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Drug charity halts patient aid after U.S. health agency pulls approval

Reuters Health News - January 5, 2018 - 1:52pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - One of the largest patient assistance charities in the United States said it will not provide financial aid in 2018 after the government revoked its approval to do so because of concerns that drugmakers had improper influence over the charity.
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Frigid weather sends heating prices soaring as energy usage spikes

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 1:48pm

By Scott DiSavino and Jarrett Renshaw NEW YORK (Reuters) - A severe winter storm in the U.S. Northeast brought plunging temperatures on Friday, driving regional natural gas prices to all-time highs, disrupting refinery operations and causing electrical outages. Power outages fell to 123,000 from the 235,000 knocked out by the storm over the past couple of days and were largely concentrated in Canada, with 85,100 in Nova Scotia, 16,600 in New Brunswick and 5,100 in Quebec. Refiners in the Philadelphia region were battling severe cold that has slowed crude deliveries and forced the largest plant on the U.S. Coast to significantly cut production.

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Past of 'cocaine cowboys' pilot may come back to haunt him

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 1:35pm

MIAMI (AP) — The colorful past of a pilot who has long bragged about flying loads of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era in the 1980s may come back to haunt him in an auto fraud case.

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Walmart reveals the top-selling product in every US state

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 1:23pm

Despite the retail industry taking a major beating this year with multiple big-name stores across the country shuttering locations, there was one retailer that held on strong: Walmart.

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More Americans Want to Legalize Marijuana Than Ever Before

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 1:15pm

The percentage of adults in the US who favor legalizing marijuana has doubled since 2000, according to a new survey.

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The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 1:13pm

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

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Michael Wolff's explosive book on Trump: the key revelations

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 12:24pm

Washington DC, the media, a panicked White House and an incredulous American public were rocked on Wednesday morning when the Guardian published the first details of Michael Wolff’s new book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. In a passage with heavy resonance now, the future national security adviser Michael Flynn is quoted as telling friends that taking $45,000 from the Russians for a speech “would only be a problem if we won”. Melania Trump was among those who thought her husband would not win.

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Airline Pilot Reportedly Slaps Co-pilot, Abandons Cockpit Mid-flight

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 12:04pm

Two pilots for an Indian airline have been suspended after starting a fight and abandoning the cockpit in the middle of a flight. The Jet Airways flight from London to Mumbai was left unmanned on New Year’s Day when the pilots erupted in an argument

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How To Spot A Narcissist On The Very First Date

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 12:01pm

Spotting a narcissist in the early stages of dating isn’t as easy as you’d think, which is why so many people end up in relationships with them.

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Why Drunk-Looking Iguanas Are Falling from Trees in Florida

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 12:00pm

Believe it or not, the Bomb Cyclone is to blame.

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Hungary's Richter expects Esmya drug ruling in first half: CEO

Reuters Health News - January 5, 2018 - 11:57am
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian drugmaker Richter expects European health inspectors to deliver a ruling on its Esmya medicine in the first half of 2018, its chief executive told Reuters, adding that uncertainty about the drug could delay earnings guidance.
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FBI Reportedly Investigating Clinton Foundation

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 11:56am

Federal officials reportedly have launched a new investigation into allegations of corruption at Bill and Hillary Clinton’s charitable organization.

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Syrian govt. presses Idlib offensive as people flee homes in the cold

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 11:52am

By Lisa Barrington and Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rapid advances by the Syrian army into rebels' largest remaining stronghold, Idlib province, have brought it closer to a key insurgent-held military airport and displaced tens of thousands of people struggling to find shelter in winter weather. Supported by Iran-backed militias and Russian air power, President Bashar al-Assad's forces have taken territory in northeastern Hama and southern Idlib provinces since beginning an offensive in late October. The fighting and air strikes have forced more than 60,000 people to leave their homes since Nov. 1, according to the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

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White supremacist arrested over Nebraska terror attack expressed interest in 'killing black people', say FBI

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 11:48am

A white man accused of attempting to commit a terror attack in Nebraska last year has links to far-right neo-Nazi groups and expressed an interest in 'killing black people', the FBI says. Police say Taylor Michael Wilson was armed when he was found in the engine room of an Amtrack train, last October, after bringing the train to a sudden halt. According to court documents unsealed on Wednesday, Mr Wilson, of St Charles in Missouri, had videos and PDF files on his phone of a white supremacist banner, other alt-right postings and documents detailing how to kill people - including a copy of The Anarchist Cookbook.

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Can living near a gym make you slimmer?

Reuters Health News - January 5, 2018 - 11:44am
(Reuters Health) - People who live close to gyms, pools and playing fields weigh less and have smaller waistlines than their counterparts residing farther away from exercise facilities, a UK study suggests.
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Divided UN Security Council to meet on Iran protests

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 11:34am

Russia and the United States headed for a clash at the UN Security Council on Friday over a meeting called by Washington to discuss the wave of deadly protests in Iran. US Ambassador Nikki Haley has warned the demonstrations could escalate into full-blown conflict, drawing a comparison with Syria.

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Jennifer Lopez Reacts To 'Finesse' Remix With 'In Living Color' Clip Drippin' In Nostalgia

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 11:33am

Jennifer Lopez will always be a Fly Girl at heart.

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Ripple vs. Bitcoin: 5 Biggest Differences Between the Cryptocurrencies

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 11:23am

Here's what you need to know.

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How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 11:07am

Stainless steel appliances remain popular in American kitchens. In fact, stainless appliances outsell white and black kitchen appliances, with dishwashers, ranges, and refrigerators boasting the ...

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