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Many drug companies fail to conduct timely safety checks on medicines after FDA approval

Reuters Health News - September 21, 2017 - 11:13am
(Reuters Health) - In the rush to approve new medicines, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration often requires drug companies to study possible side effects and alternative doses for medicines once they hit the broader market.
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Trump jokes about 'deplorable' North Korea

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 11:10am

"I'm happy you used the world 'deplorable,’” Trump told South Korean President Moon Jae-in. “That's been a very lucky word for me and many millions of people."

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Russia warns US, says special forces helping Syrian troops

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 11:01am

Russia on Thursday issued a stern warning to U.S. forces and their allies in Syria, saying it has deployed Russian special forces alongside Syrian government troops in the battle for the oil-rich Deir el-Zour province and that Moscow would retaliate if the Russians come under fire.

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Greenpeace boards ship in bid to halt delivery of UK-bound VW diesel cars

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 10:59am

By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop the delivery of more than 1,000 Volkswagen cars from Germany while others sought to immobilise vehicles at a port in anti-diesel protests. VW admitted cheating diesel emissions tests in 2015, triggering political and consumer pressure that has caused a slump in sales of diesel cars in major markets, with governments announcing plans to ban vehicles powered by conventional combustion engines. Greenpeace said its volunteers had boarded the ship in the Thames Estuary in an attempt to stop it unloading at the port of Sheerness in the southeast of England.

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What Russia's Zapad Taught Us About Putin's War Fears

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 10:57am

Despite being billed as a counterterrorism drill, Russia and Belarus's Zapad showed us what the Kremlin fears war with the West could look like, experts say.

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Rescue workers race to find survivors at collapsed Mexico City school

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

Rescue workers search for students at the Enrique Rebsamen school after an earthquake in Mexico City.

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Florida Officials Allege Disturbing Cover-Up At Nursing Home Where Patients Died After Irma

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 10:44am

Staff at a Florida nursing home where 10 patients fell ill last week and eventually died after its air conditioning was knocked out for days made entries into patients’ medical records that inaccurately portrayed their situation, according to state officials.

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WATCH: Video Of Georgia Students Hitting Teacher Goes Viral

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 10:34am

It was a rough day for this teacher.

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Maria: Puerto Rico Remains Largely Without Power

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 10:31am

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, much of Puerto Rico is unreachable by land or phone as communications systems are shattered and vast swaths of the island are flooded.

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Duterte Promises to Kill Son If Drug Charges True

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 10:28am

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened violence against family members involved in drugs or Islamist militant groups.

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Republicans 'close' on healthcare's last chance: Pence

Reuters Health News - September 21, 2017 - 10:09am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged fellow Republicans to get behind the party's "last best chance" to repeal and replace Obamacare as congressional leaders scrambled to secure enough support ahead of a planned vote next week.
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Sean Spicer: I Never 'Knowingly' Lied to the American People

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 9:42am

He did admit he's made "mistakes" though

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Breathtaking shots of king penguins marching in golden sunrise

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 9:34am

Wildlife photographer Wim van den Heever, 45, visited the Falkland Islands this year to shoot pictures and scout the area for future tours. Wim’s breathtaking images show a small group of king penguins before they head out to sea at sunrise. Wim said: “The sunrise created beautiful vibrant colors and amazing reflections.

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The Kardashians Recreate Season 1's 'KUWTK' Intro And It's Exactly What We Need

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 9:33am

Believe it or not, “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” has been on the air for a decade.

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Kylie Jenner goes bra-less in white bodysuit: See the racy Instagram snap

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 9:32am

If you haven't noticed, the Kardashians are not interested in bras this year.

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Take 5: Coconut Shrimp Curry

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 9:20am

Fast, easy and delicious recipes straight from the People Food test kitchen

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Black Cornell Student Allegedly 'Bloodied Up' In Racially Charged Attack

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 9:20am

Less than two weeks after someone chanted “build a wall, build a wall” near the Latino Living Center on Cornell University’s campus, a white student was arrested after allegedly assaulting a black student in front of his home and yelling racial slurs at him.

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Illinois Father Strangled 2 Sons Before Setting House on Fire and Killing Himself While His Wife Slept

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 9:20am

An Illinois man strangled his two sons to death early Tuesday morning and then set his home on fire before killing himself while his wife slept, PEOPLE confirms

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Trump praises nonexistent African country 'Nambia' in speech to African leaders

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 9:18am

President Trump made a major blunder during his United Nations speech on Wednesday.

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Puerto Rico, the United States' Caribbean island

Pharma news - September 21, 2017 - 9:16am

Puerto Rico is the latest Caribbean island to be hit by Hurricane Maria, with the situation there being officially declared a disaster. The former Spanish colony was annexed by the United States after the 1898 Spanish-American War. Its people have had US nationality since 1917 but are not able to vote in US presidential elections, although they can be called up to serve in the US army.

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