Ex-heroin addicts on methadone endure lives of stigma and isolation, new report finds

A bleak insight into the stigma and isolation felt by former heroin addicts who are now stabilised long-term on methadone is revealed in a new report today. The dominant experience of being a methadone user was one of stigma, with many attempting to conceal their methadone use for fear of being judged. Methadone maintenance treatment can bring stability to the […]

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10 things to know for those who going to fill their first tattoo

Today, tattooing is making a huge number of people. For some this is a way of expression, for others it’s a protest and a challenge to society, third is art and beauty. In each of these cases, it is important to understand that it’s not an easy cosmetic procedure. So, what you need to know before you visit a tattoo […]

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Important product recall: attention, this ham is contaminated with Salmonella

Manufacturer recalls ham due to Salmonella suspicion The Campofrio Food Group Deutschland GmbH from North Rhine-Westphalia, Ratingen has started a recall for the product “Aoste core ham 80g”. The ham could be contaminated with Salmonella. These bacteria can cause diarrhea and other health problems. Potential Salmonella Contamination The Campofrio Food Group Deutschland GmbH in Ratingen (North Rhine-Westphalia) calls the product […]

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Small pot growers find roadblocks on path to microcultivation licences

Yan Boissonneault’s daughter was turning blue. Without warning, his baby had stopped breathing, and he frantically performed CPR while his friend James Gallagher called 911. Years later, the men still become emotional remembering that day. Boissonneault learned that his daughter had a rare disorder that caused epilepsy, and when pharmaceutical medications failed to cure her seizures, he turned to CBD […]

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Kefir helps to reduce high blood pressure

Data joint work of scientists from Auburn University (USA) and the University of Vila Velha (Brazil) indicate that eating yogurt is very helpful for hypertensive patients – this product helps them to reduce high blood pressure. The researchers said that thanks to the kefir normalizes the connection between the digestive and nervous systems of the body. Even before it was […]

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'After Poppy died, people wrote to me about suffering the same awful experience' – Gary Barlow on losing his baby

Gary Barlow says his continued grief over stillborn daughter Poppy helps him to feel closer to her. The 47-year-old pop star and Dawn suffered the heartbreak of losing their daughter Poppy in August 2012, and Gary says he will never get over it. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Desert Island Discs’, Gary shared: “For anyone who has been through anything […]

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Recall: the Threat of Salmonella infection through eggs from Aldi, Netto, Lidl, REWE and Kaufland

A lot of different egg products to be recalled The Federal office for consumer protection and food safety, as well as the company Eifrisch marketing GmbH & Co. KG, warn is currently in front of a possible Salmonella poisoning, which could bring the consumer through the consumption of different eggs from the supermarkets, Netto, Lidl, Aldi, REWE and Kaufland. In […]

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MSK Cancer Center Orders Staff to ‘Do a Better Job’ of Disclosing Industry Ties

The chief executive of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center sent an email to all staff members on Sunday saying that the institution and its faculty “need to do a better job” of disclosing their relationships with the drug and health care industries. “The matter of disclosure is serious,” wrote the executive, Dr. Craig B. Thompson, along with Kathryn Martin, the […]

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Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Chief Executive Resigns From Merck’s Board of Directors

This article was reported and written in a collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit journalism organization. Dr. Craig B. Thompson, the chief executive of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, said Tuesday that he would resign his seats on the boards of drug maker Merck and another public company, the latest fallout from a widening institutional reckoning over relationships between cancer center […]

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Drug Maker Pays $360 Million to Settle Investigation Into Charity Kickbacks

The drug maker Actelion Pharmaceuticals has agreed to a $360 million settlement stemming from an investigation into whether the company illegally funneled kickbacks through a patient-assistance charity, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Actelion, which was acquired by Johnson & Johnson in 2017 and makes expensive drugs to treat a rare lung condition, is the latest pharmaceutical company to settle federal inquiries […]

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