Tag: health news

9 Florida students hospitalized for eating ‘THC-laced candy’

Authorities say nine students from a Florida charter school ate marijuana-infused candy and were hospitalized with stomach pains. News outlets report students between the ages of 10 and 11 from Renaissance Charter School at Cooper City were hospitalized Friday. News outlets say the students were expected to be released Friday. A statement from school spokeswoman

Bayer sells Dr. Scholl’s foot care business to Boston firm

German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer AG says U.S. investment firm Yellow Wood Partners will buy its Dr. Scholl’s foot care business for $585 million. Bayer said Monday that the sale will enable it to “focus on building its core over-the-counter brands.” It said that Yellow Wood Partners, based in Boston, will create a stand-alone

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that the man declared the 32 pounds of meat on June 26 when his flight arrived from the Ivory Coast. The meat was confiscated

CVS moves into dental care with teeth-straightening service

CVS Health is venturing into dental care with plans to offer a relatively new teeth-straightening service. The drugstore chain said Thursday that it will add SmileDirectClub locations to hundreds of its stores, where customers can get started on getting their teeth straightened without an in-person visit with a dentist or orthodontist. That lack of an