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8 people taken to hospitals after a HazMat incident at a Market Basket

  Boston.Com  Emergency personnel responded to the Market Basket in Rowley on Thursday afternoon for a report of an unknown gas leak, police and fire officials said in a release, referring to the situation as a “Tier 1 Hazmat incident.” The call came in at about 3 p.m., and the entire strip mall where the supermarket is located on Newburyport ...

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18 people sickened by carbon monoxide at apartment complex.

ABC13     HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Firefighters are responding to a carbon monoxide leak at the Raveneaux Apartments at 14500 Cutten Rd in northwest Harris County. Champions Fire Department confirms at least 18 people are being treated, and one person was airlifted via Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital. Firefighters on the scene believe the exposure was caused by a vehicle ...

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Suicide bombers kill more than 207 people and hurt 500 in ‘targeted attack on Christians’ on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka: Americans, British and Dutch among the dead in eight blasts at churches and five-star hotels

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FDA approves ketamine-like nasal spray for depression, “Esketamine“.

      FoxCarolina     The US Food and Drug Administration approved Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s esketamine on Tuesday for treatment-resistant depression; the drug is the chemical cousin of ketamine, the powerful anesthetic that has been used illegally as the club drug Special K. It will be sold as Spravato. More specifically, it’s for patients who have tried at least two ...

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Four transported after reported chlorine leak at chemical plant

WBRZ     GEISMAR – The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office has confirmed reports of a chlorine leak at an Ascension Parish plant early Monday morning. At approximately 5 a.m., the sheriff’s office received a call regarding the smell of chlorine coming from the area of Highway 30 near LA 73 in Geismar. A preliminary investigation revealed the leak originated from Westlake ...

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Mercury From Teeth Fillings Leads To Hazmat Response

CBS4 Boston    According to the Fall River Fire Department, a 51-year-old man tried to melt dental fillings, thinking they were silver. Actually, they were mercury. According to the Fall River’s district fire chief, the man’s grandfather was a dentist, and he got old fillings from him. Apparently, the man tried melting the fillings a couple of weeks ago, got ...

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4 Dead, 2 Adult, 2 Children After Carbon Monoxide Incident

  cbsnews.com   A tragic story out of Houston, TX over night resulted in the death of 4 people after a Carbon Monoxide Expsoure.   Two children and two adults died from carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday morning in Dallas, firefighters say. CBS Dallas reports Dallas Fire-Rescue responded to an emergency carbon monoxide call around 9:30 a.m. at a house under ...

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5 workers hospitalized after hydrofluoric acid leak at refinery near Delaware

DelawareOnline   Five people working at a Pennsylvania energy plant less than two miles from Claymont were hospitalized after a chemical leak occurred Wednesday morning.  The contract workers’ conditions were not available Wednesday, but they were being treated at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pennsylvania. Hydrofluoric acid is hydrogen fluoride when dissolved in water, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The chemical, even ...

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6 hospitalized after high levels of carbon monoxide at nursing home

WGN9 GLENVIEW, Ill. — At least six people were hospitalized Wednesday evening due to high levels of carbon monoxide at a Glenview nursing home. First responders reportedly evacuated an entire wing at the Glenview Terrace Nursing Home at 1511 Greenwood Ave.  There is no word on what caused the carbon monoxide leak.The investigation is ongoing.No further information was provided.   Create Life ...

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8 people suffer carbon monoxide poisoning at Bell Gardens home; 2 children critical

ABC7 BELL GARDENS, Calif. (KABC) — Two children were in critical condition after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning at a Bell Gardens home. Authorities responded to a home in the 5500 block of Clara Street around 9:17 a.m. When authorities arrived they found five adults and three children. Two of the children were rushed to a hospital in critical condition, while ...

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