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US Committee backs Glaxo's shingles vaccine

Zostavax has been around for more than a decade, but it may not be as effective as this new vaccine, especially in older patients. Also today, ACIP recommended that a third dose of MMR vaccine shoul...

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4.6-magnitude natural disaster reported near Lompoc

4.6-magnitude natural disaster reported near Lompoc

A shallow 4.3 magnitude quake shook Santa Barbara County on Thursday afternoon, but no damage has yet been reported. Students waited in recreation fields for about 45 minutes until they were able to...

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Fisher-Price recalls infant motion seats due to 'fire hazard'

Fisher-Price recalls infant motion seats due to 'fire hazard'

So far no injuries have been reported. In a statement, Fisher-Price owner Mattel said it voluntarily issued the recall with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission "in support of maintaining t...

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Georgia ACA health insurance rates in nation's top 10

Georgia ACA health insurance rates in nation's top 10

Georgia's premiums on the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchange markets aren't just going up. How does this impact our health care system - nationally, and here in CT? Enrollment opens No...

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This New RNA Editing Technique Could Help Delete Some Diseases

This New RNA Editing Technique Could Help Delete Some Diseases

Attached to CRISPR's bloodhound molecule, ABE works "at virtually any target site in genomic DNA", Liu said. Professor David Liu , from Harvard University, who led the USA research, said: "We devel...

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Founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics arrested in Phoenix

Founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics arrested in Phoenix

John Kapoor , the billionaire founder and former CEO of the Chandler pharmaceutical company, Insys Therapeutics , was arrested Thursday morning in Phoenix. Weinreb said in a statement. He is represen...

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Mental health at work - 300000 a year lose their job to illnesses

A new report has found one in six British workers struggle with mental health issues and hundreds of thousands lose their jobs as a result. The review also claims that mental health problems cost th...

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Fisher-Price recalls infant motion seats

Fisher-Price recalls infant motion seats

Due to several claims and cases regarding overheating and fires, Fisher-Price is now recalling one of its popular items. Both of these seats have been available for nationwide purchase in places l...

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UN adds more items to list of prohibited goods for N. Korea

UN adds more items to list of prohibited goods for N. Korea

Otto was arrested by North Korean police in 2016 after being charged with stealing a propaganda poster from a hotel. The act allows the USA administration to sanction not only the global financial org...

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Earnings Under Scrutiny For Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK)

WINTON GROUP Ltd reduced its stake in Alaska Air Group, Inc . The consensus target price is $88.41 with 3 firms rating the stock a strong buy, 4 firms rating the stock a buy, 5 firms rating the stock...

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Perera to lead Sri Lanka for Pakistan T20Is

Perera to lead Sri Lanka for Pakistan T20Is

Sarfraz said everything was fine after the investigation. I was not scared when I informed about it, but became scared after I saw myself on the television. "Maybe they don't have big names but thei...

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Experts highlight importance of checking breasts in bid to beat cancer

Experts highlight importance of checking breasts in bid to beat cancer

Currently, AAHD and Susan G. Komen Foundation are partnering to educate women with disabilities in the District of Columbia about breast cancer awareness, risks and prevention. Breast cancer has a ...

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Fears deadly plague in Madagascar could spread via flights

Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC). CNN reports that more than 1,192 people since August have been infected with the plague, and that 124 have died. The vir...

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Question mark looms over Nawaz's appearance for NAB hearing tomorrow

Giving the example of Pakistan Peoples Party leader Sharjeel Memon's comments on his arrest that Nawaz's son-in-law is given bail by a trial court but he isn't, Chaudhry commented that a commoner feel...

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You can link Aadhar with govt schemes till Mar 31

You can link Aadhar with govt schemes till Mar 31

The Centre had last extended the deadline for obtaining Aadhaar for availing government schemes and subsidies by three months to 31 December. However, "those having Aadhaar would be required to seed i...

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Bipartisan Obamacare fix would cut U.S. deficit: nonpartisan analysis

Bipartisan Obamacare fix would cut U.S. deficit: nonpartisan analysis

Senator Orrin Hatch and Congressman Kevin Brady, top Republican lawmakers, unveiled a new proposal to shore up the Affordable Care Act, challenging a separate bipartisan compromise among their f...

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Health officials bracing for very busy flu season

Health officials bracing for very busy flu season

During the first official week of flu season, from October 1-7, six hospitalizations were reported. The flu seasons typically lasts until late April. The nasal-spray flu vaccine is not available. Fl...

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Third Type Of Diabetes Often Mis-Diagnosed

Third Type Of Diabetes Often Mis-Diagnosed

The data showed diabetes following pancreatic disease was more common than type 1 diabetes (2.59 [95% CI: 2.38-2.81] per 100,000 person-years vs. 1.64 [95% CI: 1.47-1.82]; P 0.001). Of these cases...

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How The Clinton Campaign And DNC Are Connected To The Trump Dossier

How The Clinton Campaign And DNC Are Connected To The Trump Dossier

The report did not state how much Fusion GPS was paid for the work. The House Intelligence Committee is now embroiled in a legal battle over records that could provide further information about who ...

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Flesh-eating bacteria from Harvey claims another area victim working to rebuild Houston

Flesh-eating bacteria from Harvey claims another area victim working to rebuild Houston

The two other cases that have been reported were in the Houston area. "He has a lot of friends here in Galveston that love him". Josue Zurita, 31, was helping rebuilding efforts in the Galveston are...

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Maryland Track Coach Accused of Abusing 42 Kids

Maryland Track Coach Accused of Abusing 42 Kids

Several of the incidents were allegedly captured on video. The State's Attorney for Charles County says Bell is accused of abusing boys aged between 11 and 17 at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School, his h...

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Biodegradable Plastic Packaging Market Growth Driving Factor, Consumption Forecast 2017 to 2022

Report Description Passive temperature-controlled packaging solutions consist of specially designed packaging shippers and containers that maintain a controlled temperature environment to limit expos...

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Digging Through Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (NASDAQ:TNDM) Technicals

When applying indicators for technical analysis, traders and investors might want to look at the ATR or Average True Range. RSI for instance is now at 23.90. Over the past month the firm's stock is -5...

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Schlumberger NV (SLB) Given New $81.00 Price Target at Morgan Stanley

It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, twenty-one have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a...

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Scientists edited pig genes and accidentally made bacon healthier

Scientists edited pig genes and accidentally made bacon healthier

By editing this tag, scientists are able to target the enzyme to specific regions of DNA and make precise cuts, wherever they like. The CRISPR modification is meant to help the pigs adapt to colder we...

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Sana Iqbal wrote about torture

Sana Iqbal wrote about torture

Sana covered 38,000 km by a bike during her solo mission. She later graduated to Royal Enfield Electra 350 cc. Her last post in Facebook casts light on her commitment in raising awareness about depres...

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Fans' mad scramble for tickets as Kolkata get Brazil vs England bonus

Fans' mad scramble for tickets as Kolkata get Brazil vs England bonus

For Brazil, the England challenge awaits in the semi-final at the very same stadium after Federation Internationale de Football Association ruled that the pitch in Guwahati, which has been affected ...

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'Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built' Trailer

'Winchester: The House That Ghosts Built' Trailer

They've also been tasked with reviving the Saw series with Jigsaw , which hits theaters this Friday. The mansion was built from the ground-up to be deliberately confusing, with doors opening to not...

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United Kingdom vets help bear with 'monstrously enlarged' tongue

An Asiatic Black Bear cub in Myanmar had a tongue that was so swollen, it dragged along the ground when it walked. By June 2017, an worldwide team of experts was called in to address the deteriora...

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European Parliament votes to ban glyphosate by 2022 in non-binding vote

European Parliament votes to ban glyphosate by 2022 in non-binding vote

The European Commission will seek to extend the license of glyphosate - the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide - for between five and seven years, a spokesman for the Commission said ...

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