospitalized and is recovering without complications. "All pregnant women travelling to the affected countries/ areas have been advised to strictly follow personal protective measures, especially during day time, to prevent mosquito bites and if they fall sick within two weeks of return from an affected country, they should report to th...

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