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How Trump and the Democrats parted ways on lowering drug prices

How Trump and the Democrats parted ways on lowering drug prices

46 minutes ago   |   Politico

It was supposed to be one place President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could strike a deal. But Pelosi and House Democrats are going it alone on drug pricing...
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Celtics notebook: Eye infection keeps Marcus Smart out again

48 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

INDIANAPOLIS - When it comes to what kept Marcus Smart out of Wednesday night's game against the Pacers, it was first reported by the Celtics that illness had come back to be...
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A Google engineer thought he'd have to stop coding because of a health condition that makes it incredibly painful to type. Now, he programs with his voice and helps others learn to do it, too

A Google engineer thought he'd have to stop coding because of a health condition that makes it incredibly painful to type. Now, he programs with his voice and helps others learn to do it, too

58 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Google senior staff software engineer James Stout programs with his voice because of a health condition he has called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, which makes it painful for him to...
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Teen friend of Anna Aslanian recognized for raising mental health awareness

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Before Anna Aslanian took her own life last year, the Lowell teen wrote in a letter that she hoped to bring awareness to the importance of mental health. Anna's family found...
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Antibiotics Could Be Wrongly Prescribed in Tens of Millions of U.S. Cases, Scientists Warn

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

"Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics is a major public health problem, as it contributes to antibiotic resistance," experts warned.
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Up to 43% of Antibiotic Prescriptions in the U.S. Are Unnecessary or Improperly Written, Analysis Finds

1 hour ago   |   Time

The World Health Organization earlier this year called antimicrobial resistance-pathogens' ability to evade medical interventions-one of the 10 largest threats to global...
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If you get pregnant while on birth control, stop taking it immediately

If you get pregnant while on birth control, stop taking it immediately

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

About 9% of people who take birth control pills will become pregnant each year. If you get pregnant while using hormonal birth control like the pill or an IUD , it is important...
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E. Coli In Romaine Lettuce Sickens At Least 9 In Minn., N.D., Wis

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - In grocery stores large and small, repeated recalls of leafy greens, like romaine lettuce, represents an ongoing worry. “I guess our number one concern is to make...
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Is Loneliness Driving the Opioid Epidemic?

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

Good afternoon, readers. Loneliness is a scourge. It can be nebulous and difficult to pin down. But its effects are all around us-particularly in the health care arena. Retail...
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Azar, Verma battle for Trump's favor amid White House showdown

Azar, Verma battle for Trump's favor amid White House showdown

2 hours ago   |   Politico

Even after Donald Trump had urged them to end their feud, the president's top two health deputies couldn't resist competing for his attention - and undermining each other on...
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Home displaying Nazi, Confederate flag art vandalized overnight

Home displaying Nazi, Confederate flag art vandalized overnight

Paintings of Confederate flags and a Nazi flag in the yard of William Stark sparked controversy because his home is next to Morris Elementary School. Read more ...

WATCH LIVE: DOJ inspector general testifies about Russia report

WATCH LIVE: DOJ inspector general testifies about Russia report

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee today to discuss the findings of his report into the opening of the... Read more ...

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist is the youngest person to be named a Time Person of the Year. Read more ...

Bullied fan's T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

Bullied fan's T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

Sales of a University of Tennessee T-shirt designed by a bullied fourth-grade boy in Florida have raised nearly $1 million for an anti-bullying organization. Read more ...

Child prodigy Laurent Simons drops out of college after graduation date...

Child prodigy Laurent Simons drops out of college after graduation date postponed

A 9-year-old Belgian child prodigy who was set to become the world's youngest college graduate has dropped out of his Dutch university - after it postponed his expected... Read more ...

Attention, 'Gilmore Girls' fans: You can now have lunch at Lorelai Gilmore's...

Attention, 'Gilmore Girls' fans: You can now have lunch at Lorelai Gilmore's house

Guests can enjoy re-created scenes from their favorite mother-daughter duo, with original props and costumes all around. Read more ...

5 of the most controversial choices for Time magazine's Person of the Year

5 of the most controversial choices for Time magazine's Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg was named Time magazine's 2019 Person of the Year for her climate activism that inspired millions of young people to protest and push for change. In past years... Read more ...

Deadly New Jersey shootout started with 'targeted' attack on kosher market...

Deadly New Jersey shootout started with 'targeted' attack on kosher market, officials say

Jersey City investigators don't yet know why the shooters attacked a Jewish kosher deli, and therefore they aren't labeling the attack as anti-Semitic. Read more ...

Nolan Arenado rumors: Six potential landing spots if Rockies trade the...

Nolan Arenado rumors: Six potential landing spots if Rockies trade the perennial All-Star

Teams are calling because Arenado would make them better, and the Rockies are listening because they'd be silly not to. Read more ...

Presidents Cup TV schedule, channel, pairings, tee times, format for 2019...

Presidents Cup TV schedule, channel, pairings, tee times, format for 2019 tournament

The 2019 Presidents Cup features Tiger Woods and Team USA looking to make it seven straight victories against a collection of international players. Here is all of the... Read more ...