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India's drug prices regulator calls for better oversight of private hospitals

Reuters Health News - September 22, 2017 - 7:56am
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's drug pricing authority called for better regulation of the country's massive private healthcare industry on Friday to ensure government efforts to cut prices benefit patients.
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The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 7:55am

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways.

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Trump Warns 'Madman' Kim Jong Un 'Will Be Tested Like Never Before'

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 7:37am

President Donald Trump called North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un a “madman” who would be “tested like never before” on Friday morning, hours after the rogue nation threatened to test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific.

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Hunter Accidentally Shoots Therapy Dog In Front Of Owner

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 7:17am

The owner wrote in a Facebook post the hunter shot Kaoru because "he thought she was a wolf surrounded by seven other dogs and 10 feet away from my teammate and me."

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Why There is Only One Option to Deal with North Korea: A Bloody War

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 6:25am

There are some months left for a brilliant diplomatic breakthrough that turns North Korea from the brink – these avenues must be energetically and exhaustively pursued. First, that the U.S. accepts North Korea developing nuclear-tipped ICBMs capable of reaching the continental homeland, thereby allowing Pyongyang to achieve a stable deterrence relationship.

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Heartbreak in Puerto Rico: 'We Don't Have Anything'

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 5:54am

Puerto Ricans are now returning home to face the devastation from Hurricane Maria.

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Tiny Dominica calls for help after Hurricane Maria

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 5:19am

The tiny Caribbean island of Dominica appealed for desperately-needed aid and helicopters following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria, which left the country struggling to survive without water or electricity. The island largely lost communications with the outside world after Maria plowed into it on Monday as a maximum-strength Category Five hurricane packing winds of 160 miles per hour (257 kilometers per hour). At least 15 people were killed on the island, with six deaths elsewhere in the Caribbean as the storm continued its destructive path north on Friday.

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Japan health minister to consider U.S. drug firms' views in pricing overhaul

Reuters Health News - September 22, 2017 - 4:44am
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will weigh the concerns of U.S. drug firms in its efforts to complete by year-end a drastic revision of its drug-pricing system, aimed at reining in medical spending and cutting the public burden, the health minister said on Friday.
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Please Stop Calling 911 To Report This Gruesome 'Decapitated Body'

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 4:14am

Halloween arrived early in one part of Tennessee and sparked a panicked 911 call to police.

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Australian police hunt killer of giant crocodile

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 3:43am

A manhunt has begun for the killer of a giant saltwater crocodile in Australia, as authorities warned its death would trigger more aggressive behaviour among younger crocs in the area. The carcass of a 5.2-metre (17-foot) adult male was found in the Fitzroy River in central Queensland on Thursday with a single gunshot wound to the head, the environment department said. "It is illegal to 'take' and kill a crocodile without authority and police will work closely with (the environment department) to locate the person responsible," Queensland police said.

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Storm Maria pitches Puerto Rico barrio into sunken 'Venice'

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 3:23am

By Dave Graham and Robin Respaut CATANO, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Wading through highways swamped by turbid waters that sloshed over scattered, sunken belongings, residents of this Puerto Rican barrio flooded by Hurricane Maria have begun emerging from their shattered homes. Lying southwest of the capital San Juan, the Juana Matos neighborhood in Catano municipality took a huge hit from Maria after the storm slammed winds of up to 155 mph (249 kmh) into Puerto Rico early on Wednesday, destroying or damaging an estimated 80 percent of housing in the working-class barrio. The storm, the second Category 5 hurricane to batter the Caribbean this month, claimed at least 32 lives across the region, including 15 in Puerto Rico, and shut down power and communications across the island of 3.4 million people.

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Poll: GOP tax reform not priority for Americans

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 3:00am

President Trump continues to push tax reform as the GOP's top policy this fall, but it may not be in line with what most Americans want.

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Woman accused of raping man at knifepoint could be spared jail

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 12:53am

Lestina Marie Smith, from Saginaw, Michigan, was 17 when she allegedly raped a 19-year-old man inside his car and threatened him with a knife. Ms Smith reportedly filmed the incident. Ms Smith, who is now 18, faced up to life in prison, but may now avoid a prison sentence after pleading “no contest to lesser charges”.

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Roche receives EU approval for Gazyvaro, European approval for Actemra

Reuters Health News - September 22, 2017 - 12:32am
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche said it has received European approval for its Actemra medication in giant cell arteritis (GCA), the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday.
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The Latest: Analyst says biggest fear is an atmospheric test

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 12:21am

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs (all times local):

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Kimmel, Atop Scorched Earth, Takes Aim At Trump Over Health Care Bill

Pharma news - September 22, 2017 - 12:15am

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel continued his crusade against a Senate bill meant to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Thursday night with a pointed attack against President Donald Trump.

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Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 10:48pm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The sky was darkening Thursday afternoon as 10-year-old Sarah Jimenez laid out three plastic buckets on her grandmother's patio in hopes of capturing rainwater.

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Jerry Lewis Left All Six Children from His First Marriage Out of His Will

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 9:37pm

Jerry Lewis certainly got in the last laugh when it comes to his strained relationship with his children.

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BYU lifts decades-long ban on caffeinated soft drink sales

Reuters Health News - September 21, 2017 - 7:09pm
(Reuters) - Brigham Young University has ended a 60-year ban on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks at its flagship campus in Provo, Utah, the Mormon Church-owned school said on Thursday.
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How North Korea Could Start World War III: A War Between Russia and America

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 6:57pm

Ultimately, while American attempts to shoot-down a North Korean missile are unlikely to trigger an accidental nuclear war, it might not be good idea stress the Russian early warning system. The best option—time permitting—would be to forewarn Moscow of any attempt to shoot down a North Korean missile. If the United States decides to attempt to shoot down future North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests using the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, it is likely that Russia’s early warning system will not mistake the interceptors for a potential nuclear attack.

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