Kentucky shatters its fatal overdose record; fentanyl blamed

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Fatal drug overdoses rose nearly 15% in Kentucky last year, surpassing 2,000 deaths as the increased use of fentanyl — a powerful synthetic opioid — resulted in a record death toll in the state, according to a report released Monday. The report showed that 2,250 Kentuckians died from drug overdoses in … Read more

Zimbabwe: Lucerne Project Will Not Only Reduce Cattle Deaths…

Agri — Insight It’s so toothsome that cows will always enjoy wolfing it down! Farmers fondly call it the ‘king of forage’ for its high nutritive value. That’s lucerne! Lucerne (Medicago sativa) is also known as ‘alfalfa,’ which means ‘best fodder’ — and this says it all. It yields a large volume of high quality … Read more

Back pain? It could be a symptom of spinal damage

As the world as a whole moves forward into a hi tech world the invasion of computer technology, email and the internet has brought with it both positive and negative results, both globally and in Sri Lanka. While the positive results have already reaped a fruitful harvest- proved by the booming economy in many countries, … Read more

NY advocates fight to treat addiction, mental health

Advocate Avi Israel told Capital Tonight the story of a 30-something-year-old-man named Michael who has been in and out of addiction treatment facilities for years. Michael will successfully get sober, but sobriety will then lead to nightmares, anxiety, night sweats and emotional terror. Israel thinks Michael may have post-traumatic stress disorder. Michael will admit to … Read more

Ghana: NLA Organises Free Health Screening for Korle Worko Residents

At least 1000 people received free health screening at a health fair organised by the Good Causes Foundation under the National Lottery Authority (NLA) in Accra last Monday. Estimated to cost GH¢200, 000, the fair afforded residents in and around Korle Worko in the capital the opportunity to renew or get new National Health Insurance … Read more

Gov. Inslee’s Office Organizes Pro-Abortion Rally in Seattle Tues

It’s rather ironic that Gov. Inslee can react very swiftly in certain situations, but not in others. Inslee’s office organizes pro-abortion (women’s rights) rally It’s been less than 36 hours since news began to filter out about a leak concerning the Supreme Court, that was published in the left-leaning publication Politico. The report says the … Read more

David LeBoeuf, Ma State Rep, Apologizes After OUI Arrest – NBC Boston

A Massachusetts state representative arrested earlier this week on drunken driving charges apologized for his actions on Twitter on Thursday, saying he is working to get treatment. “I am deeply sorry for my egregious lapse in judgment,” Rep. David LeBoeuf said on Twitter. “I am thankful there were no injuries and recognize the pain I … Read more

Civil defense is trending in Taiwan after Ukraine war | Military News

Taipei, Taiwan – Late on an April weeknight, the mood in a basement office workshop in Taipei is surprisingly upbeat as participants take turns wrapping each other in homemade stretchers and learn how to pack a gunshot wound. The event, organized by a non-governmental organization Forward Alliance, is the first of a series of workshops … Read more

Ghana: KBTH Offers Korle Gonno Community Free Health Screening

More than 300 residents of Korle Gonno, a community within the Ablekuma South Sub-Metropolitan have benefited from a health outreach program organised by the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) over the weekend. Organised under the theme “Reaching out to our communities, improving universal health coverage” the outreach sought to renew the relationship between the KBTH … Read more

Once vilified, Japan’s GSDF are now ‘indispensable deterrent’ in Okinawa

This supplied photo taken in April 2020 at Naha Airport shows defused unexploded bombshells collected by Ground Self-Defense Force personnel. (Photo courtesy of GSDF 15th brigade/Kyodo) TOKYO (Kyodo) — In October 1972, just five months after Okinawa had reverted to Japanese sovereignty, thousands gathered outside a Ground Self-Defense Force base that was about to open … Read more