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Hospital pharmacist charged in theft of 200K pills

 A major hospital’s former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills from the medical center over more than five years and has been charged under a state drug-kingpin law more often aimed at accused street dealers, narcotics prosecutors said Tuesday. Anthony D’Alessandro was arrested early Tuesday and awaiting arraignment. His lawyer didn’t immediately return a

Children Exposed to More Brain-Harming Chemicals Than Ever Before

 In recent years, the prevalence of developmental disorders such as autism, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and dyslexia have soared. While greater awareness and more sophisticated diagnoses are partly responsible for the rise, researchers say that the changing environment in which youngsters grow up may also be playing a role. In 2006, scientists from the Harvard