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U.S. Sues to Block Philadelphia Safe Drug-Injection Site

by Wochit 08 February 2019

According to Reuters, the U.S. Justice Department said it filed a lawsuit to stop a nonprofit in Philadelphia from opening what could become the nation’s first supervised drug-injection site, in an effort aimed at addressing opioid abuse. The lawsuit fol

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Pain Can Be Worse Because Of Lack Of Sleep

by Wochit 29 January 2019

According to UPI.com, "Lack of sleep can cause existing pain to linger, opening up the door for opioid use and abuse, a new study says. People dealing with sleep deprivation have neural glitches in the brain that heighten and extend painful episodes, according

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Measles Outbreak In Washington Causes State of Emergency

by Wochit 28 January 2019

According to Gizmodo.com, dozens of people have been affected by a measles ourbreak that is currently spreading throughout parts of the Pacific Northwest. This outbreak of measles has motivated Jay Inslee, the Governor of Washington, to declare a state of emer

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Being Rocked To Sleep Is Good For Adults Too

by Wochit 25 January 2019

New studies show that if adults are rocked to sleep like infants they sleep better. Mice and healthy young people also have deeper slumber after being rocked. According to Gizmodo, the rocking even seemed to improve their memory skills afterward. “In pra

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