Health

Manchin applauds FDA decision toremove opioid pain meds from market

Manchin applauds FDA decision toremove opioid pain meds from market

Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride) was first approved by the FDA in 2006 for use by people with moderate or severe chronic pain. This is the first time the agency has taken steps to stop the sale of a now marketed opioid pain medication based on the public health consequences of possible abuse.



Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

British Prime Minister Theresa May neared a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership on Tuesday but faced a tug of war over her Brexit strategy just days before embarking on formal divorce talks with the European Union .


Le Mans 24h: Kobayashi smashes lap record in second qualifying

Le Mans 24h: Kobayashi smashes lap record in second qualifying

Kobayashi entered Q2 as the provisional pole sitter, only to lose P1 to No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid co-driver Mike Conway early in the session when he found an extra tenth of a second before a red flag stoppage. Jani took second, 2.4 seconds off the new top time , while Timo Bernhard was third ahead of the No. 8 and No. 9 Toyotas. A bit further back in P6 was the sole LMP1 privateer with Dominik Kraihamer clocking a 3m28.887s in the #4 ByKolles ENSO CLM.


E-cigarettes may be as harmful as smoking

E-cigarettes may be as harmful as smoking

Researchers found that potential DNA damage from e-cigarettes increased with the number of puffs people took. A study by chemists at the University of CT offers new evidence that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are potentially as harmful as tobacco cigarettes .



Wolf responds to Sessions' request to remove legal protections for medical marijuana

Wolf wrote that Sessions" request to undo an amendment that "prevents the use of federal funds to disrupt states' efforts to implement "their own state laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession or cultivation of medical marjiuana' is misguided" and that if necessary he will ask Pennsylvania's attorney general to take legal action "to protect our residents and state sovereignty".


Official talks on Brexit to start Monday

Official talks on Brexit to start Monday

Britain will be the first member state ever to leave the bloc. Downing Street refused to comment on the contents of the Queen's Speech, adding that the new Leader of the Commons, Andrea Leadsom, will make an announcement on the date of the state opening "in due course".