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U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 54, hospitalizations to 2,506

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a Juul vaporizer in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 26, 2019. Picture taken September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage (Reuters) – U.S. health officials said on Thursday two more deaths occurred since last week from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the total toll to 54. The Centers for Disease […]

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Former US president Jimmy Carter admitted to South Georgia hospital

Former US President Jimmy Carter, 95, was admitted to the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia, over the past weekend for a urinary tract infection, according to a press release issued by the Carter Center, Trend reports citing Sputnik. The Carter Center stressed that the former US president “is feeling better and looks forward […]

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Georgia jail’s ‘Barracks’ aims to help incarcerated veterans with extra resources

A new housing unit within the Gwinnett County Jail in Georgia is aiming to provide military-veteran inmates with additional resources to help them transition back into society upon their release. The 70-bed unit known as “The Barracks,” a specialized therapeutic program northeast of Atlanta, has aimed to give both violent and non-violent offenders a second chance at life. Sheriff […]

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