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Detoxing While Pregnant is Now Safe

Due to the ongoing opioid crisis plaguing the nation, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists said that detoxing when pregnant  thought to be harmful should now be considered. In 2012, an estimated 21,732 babies were born  addicted to opioids every 25 minutes, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.  ...Read more

Jobs But No Sober Applicants to Fill the Spots

An Ohio factory owner proclaims she has blue-collar jobs available at her company, but can’t seem to fill positions because so many candidates fail drug tests. As a small business owner, she cannot take the chance to have anyone impaired running that crane, or working 40 feet in the air. Four out of 10 applicants otherwise qualified to be welders, machinists and crane operators will fail a routine drug test.  ...Read more

Should You Finish Your Antibiotics?

The argument that failing to complete a course of antibiotics could fuel the rise of antibiotic resistance has little evidence. In fact its quite the opposite, a group of UK researchers say that completing a course of antibiotics may instead increase the risk of resistance. ...Read more

Trump Bans Trans in the Military

President Donald Trump has bi-passed media to announce on Twitter a potential Transgender military ban, just a day after the senate passed a vote on healthcare reform. With public out cry of equal rights, it’s uncertain if the ban will even be constitutional. ...Read more

New York Kayak Killer Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge

A permanent US resident will face deportation back to her native Latvia after dodging murder and manslaughter charges for intentionally drowning her fiance in the Hudson River by tampering with his kayak in a plot to collect on his life insurance. Angelika Graswald, 37, now faces as little as 1 1/3 to 4 years behind bars after pleading guilty Monday to the lesser charge of criminally negligent homicide. ...Read more