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After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits — most from state and local governments. "Like families across America, we have deep compassion for the victims of the opioid crisis," Sackler family members said in the statement, which called the settlement plan a "historic step towards providing critical resources that address a tragic public health situation." But the filing may not get either the drugmaker or the Sacklers off the legal hook. About half the states and lawyers representing at least 1,000 local governments have agreed to the tentative settlement, which the company says could be worth $ 10 billi
‘Time outs’ don’t do any harm, parents told

‘Time outs’ don’t do any harm, parents told

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Using "time outs" to discipline children is not going to harm them or your relationship with them, US research suggests.Despite criticism of the "naughty step" strategy, children's anxiety did not increase and neither did their aggressive behaviour, the eight-year study of families found.But a UK psychologist said the key was how the technique was used.And not all children responded to authoritarian forms of discipline.The study, by the University of Michigan, tracked almost 1,400 families and their parenting strategies at three, five and 10 years old.The researchers measured children's positivity and negativity to parents, and their mental health and social skills - using games, observations and video-taped interactions.At three...
25 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

25 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

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Try this recipe: Ancho Sweet Potato Latkes Sweet potatoes give the traditional latke a nice fall twist. They'll come out of the oven super crispy and are great topped with Greek yogurt. Ingredients: sweet potato, yellow onion, all-purpose flour, cornstarch, eggs, kosher salt, ground cumin, ancho chile powder, Greek yogurt, lime juice, canola oil, toasted pumpkin seed, fresh chives Calories: 346 Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
25 Amazing Apple Recipes

25 Amazing Apple Recipes

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Yes, you can eat pie à la mode eve when on a diet! This slice has only 4 grams of fat—15 less than some traditional recipes—and still boasts a tender, flaky crust. A mix of Gala and Granny Smith apples guarantees a perfect filling. Ingredients: Flour, whole-wheat flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, unsalted butter, reduced-fat cream cheese, water, lemons, Gala and Granny Smith apples, brown sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, egg, low-fat vanilla ice cream Calories: 260 per slice Try this recipe: Ultimate Apple Pie