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Anti-abortion effort gathers steam ahead of Trump presidency, research finds

Reuters Health News - January 19, 2017 - 6:32am
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - While abortion rights advocates look ahead to the U.S. presidency of Donald Trump with trepidation, obstacles to women seeking to end unwanted pregnancies already are gathering intensity, research showed on Thursday.
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Trump's election means end of the American Century

Pharma news - January 19, 2017 - 5:00am

Donald Trump’s election repudiates the political establishment's long-cherished ideal of an essential, expansive America.


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Indian surrogate mothers grab last chance to make babies ahead of impending ban

Reuters Health News - January 19, 2017 - 12:04am
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Inside a bungalow in a plush residential area of Gurugram, on the outskirts of New Delhi, a group of women in different stages of pregnancy share the hope their babies will be delivered safely - or risk losing the chance of big money, forever.
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Trump to name Perdue as agriculture secretary

Pharma news - January 18, 2017 - 10:45pm

Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue served on Donald Trump's agricultural advisory committee during his campaign.


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Assange backtracks on extradition pledge

Pharma news - January 18, 2017 - 7:54pm

The WikiLeaks founder retreats from his vow to accept extradition to the U.S. if Chelsea Manning is granted clemency.


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Does the size of the inaugural crowd matter?

Pharma news - January 18, 2017 - 7:42pm

Approximately 1.8 million people flocked to Washington for President Obama's first inauguration in 2009.


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Trump's health pick: No Medicare overhaul

Pharma news - January 18, 2017 - 7:13pm

Rep. Tom Price is grilled by senators about his health care investments and Obamacare repeal.


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Blood pressure care in U.S. improving, but disparities remain

Reuters Health News - January 18, 2017 - 7:11pm
(Reuters Health) - Treatment of high blood pressure is improving in the United States, but a new study suggests white people are seeing more improvements than black or Hispanic people.
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FDA issues draft guidance to better medical product labeling

Reuters Health News - January 18, 2017 - 6:56pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. health regulator issued draft guidance, recommending ways to communicate promotional materials and additional information that is not on the label of medical products.
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Person-to-person contact may cause most drug-resistant TB cases

Reuters Health News - January 18, 2017 - 6:04pm
(Reuters Health) - The worst form of drug-resistant tuberculosis isn't just arising from inadequate treatment, it's mostly being spread from person to person, according to a new study of hundreds of cases in South Africa that has important implications for how the deadly disease is treated.
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Trump health pick defends stocks, says Americans won't lose insurance

Reuters Health News - January 18, 2017 - 5:53pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to head the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defended his stock holdings and proposals to dismantle Obamacare on Wednesday, saying Americans would not suddenly lose health insurance.
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Obama’s message to those upset about Trump

Pharma news - January 18, 2017 - 5:09pm

In his final press conference, the outgoing president defends the press corps that President-elect Donald Trump likes to bash.


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Global coalition aims to outpace epidemics with new vaccines

Reuters Health News - January 18, 2017 - 5:03pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - A global coalition of governments, health specialists and philanthropists will launch a new plan on Thursday to "outsmart" future disease epidemics with a fund to prepare and create new vaccines.
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Successful pregnancy possible even with heart defects

Reuters Health News - January 18, 2017 - 4:57pm
(Reuters Health) - Women who are born with high-risk heart defects can have successful pregnancies if they get the right medical support, according to new U.S. guidelines.
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Here's how Trump will tackle Mexico and China

Pharma news - January 18, 2017 - 4:05pm

Wilbur Ross is the president-elect's point man on trade, and he gave some important clues during his confirmation hearing.


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Nikki Haley supports Jerusalem embassy move

Pharma news - January 18, 2017 - 3:56pm

Donald Trump's choice to be the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. backs a decision sure to be controversial.


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Haley hopes to 'educate' Trump on foreign policy

Pharma news - January 18, 2017 - 3:56pm

The South Carolina governor differs sharply with the president-elect on a range of issues, including the importance of the United Nations.


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Vape companies try to galvanize Trump administration to ease FDA rules

Reuters Health News - January 18, 2017 - 3:55pm
(Reuters) - As tobacco and vaping companies focus on new smoking products that are potentially less harmful, the industry sees an opening for rolling back rules on these products under the Trump administration.
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Obama: Vote restrictions go back to Jim Crow

Pharma news - January 18, 2017 - 3:44pm

President Obama offered a reminder of the racist history behind some U.S. voting restrictions.


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Trump nominee pressed on Obamacare repeal

Pharma news - January 18, 2017 - 3:28pm

Rep. Tom Price, Trump's pick for health secretary, was not specific about what the Republicans' replace plan would entail.


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