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Five Oregonians hospitalized with ivermectin misuse for COVID-19

The drug ivermectin is controversially used to treat or prevent COVID-19, forcing some people to require medical attention. (Getty Images) Five Oregonians were recently hospitalized for consuming a potent antiparasitic drug despite the lack of clinical data supporting its use for COVID-19. The Oregon Poison Center strongly recommends that the …

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Most nursing homes are prohibited from using “chemical restraints”. But some can bend the rules.

Antipsychotics are dangerous for patients with dementia, almost doubling their risk of death, but a New York Times The investigation found that some understaffed nursing homes may use the drugs to subdue patients and then circumvent disclosure requirements by falsely diagnosing patients with schizophrenia. The long controversy around antipsychotics in …

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Alexandria Zoo mourns loss of two tigers in one week

Picture from: Alexandria Zoo Two tigers died within a week of each other at Alexandria Zoological Park. Officials made the 2nd announcement on their Facebook page this afternoon. On September 14, they announced that their Malaysian tiger, Jammu, had been euthanized due to age-related issues. Jammu is said to have …

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What is fentanyl?

What is fentanyl? Fentanyl is a human-made opioid used to treat severe pain. It is 50 to 100 times stronger than morphine. The drug interacts with receptors in your brain to create feelings of pain relief, relaxation, contentment, and pleasure. Although it is safe for your doctor to give you …

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Cemeteries | Investigator’s opinion

The Taliban’s seizure of power in Afghanistan must give peacebuilders and development workers in Bangsamoro some breathing space. Many people say this moment can inspire and drive the struggles of violent extremists elsewhere, including the Philippines. Others will see it as the defeat of a liberal peace and the waste …

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