Hospital chain pledges to cut opioid prescriptions 40 percent by 2018 in face of painkiller epidemic

If Intermountain Healthcare reaches its goal, it will prescribe 5 million fewer opioid pills annually to patients in Utah and southern Idaho. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Kamala Harris, polling at 3 percent, hearing calls for campaign manager’s resignation

Sen. Kamala Harris, whose campaign cut staff in a dramatic restructuring last month, is now polling at just 3 percent, tying her with Michael Bloomberg for fifth place among the Democratic Party’s presidential nominees — according to a poll released Friday — even … Read more…

Nationals owner Mark Lerner on Anthony Rendon: ‘We certainly want to keep him. That’s 110 percent.’

Lerner spoke with reporters ahead of Game 4 of the NLCS on Tuesday. Washington Nationals BEST DEAL UPDATE(UK): SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50 percent more likely to be overweight, obese

A new study reveals that children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 percent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population. Child Development News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL DISCOUNT DEAL UPDATE: