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Israeli mice sniff out bombs and vice

An Israeli company is aiming to revolutionise the way explosives, narcotics and even money are detected at airports, docks and border crossings with the help of specially trained covert agents.

dateNov 14, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Report: More than 100 million suffer lasting pain

(AP) -- At least 116 million U.S. adults experience long-lasting pain - the kind that lingers for weeks to months - and too often feel stigma rather than relief from a health care system poorly prepared to treat them, the ...

dateJun 29, 2011 in Health
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Senators target Internet narcotics

(AP) -- Two U.S. senators said Sunday they will ask federal authorities to crack down on a secretive narcotics market operated on the Internet with anonymous sales and untraceable currency.

dateJun 05, 2011 in Internet
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Pot docs face new rules in Colorado

(AP) -- Colorado's dispute over which doctors can recommend medical marijuana could become more confusing this week when state health authorities consider tighter limits at the same time lawmakers debate ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Other
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Clone ranger sniffs out airport drugs

A cloned sniffer dog has proved itself smarter than the average pup by detecting drugs at South Korea's main airport just weeks after starting service, officials said Wednesday.

dateAug 12, 2009 in Biotechnology
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FDA cracks down on unapproved narcotic painkillers

(AP) -- The government ordered 14 unapproved narcotic painkillers off the market Tuesday, prescription versions of potent morphine, hydromorphone and oxycodone. The Food and Drug Administration told nine manufacturers to ...

dateMar 31, 2009 in Medications
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Impact of narcotics is greater on mentally ill

Narcotics have an irreversible effect on the brains of people already suffering from mental illness, according to Dr. Stéphane Potvin of the Université de Montréal affiliated Centre de recherche Fernand-Seguin ...

dateFeb 06, 2009 in Other
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