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Thursday, May 05, 2016

Health & Lifestyles

State and Nashville nursing home team up for job fair

Cumberland Health Care and Rehabilitation and the Middle Tennessee Career Coach will be hosting a job fair for interested in both skilled and unskilled jobs at the nursing home
Published: 05/05/16

House OK's plan to send frail prisoners to nursing homes

About 120 frail prisoners a year would be released to live in a nursing home under a plan approved by the Michigan House late Wednesday
Published: 05/05/16
California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

The governor of California has signed a bill raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
Published: 05/05/16
Pot legalization backers kick off California campaign

Pot legalization backers kick off California campaign

A campaign to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state that produces more pot than any other commenced in California on Wednesday as supporters announced they have collected enough signatures to qualify a voter initiative for the November ballot
Published: 05/05/16
Attorney: Prince arranged to meet addiction doctor

Attorney: Prince arranged to meet addiction doctor

A Minneapolis lawyer says the day before Prince died, his representatives reached out to a California doctor who specializes in addiction treatment to arrange a meeting
Published: 05/05/16
Man charged in Michigan probe of contaminated food

Man charged in Michigan probe of contaminated food

A Michigan man suspected of spraying a contaminant on unpackaged food at grocery stores faces four charges of poisoning food
Updated: 6 hours ago
Chimp victim hospitalized with face-transplant complications

Chimp victim hospitalized with face-transplant complications

The Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors discovered her body is rejecting tissue from the transplant
Published: 05/04/16

Mississippi editorial roundup

Summary of recent Mississippi newspaper editorials
Published: 05/04/16
FDA advisers reconsider training for painkiller prescribers

FDA advisers reconsider training for painkiller prescribers

Federal health experts are discussing changes to government measures intended to improve the safety of painkillers like OxyContin
Published: 05/04/16
The Latest: Doctors say face transplant not in jeopardy.

The Latest: Doctors say face transplant not in jeopardy.

Doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston say Charla Nash's face transplant is not in jeopardy, despite the discovery that her body is rejecting some of the tissue
Published: 05/04/16