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Infant’s Death Considered A Crime

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An infant is dead and an Athens man is in custody on felony child endangerment charges. On Tuesday, EMS workers were called to a home on West State Street, in Athens, to tend to an unresponsive child. The baby was pronounced dead at O’Bleness Hospital. According to the Athens Police, The preliminary autopsy report indicated… Read More

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New York AG Serves Subpoenas On Opioid Distributors, One Ohio-Based

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has served subpoenas on two opioid distributors as part of a multi-state investigation into their marketing and sales practices. The subpoenas seek company records and communications relating to suspicious drug orders or cases in which opioids may have been improperly diverted by… Read More

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More W. Va. Counties Sue Over Opioids

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CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Two West Virginia counties have joined numerous others in suing pharmaceutical companies, drugstores and the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy over the state’s opioid crisis. The Exponent Telegram reports that Barbour and Taylor counties have hired lawyers from West Virginia and Florida to seek temporary and permanent restraining orders to curb practices they… Read More

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Episode 024 : Gretchen Dietrich

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Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Gretchen Dietrich climbed the ranks to become Commander of a Medical Support Squadron, located at NATO headquarters. Then she went to Washington, proud to be one of the leaders engaged in transforming the delivery of health services for military personnel and their families. When she retired from the Air Force… Read More