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FDA cautions against Glutathione pill

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is cautioning pregnant and lactating mothers to desist from taking Glutathione, a pill which is believed to lighten the skin of their babies. The FDA says any person who takes such products does so at her own risk because the Authority cannot guarantee its safety, quality and efficacy. The Chief Executive officer of the ...

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Privileges Committee suspends sitting over objections from Ken Agyapong’s lawyers

The Parliamentary committee examining alleged contemptuous comments by Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyapong, suspended sitting on Tuesday following objections raised by Mr. Agyapong’s lawyers. The first public sitting of the Privileges Committee of Parliament witnessed an abrupt end as the Committee received communication from some members who wanted to recuse themselves from the investigation into alleged contentious comments ...

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Rescue teams find missing boys, coach in cave with ‘signs of life’

Rescuers in Thailand rescued 12 boys and their soccer coach that had been trapped in a cave in Thailand for the ninth day, according to the Chiang Rai Governor.Rescuers had scrabbled to clear a constricted passageway for divers deep inside a flooded cave complex on Monday as the search for 12 boys and their soccer coach entered a ninth day.The ...

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Moree clan demands Amissah-Arthur body

Source: The Anana Kojo Yenadze Ebusua of Moree in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District of the Central Region wants the body of the late Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur brought home for burial. Head of the clan, Nana Sagoe Amanfo II, told’s Central Region correspondent Kwame Kakarba on Monday that they will not allow their son to be buried either in ...

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By Radha Hackman , MD Why would a healthy fit person collapse during exercise and die suddenly? In such a person there is usually an underlying heart condition. So, strenuous exercise would overburden the ailing heart, and they are more likely to suffer a heart attack or cardiac arrest. The two most common causes of sudden death during exercise are ...

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It’s been years in the making y’all, but it looks like Mayor Emanuel’s express train dreams are finally coming true. After issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for private companies to submit proposals for the long-awaited project in late 2017, Mayor Emmanuel and the City of Chicago have finally announced today that Elon Musk and his new venture, the Boring Company, have ...

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DOWNTOWN, SOUTH LOOP & RIVER NORTHCrime & Mayhem Even As Shootings Fall, Murders Remain High: 335 People Killed In 2017

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CHICAGO — Even while shootings have fallen from last year’s numbers, murder statistics in the city remain about the same. From Jan. 1 through Friday night, there had been 1,385 shootings — a 12.1 percent drop from 2016, when the city faced sharp criticism for a spike in shootings. Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson pointed to a focus on technology and intelligence work ...

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DOWNTOWN, SOUTH LOOP & RIVER NORTHHealth & Wellness Twins Born At Roosevelt Red Line Station Have Names, Are Doing Well

DOWNTOWN — The two twins born at the Roosevelt “L” stop on Wednesday morning officially have names. And, no, they’re not Roosevelt and State. The girls — who were born as their mother tried to take a train to the hospital — have been named Ja’miyla Giselle and Ju’niyla Brielle, according to a news release from Mercy Hospital, which is ...

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