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Monsanto’s Weed Killer Roundup May Get Cancer Warning Label

Starting July 7, glyphosate, the main ingredient of Monsanto’s Roundup, will be added to California’s list of chemicals that can cause cancer. The weed killer may also get a label that can warn consumers about its potential dangers. ( Brent Stirton Will cancer warning make you avoid Roundup weed killer? …

GBI: Narcan may be no match for two new fentanyl strains

Two new strains of fentanyl are so deadly, they may be immune to naloxone, also known as Narcan, the drug used to save those who have overdosed, the GBI said Tuesday in a news release. Acrylfentanyl and tetrahydrofuran fentanyl were not identified by …Update: Fake Percocet overdoses sweep Georgia Published By …

Global cyberattack underway, several big companies being hit

In the United States, the malware affected companies such as the drugmaker Merck and Mondelez International, the owner of food brands such as Oreo and Nabisco. Ukrainian utility Kievenergo switched off all computers after its system was hacked, while … Published By Google world news 28 June 2017 2:08 am See …

Skin patch may be the future of flu vaccines, study suggests

(CNN) The future of flu vaccines just might come in a tiny, prickly patch. A phase 1 clinical trial, the results of which were published in the medical journal Lancet on Tuesday, has deemed the dissolvable microneedle flu patch to be “well tolerated Needle-Free Flu Vaccine Patch Works as Well …

Kenya 1st in Africa to use generic of current AIDS drug

NAIROBI, Kenya — Officials say Kenya is the first country in Africa to introduce a generic version of the current drug of choice for people living with HIV. Kenya’s government and the global health initiative Unitaid announced Wednesday that the East Kenya introduces better treatment for people living with HIV …

Research finds one in three American cats and dogs are too plump

A new study shows the nationwide obesity epidemic now includes our pets. Busy lifestyles and unhealthy diets are wreaking havoc on our pets and while porky animals may look cute, the extra fat can cause life-threatening conditions, reports CBS News …These states have the fattest pets — and they might surprise …

1 in 3 cats and dogs are overweight in America

MCALLA, Ala. — If you think your pet is putting on some unnecessary weight, there’s a 33% chance that’s true if it’s a dog or cat. The latest Banfield State of Pet Health Report showed obesity is on the rise in pets. ABC 33/40 NEWS interviewed a Nebraska’s pets are …

European court refuses to intervene over sick British baby

PARIS — The European Court of Human Rights says that a British hospital can end life support for a terminally ill baby whose parents waged a legal battle to take him to the U.S. for experimental treatment. The France-based European court endorsed Fundraising continues after Charlie’s parents lose legal bid …