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Monday, Aug 29, 2016

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1 new case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Mississippi

Mississippi health regulators say one new human case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in the state, bringing the 2016 total to 15
Updated: 12 hours ago

Indiana OKs 6th needle exchange to curb HIV, hepatitis C

Indiana's health commissioner has declared a public health emergency in southern Indiana's Clark County allowing local officials to start a needle-exchange to curb the spread of hepatitis C and HIV
Published: 08/29/16
A history of Tampa drive-ins, from Goody Goody to Colonnade to Seely’s

A history of Tampa drive-ins, from Goody Goody to Colonnade to Seely’s

With last week’s reopening of Goody Goody, one is reminded of the dominant position that drive-in restaurants held among the dining options in Tampa in the 1950s and 1960s.
Published: 08/29/16

Hassan asks FDA to accelerate review of allergy treatments

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan is asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to accelerate its consideration of competing products to the EpiPen after a big increase in cost for the allergy treatment
Published: 08/29/16
Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen

Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen

Mylan says it will launch a cheaper, generic version of its emergency allergy treatment EpiPen
Published: 08/29/16

Egypt's parliament is to vote on tougher penalties for FGM

Egypt parliament to vote on tougher penalties for female genital mutilation after Cabinet backed redefining it as felony
Published: 08/29/16

Pennsylvania can do more to end marijuana arrests, Wolf says

Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania needs to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession
Published: 08/29/16
Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires

Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires

A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one day on the swimmer's Facebook page
Published: 08/29/16

Charles County launches new drug take-back effort

Officials have are launching a new program in Charles County aimed at making it easier for residents to dispose of over-the-counter or prescription medications
Published: 08/29/16

2 children seriously injured in Massachusetts Turnpike crash

Two children were airlifted to a Boston hospital for treatment of serious injuries sustained a single-car crash along the Massachusetts Turnpike this weekend
Published: 08/29/16