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WASHINGTON: U.S. regulators on Thursday approved a portable device to treat painkiller overdoses that people without medical training can use in emergency situations, a move to combat the rise of deaths from the abuse of opioids, including heroin.
LONDON: The American wife of an heir to the Tetra Pak drinks carton fortune has been found dead in London, police said on Tuesday, and a man who may be Eva Rausing's husband was arrested in connection with her death and on suspicion of drugs possession.
I USED to be one of two people responsible for the biochemistry lab in the hospital. It served to confirm a doctor’s initial suspicions. We could get back with reasonably accurate measurements of a patient’s blood sugar or electrolyte levels; a chemical or enzymatic profile of a patient’s liver or kidney, etc. Nowadays, it’s automated but we had to do it manually with titrations galore.
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CHICAGO: Oprah Winfrey has discovered she has a half-sister - a woman who was given up for adoption by Winfrey's mother nearly 50 years ago, when the talk show host was eight years old.