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German police secure nail-filled package found near Christmas market

Pharma news - December 1, 2017 - 3:50pm

German police on Friday secured a device full of wires and nails found near an outdoor Christmas market in the city of Potsdam, but could not establish whether it had contained explosives. Germany is on high alert for militant attacks, nearly a year after a Tunisian Islamist rammed a hijacked truck into a Christmas market in central Berlin, killing 11 people as well as the driver. Police evacuated a large area of Potsdam's old town center on Friday, including parts of the market, and closed stores while they investigated the package, which had been delivered to a pharmacy.

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Report: Officer safety put ahead of public safety at rally

Pharma news - December 1, 2017 - 3:46pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Law enforcement failed to adequately plan for or respond to a violent white nationalist rally this summer in Virginia, leading to "deep distrust of government" in the Charlottesville community, an independent review released Friday found.

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These Are The Explicit Things Men Say To Women On The Street

Pharma news - December 1, 2017 - 3:34pm

Growing up in New York City, Sophie Sandberg began experiencing street harassment when she was 15 years old.

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Geraldo Rivera (Kind Of) Apologized For Allegedly Assaulting Bette Midler

Pharma news - December 1, 2017 - 3:34pm

Geraldo Rivera just apologized for “publicly embarrassing” Bette Midler.

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How Will Michael Flynn's Guilty Plea Affect the Trump Family?

Pharma news - December 1, 2017 - 3:23pm

Robert Mueller is one step closer to Trump's inner circle after Michael Flynn pleaded guilty in the Russia probe. So who in Trump’s world has the most to worry about with Michael Flynn’s testimony?

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Cuba battling medicine shortages in wake of cash crunch

Reuters Health News - December 1, 2017 - 3:19pm
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba is working on fixing chronic medicine shortages that started appearing a year ago due to its cash crunch, health officials said in an article published late on Thursday in ruling Communist Party newspaper Granma.
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Nestle, Stada prepare rival bids for Germany's Merck consumer health: sources

Reuters Health News - December 1, 2017 - 3:09pm
LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Swiss food giant Nestle and the private equity owners of German drug firm Stada are both preparing tentative bids for Merck KgaA's consumer health unit, several sources told Reuters.
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Indivior drug to fight opioid addiction approved by U.S. FDA

Reuters Health News - December 1, 2017 - 2:46pm
(Reuters) - Indivior's experimental drug to help fight America's growing opioid addiction crisis was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration late on Thursday, boosting its sales prospects as competitors threaten revenues from an older product.
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Exclusive: CVS eyes major expansion of health clinics with Aetna deal - sources

Reuters Health News - December 1, 2017 - 2:45pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp is planning to significantly expand health services at its retail pharmacies if it completes a more than $66 billion deal for insurer Aetna Inc , a move that could save more than $1 billion annually, people familiar with the matter said.
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Trump mocked over empty seats White House Christmas Tree Lighting

Pharma news - December 1, 2017 - 2:28pm

The Trump White House drew mockery this week from critics who were quick to notice empty seats at the annual White House Christmas Tree Lighting event on Thursday night.

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Blake Farenthold Used $84,000 In Taxpayer Money To Settle Sexual Harassment Claim, Politico Reports

Pharma news - December 1, 2017 - 2:24pm

Politico on Friday identified Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) as the congressman who used $84,000 in taxpayer funds to settle a sexual harassment claim.

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FDA panel recommends Zika testing of donated blood be relaxed

Reuters Health News - December 1, 2017 - 2:20pm
(Reuters) - Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday recommended that the requirements for screening blood donations for the Zika virus be relaxed due to diminished risk of transfusion-transmitted infection.
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Ranking the NFL coaches most likely to be fired this year

Pharma news - December 1, 2017 - 2:08pm

The NFL is reaching the homestretch of its season. On the other end, the league’s bottom feeders are starting to be officially eliminated from the postseason picture. With five weeks to go in the regular season, the Cleveland Browns, New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers are left to play out the string.

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Albino Dog's Life Changed With Loving New Family, and a Stylish Pair of Sunglasses

Pharma news - December 1, 2017 - 1:52pm

Sherlock’s life went from a rocky start to smooth sailing when the pooch was outfitted with a pair of suave sunglasses.

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