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Witnesses could not identify which energy drink Davis drank, but confirmed it was in a large soft drink can, Reuters reported. The Mayo Clinic says that's too much for an adult - let alone a teenager. However, it suggests daily caffeine intake for this age group should not exceed 2.5 mg/kg body weight. Over the last few years, there have been several highly publicized deaths attributed to caffeine overdose - particularly in healthy teens and young adults - raising questions about the ...
  • Measles spread to southern Minnesota county

    Measles spread to southern Minnesota county

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    Measles spreads through the air by coughing or sneezing. Measles can spread very easily among unvaccinated people , so the best way to protect yourself and your community is to make sure everyone who is able receives the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine.
  • Dangers of consuming too much caffeine

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    The Mayo Clinic says kids shouldn't have much caffeine at all and healthy adults should be able to handle about 400 milligrams, which the organization says is roughly four cups of coffee, ten cans of soda or two energy shot drinks. "The problem that we're learning is that it's not just caffeine, it's the other stimulants that are in there". "II stand before you as a broken-hearted father and hope something good can come from this", said Sean Cripe, David Allen Cripe's father.
  • Most US troops kicked out for misconduct had mental illness

    Most US troops kicked out for misconduct had mental illness

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    Of all troops discharged after misconduct between 2011 and 2015, 35 percent had some form of adjustment disorder, 29 percent had an alcohol-related disorder, 22 percent had a depressive disorder, 20 percent had a substance-abuse disorder, 17 percent had an anxiety disorder, 11 percent had a traumatic brain injury and 8 percent had post-traumatic stress.
  • 82 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls swapped for prisoners

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    Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, yesterday led key stakeholders and elders from Chibok community to the Department of State Services (DSS) medical centre where they met with the 82 schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram three years after their violent abduction from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State in April, 2014.
  • What Do Analysts Say About Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)

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    Scotiabank's target price points to a potential downside of 14.77% from the company's current price. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Moreover, Prudential Public Ltd Company has 0% invested in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ) for 75,000 shares. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA and worldwide copyright laws.
  • More American Workers Are Testing Positive for Drugs

    More American Workers Are Testing Positive for Drugs

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    The rise in positive testing is a grave challenge for workplaces, particularly those with strict anti-drug policies that include the more socially accepted marijuana. Cocaine use continues to rise, says Quest. Both Colorado and Washington state, the first two states to legalize recreational marijuana in the U.S., had urine positivity rates for marijuana that exceed the national average, Quest reported.
  • 3D printed ovaries produce healthy offspring giving hope to infertile women

    3D printed ovaries produce healthy offspring giving hope to infertile women

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    Three mothers with bioprosthetic ovaries fostered healthy litters of pups, while those with sham scaffolds did not. "We can then put in individual ovarian follicles, which is a single egg which is surrounded by the cells that make estrogen and those individual follicles are placed into the structure and we can transplant into mice", she said.
  • Israel demands explanation from White House after spat over Trump trip

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    Debate over whether the United States should move its Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem again flared, while a separate row over the city's Western Wall - the holiest site where Jews can pray - also caused waves. "In Israel they're convinced that this statement is opposed to President Trump's policy as it was expressed recently in his behavior and in his firm resistance to the most recent Security Council resolution".
  • Sen. Warren: GOP blocking Democrats from health care talks

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    Early talks suggest Republicans are optimistic they can ultimately pass a bill by the August recess. Senate Republican leaders have said they will set aside the House bill and write their own Obamacare replacement. Two of Obama's promises then turned the world of news into a maelstrom: "That means that no matter how we reform health care , we will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period".