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Increased needle-sharing of the drug has since been linked to serious blood disorder cases in Tennessee in 2012 and a 2015 outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C in IN, officials said. The FDA indicated that if Endo declines to remove Opana ER voluntarily, the agency would withdraw approval for the opioid. "When we determined that the product had risky and unintended consequences, we made a decision to request its withdrawal from the market", Woodcock said.
  • This Job Will Literally Pay You to Cuddle With Cats

    This Job Will Literally Pay You to Cuddle With Cats

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    While mainly an activity for decompressing and removing oneself from the rigors of the working world, you can now parlay your unhealthy obsession with cats into a bonafide profession, and you don't need an extensive knowledge of dank memes to be considered for the job.
  • Fiduciary Rule's 'Soft Open' Makes Full Repeal Less Likely

    Fiduciary Rule's 'Soft Open' Makes Full Repeal Less Likely

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    Rejecting calls for a complete delay of the rule's implementation, the DOL said that along with the partial implementation on June 9, full implementation remains slated for January 1, 2018. "Retirement savers need an enforceable fiduciary standard and a Department of Labor that is prepared to hold firms accountable for compliance", Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of more than 200 consumer, labor civil rights and business groups, said in a statement that italicized its ...
  • No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise

    No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise

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    Past guidelines advised against juice for babies under six months, but doctors are concerned about childhood obesity and dental health. Even then, they should drink it sparingly. Furthermore, 100 percent fresh or reconstituted fruit juice can be a healthy part of the diet of children older than 1 year when consumed as part of a well-balanced diet.
  • FDA issues Boxed Warning for canagliflozin

    FDA issues Boxed Warning for canagliflozin

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    The FDA encourages health care professionals and patients to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of canagliflozin to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program at www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report or 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form.
  • Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries -Europol

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    But the agency added that some infections may not yet have been detected, and that existing infections can spread within networks. Dr Krishna Chinthapalli said the havoc wreaked on some health services in an worldwide cyber attack could encourage hackers to target hospitals.
  • Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- Happy Mother's Day

    Chicago Blackhawks Morning Links- Happy Mother's Day

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    Not being a mother yet on Mother's Day can be isolating. I wish I had my mother this Mother's Day , actually every day. And for many Gurgaonwallahs who are married, there is double planning and gifts involved, because of course you can't leave out your mom-in-law from Mother's Day celebrations.
  • Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

    Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

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    Around 90 percent of US children are vaccinated against hepatitis A and B and though no vaccine exists for hepatitis C , it can be treated with a relatively short course (12-week) of an oral anti-viral medication. There are other ways that the virus can be transmitted. Pierce County saw 32 new cases of acute hepatitis C in 2016. About 3.5 million people, mostly over 55, are infected.
  • Maryland regulators OK nation's largest offshore wind plan

    Maryland regulators OK nation's largest offshore wind plan

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    Department of Energy has found that no additional offshore wind projects are projected to be able to qualify for these tax credits before they expire. "Offshore wind is coming to the Atlantic Coast, and we want to be part of this exciting new industry". Growing offshore wind to scale will help attract new manufacturing and investment to states like Maryland that have business-friendly policies.
  • A week for recognizing mental health

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    May is Mental Health Month and calls attention to strategies and approaches that help all Americans achieve wellness and good mental and overall health. Say no to things that may be affecting your mental health. I paused and replied, "You're correct". When we learn the facts we can help others to dispel false ideas about mental health conditions.
  • Bill Shorten's Budget reply likely to be a scorcher

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    The Coalition want to increase the Medicare levy by 0.5 percentage points for nearly all Australians, which would equate to an extra $375 a year for those earning $75,000. But it was anxious that "the weakness of this government will turn $6 billion tax on the banks into a $6 billion charge on every Australian with a bank account or a mortgage".
  • Sunny weekend ahead? Weather update for 5/4-5

    Sunny weekend ahead? Weather update for 5/4-5

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    Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Light west wind increasing to 10 to 15 miles per hour in the morning. Rain is forecast to hold off most of the week, save for Friday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, the service said.
  • Buhari receives 82 freed Chibok girls

    Buhari receives 82 freed Chibok girls

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    Adesina said Buhari had planned to leave in the afternoon on Sunday, but had to wait to receive the 82 Chibok schoolgirls, who were freed by their Boko Haram abductors. "So when you do have individuals that are being released back into the group, any impact that they may have in enhancing Boko Haram's operational capabilities will more than likely be limited to the specified area where they are deployed, as opposed to having a wide impact on the trajectory of the insurgency, " he said.
  • BC Liberals 'stand corrected' on claims #IamLinda was NDP plant

    BC Liberals 'stand corrected' on claims #IamLinda was NDP plant

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    Later in Port Moody, Clark and her son Hamish served ice cream and chatted with people at a campaign event. She again warned supporters of the negative impact she insisted an NDP government would have on jobs. Over a third of British Columbians believe that the BC New Democratic Party (NDP) would fare worse than the BC Liberals when it comes to job creation, according to a recent survey by Insights West.
  • Cinco de Mayo in Trump era leaves Mexican-Americans torn

    Cinco de Mayo in Trump era leaves Mexican-Americans torn

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    Palenque's barbacoa tacos consist of spiced, braised beef topped with cilantro and onions in a corn tortilla. "We are, as the saying goes, with a few exceptions, a nation of immigrants, and that's as true today as it was at the hour of America's birth", Pence said during the ceremony, which was attended by members of the Hispanic community, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and Mexican Ambassador Gerónimo Gutierrez.
  • Does Baby Powder Cause Cancer? Another Jury Says Yes

    Does Baby Powder Cause Cancer? Another Jury Says Yes

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    J&J was hit with verdicts of $72 million, $55 million and $ 70 million in talcum powder lawsuits past year, while winning its first trial in 2017. The plaintiff in the just concluded trial Louis Slemp, of Wise, Virginia, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012.
  • World's heaviest woman leaves hospital 715 pounds lighter

    World's heaviest woman leaves hospital 715 pounds lighter

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    A green corridor organised by Mumbai Police has been formed to assist in transporting Eman from the hospital to Gate No 5 of Terminal 2 at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport in Mumbai . Ms. Ahmed was scheduled to leave the hospital at 10.30 am however there was a delay. "It was necessary to confirm that everything is in order", Shaina NC said.
  • Espionage racket: UP ATS rounds up two more ISI operatives in Mumbai

    Espionage racket: UP ATS rounds up two more ISI operatives in Mumbai

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    Mumbai: The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Thursday made another arrest from the city in connection with the alleged global espionage case busted in Faizabad, U.P. Officers claimed that Qureshi was in contact with people associated with the ISI and had been getting instructions from the agency to deposit money in Ali's bank accounts.
  • Facing deadline, group says most Wisconsin dairy farms find new buyer

    Facing deadline, group says most Wisconsin dairy farms find new buyer

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    It would have been fascinating to be in the briefing room when Trump got his first Canadian dairy briefing. That's right. Supply management. Mainly, it is one of disbelief. The words consumer or even customer have no meaning. For the farm, it's a loss of production. They work for the state, not for the economy. "Canadian dairy practices are not to be blamed for the conditions USA processors and farmers are facing", she said.
  • Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Announces Senate Bid

    Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Announces Senate Bid

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    Moore pledged to help Donald Trump "make America great again" by first returning the country to fidelity to God and the traditional family. Moore will run in what is expected to be a crowded GOP primary to fill the seat vacated by now U.S.
  • Clemson's Mike Williams drafted by LA Chargers

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    The Los Angeles Chargers have selected wide receiver Mike Williams from Clemson with the No. 7 overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia on Thursday. If we can't move out or we don't move up, I think we're in a good spot. Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson was the star of the team's national championship run, but he leaned on Williams often.
  • Senators head to "commander in chief's house" for North Korea briefing

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    The meeting will be attended by some of Trump's top cabinet members, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson-who will chair the meeting- and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. He argued that all options remained on the table, saying that "we want to bring Kim Jong Un to his senses, not to his knees". "Working with China for the first time - they have really been our partner in trying to make sure that we hold him at bay, and I think it's a new day when you've got China and the United States ...
  • Red Sox And Yankees Postponed

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    Sale has easily been the front-runner in the Cy Young race so far after allowing a total of only three runs through his first four starts for a spectacular 0.91 ERA, yet his record stands at 1-1 because his offense has only provided him an average of 2.50 runs per start.
  • Malawi selected for malaria vaccine trials

    Malawi selected for malaria vaccine trials

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    Nearly half of the world's population is at risk of malaria, but sub-Saharan Africa is disproportionately affected by the disease, which is spread by mosquitoes infected with a parasite. There are millions of people who still do not have access to the services they need to prevent and treat malaria, warned the source. It is understood that the vaccine will be tested on children between five to 17 months old to see whether its protective effects shown so far in clinical trials can hold up ...
  • TV host Jimmy Kimmel jokes about legal marijuana in Canada

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    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made good on his campaign promise to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. While eight USA states and the District of Columbia have voted to legalise recreational marijuana, the White House has suggested that the Department of Justice will do more to enforce federal laws prohibiting recreational marijuana, raising concerns over how Canada's approach will coexist with a potential U.S.