Colored Fun Run or Potential Powder Keg?

You may not think combustible dust is something to worry about, but it’s more prevalent a cause for concern than you might suspect. Between 2009 and 2013, 57 combustible dust incidents caused 26 people to die, and another 129 to be injured. Now, after a fireball engulfed a crowd of patrons in Taiwan, authorities in […]

Smaller Pharmacy Networks Benefit Pharmacy Chains, Study Shows

How can pharmacies play a role in reducing prescription drug abuse? It may be as simple as limiting which pharmacies a patient has access to, according to a new study. But will it hurt patients’ medical care — and the success of smaller pharmacies — in the process? The jury still seems to be out. […]
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    Four Orphaned Bear Cubs Found Under Lake Tahoe Deck

    Four orphaned black bear cubs were found shivering and cold underneath the deck of a Nevada house this week. They were rescued and taken to an animal sanctuary. The owner of the house in Stateline, on Lake Tahoe, said that she had first seen the cubs with their mother under the deck in March. But […]
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    Hudson Falls Man Steals Thousands From Elderly Man, Faces Charges in Three Cities

    A Hudson Falls man faces numerous felony charges for criminal possession of a forged instrument as well as misdemeanor petit larceny for cashing checks that had been stolen from an 80-year-old Hudson resident during his hospitalization. Police say Allen R. Cox, 40, faces four counts of criminal possession in total. Cox made out roughly $2,000 […]
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    Authorities Believe Cooling Tower at Australia Hospital the Cause of Recent Legionnaire’s Disease Outbreak

    One of Sydney’s biggest public hospitals is the site of the city’s second Legionnaire’s disease outbreak in a month and health authorities believe the hospital’s cooling tower could be the source. According to The Sydney Morning Herald, the country’s Department of Health reported that at least three people have been infected with the bacterial lung […]
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    Why are Americans So Anti-Vacation?

    Americans work hard. So hard, in fact, that fewer and fewer people in the American workforce are inclined to take a vacation. Take the Volk family, for example. For the past five years, Briana and her husband Andrew have accomplished a lot. Not only have they opened a successful cocktail bar in Portland, ME, but […]