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  • Novartis 1Q profit jumps 12 percent as heart drug sales soar

    Novartis 1Q profit jumps 12 percent as heart drug sales soar

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:41 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:41:58 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:53:39 GMT
    Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis says net income jumped 12 percent in the first quarter, pointing to explosive growth in its heart-failure drug Entresto and powerful double-digit percentage growth for...More >>
    Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis says net income jumped 12 percent in the first quarter, pointing to explosive growth in its heart-failure drug Entresto and powerful double-digit percentage growth for psoriasis drug Cosentyx.More >>
  • Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

    Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:53:18 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:53:38 GMT
    (Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...(Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...

    The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis.

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    The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis.

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  • Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

    Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:22:12 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:53:33 GMT
    An international corruption watchdog group says the world's Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have made only slow progress improving the legal tools to ensure transparency.More >>
    An international corruption watchdog group says the world's Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have made only slow progress improving the legal tools to ensure transparency.More >>
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  • 200 million eggs recalled due to salmonella risk

    200 million eggs recalled due to salmonella risk

    Saturday, April 14 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-04-15 02:20:16 GMT
    Saturday, April 14 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-04-15 02:37:14 GMT

    Anyone who purchased contaminated eggs is asked to return them to the store and get a full refund.

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    Anyone who purchased contaminated eggs is asked to return them to the store and get a full refund.

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    Foreign matter contamination behind recall of Salisbury steak products

    Foreign matter contamination behind recall of Salisbury steak products

    Thursday, April 12 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-04-12 12:43:30 GMT
    (Source: Conagra Brands Inc.)(Source: Conagra Brands Inc.)

    Pieces of extraneous materials, specifically bone are behind the recall of 135,159 pounds of Salisbury steak products (poultry, pork, beef) from Conagra Brands Inc., according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.  

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    Pieces of extraneous materials, specifically bone are behind the recall of 135,159 pounds of Salisbury steak products (poultry, pork, beef) from Conagra Brands Inc., according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.  

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  • FDA restricts sales of implanted birth control device

    FDA restricts sales of implanted birth control device

    Monday, April 9 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-04-10 02:08:05 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-04-10 02:14:27 GMT
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it’s restricting sales and distribution of Essure, an implanted birth control device for women, to ensure that women learn about all the risks of using it. (Source: Raycom Media)The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it’s restricting sales and distribution of Essure, an implanted birth control device for women, to ensure that women learn about all the risks of using it. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it’s restricting sales and distribution of Essure, an implanted birth control device for women, to ensure that patients learn all the risks before using it.

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    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it’s restricting sales and distribution of Essure, an implanted birth control device for women, to ensure that patients learn all the risks before using it.

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