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FACTS: Did a child really die from a ‘marijuana overdose?’


A report on the death of an 11-month-old is making headlines.

FDA warns of injury, death with herbal supplement kratom


Federal health authorities are warning about reports of injury, addiction and death with a herbal supplement that has been promoted as an alternative to opioid painkillers and other prescription drugs.

Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines


New medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition. That means now nearly half of U.S. adults have it.

West Virginia considering work requirements for Medicaid


West Virginia is considering adding employment requirements for roughly 170,000 people covered by Medicaid.

Police warn to wipe down shopping carts, but not because of germs


Police are advising shoppers to take a simple extra step that could save your life.

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