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Powdered Alcohol Approved?

A product called "Palcohol" gained widespread attention online in recent days after it was reported that the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the powdered alcohol, including vodka and rum... »

Doctors Prescribing Codeine to Kids Despite Known Risks

Doctors are still prescribing codeine for kids with coughs, colds and injuries, despite a wealth of evidence that the narcotic doesn’t work for many children--and may be fatal to some, NBC News reported. »

Second Wave of Milder Flu Hitting Northeast

A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast. »

When Caregivers Lives Feel 'A Bit Like War'

Caregivers have some unique emotional challenges. »

General Mills Reverses “No Sue” Facebook Policy

Last week, General Mills Inc. posted new legal terms on its website that seemed to prevent consumers from suing the company if they liked General Mills on Facebook. »

$14M Awarded in Lawsuit Linking Contraceptive, Stroke

A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who said in a lawsuit that she suffered a debilitating stroke after taking the birth control drug Yasmin. »

30 Years for Heroin Dealer Connected to 3 Deaths

A D.C. man who distributed heroin that resulted in the deaths of at least three people in Fairfax County, Va., was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison. Eugene Asomani “Shine” Williams pleaded guilty in... »

Lawsuit Filed Over Medical Marijuana Effort

A lobbyist who once worked for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper is being sued for breach of contract in a fight over the awarding of a license to operate Delaware first medical marijuana dispensary. »

Mumps Outbreak Reported at NJ College Campus

A college campus in North Jersey is on alert after eight students were diagnosed with the highly contagious mumps disease. The students at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken were 18 to 21 years... »

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