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LAX passenger from Mexico City receives medical treatment amid coronavirus fears

LAX passenger from Mexico City receives medical treatment amid coronavirus fearsThere have been three incidents thought to involve coronavirus this week, including one on a flight to LAX that did not originate in Asia.



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Sackler-owned opioid maker goes global with OD treatment

Sackler-owned opioid maker goes global with OD treatmentSome conference attendees were stunned when they saw the booth’s company logo: Mundipharma, the international affiliate of Purdue Pharma — the maker of the opioid, OxyContin, widely blamed for unleashing the American overdose epidemic. “You’re in the business of selling medicine that causes addiction and overdoses, and now you’re in the business of selling medicine that treats addiction and overdoses?” asked Dr. Andrew Kolodny, an outspoken critic of Purdue who has testified against the company in court. As Purdue Pharma buckles under a mountain of litigation and public protest in the United States, its foreign affiliate, Mundipharma, has expanded abroad, using some of the same tactics to sell the addictive opioids that made its owners, the Sackler family, among the richest in the world.



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White House launches website aimed at addiction treatment

White House launches website aimed at addiction treatmentThe Trump administration has unveiled a website aimed at helping millions of Americans with substance abuse issues learn about and locate treatment options. FindTreatment.gov is the latest development in the administration’s effort to address the nation’s opioid crisis. The White House said it believes the site, which went up Wednesday, will enable the tens of millions of Americans with a variety of substance abuse and mental health issues to better access the care they need. Kellyanne Conway, the counselor to President Donald Trump who is leading the White House response to the drug crisis, said the site is designed to provide “connectivity” between treatment providers and those who need help.



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Mother charged with murder of ‘terminally ill’ seven-year-old daughter she raised $22,000 for her treatment

Mother charged with murder of ‘terminally ill’ seven-year-old daughter she raised $  22,000 for her treatmentA mother who asked for donations to pay for her daughter’s medical treatment while ensuring she achieved a “bucket list” of experiences, has been accused of murdering the seven year old.Kelly Turner and not the multiple illnesses she claimed daughter Olivia Gant suffered from, led to her death in 2017, a grand jury indictment alleges.



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Woman Claims She Gave Birth Alone in Denver County Jail Cell with No Medical Treatment

Woman Claims She Gave Birth Alone in Denver County Jail Cell with No Medical TreatmentA woman has filed a lawsuit after she said she was forced to deliver a baby alone on a bench in a jail cell at the Denver County Jail.



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27 children removed from Montana treatment facility over allegations of 'egregious' abuse

27 children removed from Montana treatment facility over allegations of 'egregious' abuseThe allegations include physical and psychological abuse and assault at the Ranch for Kids in Rexford, Montana health officials said Tuesday.



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EU parliament condemns US treatment of migrants

EU parliament condemns US treatment of migrantsThe European Parliament on Thursday condemned the United States’ treatment of migrants arriving at its border with Mexico, drawing a rebuke from the American ambassador in Brussels. The parliament passed a motion deploring what it called the “appalling conditions” in US immigration detention facilities as President Donald Trump takes a tough line on the flow of undocumented migrants coming to the country from Central America. Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the EU, said the parliament had “missed the mark”, and that Washington was seeking to protect legitimate asylum seekers while deterring “those with false/meritless claims”.



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AOC, Kellyanne Conway trade blows over the treatment of migrants in detention

AOC, Kellyanne Conway trade blows over the treatment of migrants in detentionOcasio-Cortez accused Conway of defending the "clear and indefensible." Conway shot back later, saying that Ocasio-Cortez was "all talk, no dollars."



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Ebola treatment center in Congo reopens after attack

Ebola treatment center in Congo reopens after attackAn Ebola treatment center located at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was attacked last month, the country’s health ministry said on Saturday. The center run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the district of Katwa was set on fire on Feb. 24 by unknown attackers, forcing staff to evacuate patients. “For now it is managed by the ministry in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF,” it said, referring to the United Nations children’s fund.



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Amy Klobuchar, latest presidential candidate, faces questions about temperament, treatment of staff

Amy Klobuchar, latest presidential candidate, faces questions about temperament, treatment of staffOn the day she announced her intention to run for the presidency, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., faced intense headwinds in the form of reports that she has been routinely demeaning to her employees.



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