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Weight Watchers stock spikes after Oprah reveal

Pharma news - December 22, 2016 - 10:30am

Shares of the weight-loss company soar after Oprah says she lost more than 40 pounds since joining.

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New report on Snowden's ties to Russia

Pharma news - December 22, 2016 - 9:36am

Despite his denials, the ex-NSA contractor remains in contact with intelligence services, a House panel asserts.

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Kellyanne Conway lands White House job

Pharma news - December 22, 2016 - 9:28am

Donald Trump names his former campaign manager to a top West Wing position.

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Delta: Passenger removed for 'provocative' behavior

Pharma news - December 22, 2016 - 8:54am
The airline refuted Adam Saleh's claim that he got kicked off the plane because was speaking Arabic while on the phone.
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How Berlin attack suspect slipped through net

Pharma news - December 22, 2016 - 8:26am

German officials had deemed Anis Amri a potential threat long before Monday's deadly truck attack.

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Brazil's Hypermarcas in talks to sell diaper unit to Belgium's Ontex

Reuters Health News - December 22, 2016 - 6:07am
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Belgium's Ontex Group NV said on Thursday it is in advanced talks to buy the diapers business of Hypermarcas SA , Brazil's most diversified pharmaceutical firm.
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The year in verse: A poet's take on 2016

Pharma news - December 22, 2016 - 5:00am

Jerry Adler, Yahoo News' poet-in-residence, offers his impression of the year that is ending.

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A Trumpian Christmas Carol

Pharma news - December 22, 2016 - 5:00am

Major missteps or broken promises by the U.S. president-elect could awaken ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future.

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China confirms third human bird flu infection, stirs fears of spread

Reuters Health News - December 22, 2016 - 4:51am
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has found two more cases of human bird flu infection, bringing this week's total to three and stoking fears the deadly virus could spread at a time when other Asian nations are battling to control outbreaks of the disease.
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Roche's emicizumab haemophilia drug succeeds in trial

Reuters Health News - December 22, 2016 - 1:41am
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche Holding AG's emicizumab drug for treating haemophilia A showed it worked in a phase III study, the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday.
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Report: Russian DNC hackers linked to more attacks

Pharma news - December 22, 2016 - 12:00am

The same Russian hackers who targeted the Democratic National Committee have been linked to attacks on Ukrainian military forces.

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North Carolina rebuffs transgender bathroom law repeal

Reuters Health News - December 21, 2016 - 11:28pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's Republican-controlled legislature on Wednesday rejected a bid to repeal a state law restricting bathroom access for transgender people, which has drawn months of protests and boycotts by opponents decrying the measure as discriminatory.
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Repeal of North Carolina LGBT law fails in bitter divide

Pharma news - December 21, 2016 - 10:08pm

The state’s legislators voted against repealing a law that has put the state at the center of a national debate over LGBT rights.

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Lewandowski on new firm: ‘I will not be a swamp creature’

Pharma news - December 21, 2016 - 9:36pm

Corey Lewandowski says his political consulting business will back candidates “who support the Trump agenda.”

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Mississippi church member charged in 'Vote Trump' arson

Pharma news - December 21, 2016 - 9:08pm

A 45-year-old black man is suspected of vandalizing and burning Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church a week before the election.

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Trump hotels reach deal with unions

Pharma news - December 21, 2016 - 6:29pm

The hotels in Las Vegas and Washington, D.C., said they have entered into agreements with more than 500 workers.

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Body image problems in teen girls tied to alcohol use

Reuters Health News - December 21, 2016 - 6:12pm
High school girls who have issues with body image and weight are more likely to be drinkers than ) their peers, a recent U.S. study suggests.
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ObGyns urge colleagues to create welcoming environments for trans teens

Reuters Health News - December 21, 2016 - 6:11pm
Obstetricians and gynecologists should create welcoming environments in their offices for transgender adolescents and should know how to care for those patients, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
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Trump ‘proven to be right’ after Berlin attack

Pharma news - December 21, 2016 - 5:40pm

The president-elect appears to stand by his plans for a temporary ban on Muslims and the creation of a Muslim registry.

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Manhunt underway for Berlin attack suspect

Pharma news - December 21, 2016 - 5:22pm

Police are searching for a "violent and armed" asylum-seeker from Tunisia with ties to Islamic extremists, officials say.

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