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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

Tom Brady Owns the Jets Says Google

Social media erupted with laughter on Thursday when Google searches for “New York Jets owner” came up with Tom Brady’s picture. The hilarious glitch is not far from reality, as Brady has “owned” the Jets, figuratively speaking, on the field, but is not the proper own of the team itself. ...Read more

Beckham Jr. Wants to be NFL’s Highest Paid Player

Odell Beckham Jr. declared in a video posted Thursday that he not only wants to be the NFL’s highest-paid wide receiver — he wants to be the NFL’s highest-paid player. The NFL’s highest-paid player this season is Joe Flacco at $24.55 million and the highest-paid wide receiver this year is Dallas’ Dez Bryant at $17 million. ...Read more

Ravens’ Urschel Retires Because of CTE Study

The Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel has abruptly announced his retirement from football at the age of 26 on Thursday. His decision comes two days after a medical study indicated that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was found in nearly 99 percent of deceased NFL players’ brains that were donated to scientific research, and it’s said his retirement is directly caused by the study’s results. ...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