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Drug dispensing errors in NHS cause hundreds of deaths

Drug dispensing errors in NHS cause hundreds of deaths

But there are no systems, particularly those involving humans, where there are no errors. It also warns that mistakes may contribute to 22,000 deaths a year - with the problem costing the NHS an e...

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E-cigarettes: Study finds toxic metals including arsenic, lead in vapors

E-cigarettes: Study finds toxic metals including arsenic, lead in vapors

The work also detected chromium, manganese, nickel and lead at levels nearing or exceeding health-based limits in about half the samples. "It's important for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

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Sunanda Pushkar Case: Supreme Court Issues Notice To Delhi Police

Sunanda Pushkar Case: Supreme Court Issues Notice To Delhi Police

While issuing notice in the plea, the Bench observed that the issue on maintainability of Swamy's plea remains open and will be adjudicated upon first. "This is perhaps a textbook example of political...

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Sangamo Therapeutics Makes Double-Digit Gain On Gilead Deal

Sangamo Therapeutics Makes Double-Digit Gain On Gilead Deal

Sangamo hit the headlines late past year when it became the first company to give "in vivo" gene-editing treatment to a rare disease patient, where the therapy corrects a genetic flaw inside the patie...

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Lindsey Vonn scatters grandfather's ashes in South Korea

Lindsey Vonn scatters grandfather's ashes in South Korea

You saw in it leadership. It was the second straight Olympic gold for Wise, who put down the most hard, technically precise run ever seen in the sport of halfpipe skiing. She hoped he would return...

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You're engaging in deliberate falsehood — APC to PDP

You're engaging in deliberate falsehood — APC to PDP

He also added that Oyegun has no right to take "improper unilateral decisions with regard to the national and state chapters of the party as the party belongs to all of its members". Given your assess...

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Penske Automotive Group Sees Unusually High Options Volume (PAG)

American Century Companies Inc increased its stake in Penske Automotive Grp Inc ( PAG ) by 18.29% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:BDC) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Ni...

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SC sees another clash of judges, this time over land acquisition case

SC sees another clash of judges, this time over land acquisition case

This reference was made despite the fact that the larger bench led by Justice Lokur made it clear on Wednesday that it would decide on the reference in the next hearing, and requested all other benc...

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'TISS excluding marginalised students': Protests rage over tuition fee

'TISS excluding marginalised students': Protests rage over tuition fee

With the above situation prevailing which prevented entry and retention of Dalit Bahujan Adivasi students, the Students Union was trying their best to negotiate with the government and the administrat...

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Lindsey Vonn's skis 'burnt out' after running downhill

Lindsey Vonn's skis 'burnt out' after running downhill

There were 52 gates and about 700 yards separating her from the finish line. Vonn throws her head back in disappointment. The record was held by Austria's Michaela Dorfmeister, who was just shy of h...

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Medical marijuana laws do not boost recreational use among teens

Medical marijuana laws do not boost recreational use among teens

However, the first paper from Columbia University in NY says that is not the case. They said that current evidence "does not support the hypothesis that U.S. As part of its oversight responsibility, t...

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FluMist influenza nasal vaccine wins approval from vaccine adviser

FluMist influenza nasal vaccine wins approval from vaccine adviser

National experts are calling this flu season one of the worst in the last decade with confirmed cases and hospitalizations reaching pandemic proportions. But the company that makes FluMist said Wednes...

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Low-fat and low-carb diet equally effective for weight loss

Low-fat and low-carb diet equally effective for weight loss

But as per a recent study , neither approach is better than the other for you to shed those kilos of weight. Oh - people have to stick with the diet, too. "If you want broccoli, then you should be ...

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Flu deaths rise to 173 across Oklahoma

Flu deaths rise to 173 across Oklahoma

Last week saw the first reported pediatric death related to the flu. Officials say 32 of the deaths occurred in Tulsa County, while 26 occurred in Oklahoma County. Although some news sources have re...

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Villarreal's Semedo arrested for assault

Villarreal's Semedo arrested for assault

The latest allegation is even more serious, though, with Marca citing a report in Las Provincias which claims that the Portugal Under-21 worldwide and two other men tied up, beat and detained a ...

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Ariana Grande pulls out of Manchester Arena memorial at BRITs

Ariana Grande pulls out of Manchester Arena memorial at BRITs

Gallagher, who grew up in Manchester, stepped in to perform the Oasis classic " Live Forever ". Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Justin Timberlake, Rag'n'Bone Man, Jorja Smith, Rita Ora, Sam S...

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China probes report of possible North Korea sanctions breach at sea

Japanese military spotted what appeared to be a sanctions violation by North Korea Tuesday night. Latest economic data reveals that North Korea now holds a $1.7 billion trade deficit with its larges...

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PNB Fraud | Supreme Court junks plea for SIT after govt objection

PNB Fraud | Supreme Court junks plea for SIT after govt objection

Attorney General KK Venugopal told the three-judge bench that the PIL was not maintainable and should be dismissed. It sought a direction for initiation of deportation proceedings of Nirav Modi and ...

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Conflict Between Most Senior Judges And Justice Arun Mishra Continues

Conflict Between Most Senior Judges And Justice Arun Mishra Continues

In this case, Justice Mishra's three-judge Bench, instead of choosing to refer it to a five-judge Constitution Bench, chose to declare the 2014 verdict per incuriam . This bench yesterday also issu...

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Was Kerala HC justified in annulling Hadiya's marriage, SC asks

Was Kerala HC justified in annulling Hadiya's marriage, SC asks

Hadiya . The apex court adjourned the matter for further hearing till March 8, news agency ANI reported. "When I reached the kitchen, I saw my mother was doing something unusual with the food prepar...

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Mumbai Doctors Remove World's Largest Brain Tumor

Mumbai Doctors Remove World's Largest Brain Tumor

The reportsaid that Pal, who is a shopkeeper from Uttar Pradesh, a norther Indian state, had the tumor for the past three years but it started to grow at a very fast pace last year. The tumor was note...

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US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Shares Sold by Yacktman Asset Management LP

Saturna Capital Corp, which manages about $3.98B and $3.09B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Unitedhealth Group (NYSE:UNH) by 1,575 shares to 5,955 shares, valued at $1.17 million in 2017Q3, acco...

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Drinking red wine is good for your teeth, study says

Drinking red wine is good for your teeth, study says

According to the study, published today in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry and conducted by the Spanish National Research Council, antioxidants in red wine boost dental health. You m...

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Florida Dad Asks Trump: 'How Many Children Have to Get Shot?'

During his visit in Washington, he noticed a security guard in a Department of Education elevator. Because it keeps happening. "9/11 happened once, and they fixed everything", he said. And Mr. Presi...

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PNB fraud case: CBI arrests GM-rank officer Rajesh Jindal

PNB fraud case: CBI arrests GM-rank officer Rajesh Jindal

The agency has also searched several offices and residential properties of Modi and his associates. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday decried a "lack of ethics" among sections of Indian busine...

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How Insiders and Institutions are Trading The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)

How Insiders and Institutions are Trading The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)

Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec's holdings in Home Depot were worth $88,254,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reac...

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Republicans ask court to block congressional map

Republicans ask court to block congressional map

Tom Wolf by February 15. He says the General Assembly and Gov. Tom Wolf could have enacted a new map this year, but they didn't. The Democrats need to flip 24 seats nationally in November's mid-ter...

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Fed policymakers show rising confidence on inflation, economic outlook, minutes show

While speculators are turning bearish, money managers are looking at the highest US yields in years as a buying opportunity in a world where shorter-term Japanese and German notes still carry negative...

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Mayo Clinic's John Noseworthy to retire; search begins for new CEO

Mayo Clinic's John Noseworthy to retire; search begins for new CEO

Dr. John Noseworthy has unveiled plans to retire from his post as president and CEO of Mayo Clinic at the end of this year. Noseworthy has been with the Rochester, Minn. "I am truly humbled to se...

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Philip Morris may have breached Lithuania's advertising rules with new smoking device

Philip Morris may have breached Lithuania's advertising rules with new smoking device

Nutrien Ltd. (NYSE:POT) has risen 0.06% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500. Trust Company Of Virginia increased its stake in Dominion Energy Inc (D)...

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New HHS chief backs CDC gun violence research

New HHS chief backs CDC gun violence research

This is not about constitutional rights, this is about public safety and the lives of innocent people. How many shootings happened in 2018? The New York Times notes among countries with a popu...

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Rashid Khan Becomes Top-ranked ODI Bowler, Youngest Ever to Do So

Rashid Khan Becomes Top-ranked ODI Bowler, Youngest Ever to Do So

Kohli's peak of 909 points is the highest any player has achieved since Australia's Dean Jones reached 918 points in 1991. The Indian cricket team has had a great success in the South African to...

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Malaysian Woman Charged With Murdering Indonesian Maid

Malaysian Woman Charged With Murdering Indonesian Maid

Adelina's death has sparked a debate on the need to strengthen protection for migrant workers . The Malaysian government stressed that the recent death of the Indonesian maid was an isolated case, ...

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Student walkouts planned in response to Florida school shooting

March 14 "to protest Congress' inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing our schools and neighborhoods", the event's description says. Sarah Hu...

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Celebrate Red Cross Month by donating

Severe winter weather not only has caused people to miss work and school, but is also causing cancellations of blood drives. Donors of all blood types, especially type O, are needed to help those rely...

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Florida Republicans Believe Porn Is More Dangerous Than Guns

The House chose not to consider the bill that would lead to stricter gun control. "I ask that you keep this bill and the conversation about the solution to combat mass shootings alive", McGhee dec...

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Trump moves to ban 'bump stocks' and all similar devices

Trump moves to ban 'bump stocks' and all similar devices

After reports surfaced a year ago that the gunman responsible for the mass shooting in Las Vegas used a bump stock on his semi-automatic rifle, President Trump is now taking action by respon...

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First preventive treatment for peanut allergies may be on the way

First preventive treatment for peanut allergies may be on the way

Of the 496 patients who received the treatment, 67.2% of patients who took AR101 tolerated at least 600 mg of peanut protein with no more than mild symptoms, compared to 4% of placebo patients, the ...

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Top private hospitals fleecing patients: NPPA

Top private hospitals fleecing patients: NPPA

NPPA officials said that in order to avoid coming under the Drug Price Control Order, manufacturers produce drug combinations which may not necessarily have any medical benefit, but these drugs are so...

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Doctors can let Alfie Evans die, judge rules

Doctors can let Alfie Evans die, judge rules

While Evans and James had hoped to prolong his treatment at a specialist clinic in Italy, doctors at the Liverpool hospital now treating Alfie argued it would be "unkind and inhumane" to keep him on...

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