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1 hr ago | The Reporter

Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

In this March 2014 photo provided by their families, Kamryn Renfro, 9, left, and Delaney Clements, 11, right, stand together for a photo in Grand Junction, Colo.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Apparel, Tween Brands, Evanston, IL, Education Etc.

3 hrs ago | WSOCTV

NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health

7 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

FDA approves Glaxo's injectable Tanzeum to control diabetes in adults

The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it approved a new injectable drug from GlaxoSmithKline plc for adults with Type 2 diabetes.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Diabetes, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Iol.co.za

Miley Cyrus cancels Missouri show

Singer Miley Cyrus cancelled her Tuesday show in Kansas City, Missouri, after being admitted to hospital for a "severe allergic reaction to antibiotics", the show venue said.

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Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock

Banburycake.co.uk

Blood pressure warning on pregnancy

Pregnant women with chronically high blood pressure are more likely to suffer complications such as early delivery of their babies, giving birth to newborns with a low birth weight and neonatal death, research suggests.

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Related Topix: Hypertension, Health, Motherhood, Family

TheBostonChannel.com

Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

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Related Topix: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Opinion

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

FDA OKs tablet to reduce grass allergies

Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration has approved its new tablet for grass allergies, Grastek, for patients five to 65 years old.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Healthcare Industry, Merck & Co., Food and Drug Administration

CBS Local

Nebraska Boy Gets His Wish: Skydiving In Colorado

Make-A-Wish Colorado says Max, who loves to pretend to fly like a superhero, soared Tuesday at an indoor skydiving facility near Denver called SkyVenture Colorado.

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Related Topix: Hastings, NE, Genetics

KTVU Oakland

Monterey Bay Aquarium scientists find new killer sponge

Scientists using a remote-controlled robot submersible have discovered a new species of poisonous sponge in deep waters off San Diego.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

KJRH

DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks debate

A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.

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Related Topix: Cervical Cancer, Health, Genetics, Women's Health, HPV

KMIZ

New York Stock Exchange trading

The technology sector is taking another beating Tuesday as worries about high-flying momentum stocks continue to hang over the market.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

National Public Radio

US Stocks Drift Lower At Midday; Homebuilders Sink

Beazer Homes, Ryland Group and other homebuilder stocks fell after a survey showed that the industry's confidence in the housing market remains low.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

KMIZ

Stocks: Trying to hold on to gains

But the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were all in slightly negative territory by 10:30a.m. ET.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Banking, Financial Services, CitiMortgage, Citigroup

Sunherald.com

J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs

The world's biggest maker of health care products easily beat Wall Street expectations and raised its earnings outlook, driving up its shares to a new high for the year.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), New Brunswick, NJ

The Chronicle Herald

Majority of women inmates on psychiatric meds; probe launched

Canada's prison watchdog has launched an investigation into the prescribing practices in federal prisons, after it was revealed that more than 60 per cent of female inmates across the country are receiving psychiatric medication.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Prison, Seroquel, Quetiapine (generic)

Lansing State Journal

Former Vice President Dick Cheney to visit Grand Rapids, talk heart problems

Former Vice President Dick Cheney plans to visit Grand Rapids next week with his cardiologist to discuss Cheney's history of heart problems.

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Related Topix: Dick Cheney, Cardiology, Spectrum Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Meijer, Retail, Grocery, Kidney Cancer, Health

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Herbal remedy may improve arthritis symptoms

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Related Topix: Arthritis, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Joint Pain, Rheumatology, Autos

Weyburn Review

Questions raised about morning sickness drug, but expert group defends safety

In a commentary to be published Tuesday in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada, they point to key flaws in a study on the drug Diclectin.

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Related Topix: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Ruling on Massachusetts ban on painkiller pending

U.S. District Court Judge Rya Zobel heard more arguments Monday in a lawsuit that claims the state is overstepping its authority in restricting drug use within Massachusetts in violation of the U.S. Constitution.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Pain, Zogenix, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration

ABC News

American Samoa Schools Reopen After Pink Eye Woes

Public schools in American Samoa fully reopened Monday after some 3,000 students and teachers contracted pink eye, an outbreak that prompted tourism officials to warn cruise passengers heading to the group of islands in the South Pacific.

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Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, World News, Conjunctivitis, Health

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