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Family behind drug company sued over toll of opioids

The family that owns a drug company is now being sued over the toll of opioid painkillers in one New York county — and it’s likely to be sued by hundreds more. Well over 1,000 lawsuits filed by state and local governments blame drug companies for a crisis of addiction and overdoses across the country. … Continue reading Family behind drug company sued over toll of opioids

LOS ANGELES | Family: Rapper Mac Miller has died at age 26

LOS ANGELES— Mac Miller, the platinum hip-hop star whose rhymes vacillated from party raps to lyrics about depression and drug use, and earned kudos from the likes of Jay-Z and Chance the Rapper, has died at the age of 26. His family said in a statement that Miller died Friday but gave no further details. … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Family: Rapper Mac Miller has died at age 26

NEW YORK | Franklin’s family says eulogy was offensive and distasteful

NEW YORK— The late Aretha Franklin’s family says it found an Atlanta pastor’s eulogy delivered at the Queen of Soul’s funeral last week to be offensive and distasteful. The singer’s nephew Vaughn Franklin said Monday that the family was taken by surprise at the Reverend Jasper Williams Jr.’s words. There was heavy social media criticism … Continue reading NEW YORK | Franklin’s family says eulogy was offensive and distasteful

Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics, Alabama Department of Public Health promote healthy bedtime routines through ‘Brush, Book, Bed’

MONTGOMERY, AL – Good oral hygiene, reading and regular bedtimes are three simple life skills that pediatricians in 12 Alabama practices are reinforcing through Brush, Book, Bed (BBB), a new statewide program of the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AL-AAP) and its early literacy arm, Reach Out and Read-Alabama (ROR-AL). Made possible … Continue reading Alabama Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics, Alabama Department of Public Health promote healthy bedtime routines through ‘Brush, Book, Bed’