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Illinois to receive $1M of Johnson & Johnson settlement

Illinois to receive $1M of Johnson & Johnson settlement

MA will get $900,000 in a settlement resulting from an investigation into New Jersey home health product giant Johnson & Johnson's alleged misrepresentation of the quality of certain over-the-counter drugs. Represent on its websites that the over-the-counter products manufacturing facilities meet current GMP as outlined by the FDA if McNeil has had a Class I or Class II recall of over-the-counter drug products within the prior 12 months. Read More

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Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

I'm saying it's the timing's not right. "I was frankly a little surprised that he left the door open to finding a remedy", said Sen. "We are disappointed by the governor's decision to veto this widely supported legislation, but we are very encouraged by the governor's offer to work with legislators to pass a legalization bill during the summer veto session", said Matt Simon, spokesman for the Marijuana Policy Project . Read More

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No fruit juice for kids younger than 1, pediatricians advise

No fruit juice for kids younger than 1, pediatricians advise

Instead, they recommend parents offer whole fruits, which contain fiber that slows down the absorption of sugar in the body and make kids feel fuller than juice. Juice drinks are composed of up to 99% fruit juice and they are not equivalent in nutritional value to 100% fruit juice. Occasionally beneficialShu, who agrees with limiting juice in children's diets, said it's sometimes beneficial. Read More

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Rocco Forte Open: Alvaro Quiros beats Zander Lombard at second play-off hole

Rocco Forte Open: Alvaro Quiros beats Zander Lombard at second play-off hole

The former world number 23 lay 20 under after six holes but four bogeys and a double bogey, including four dropped shots between the 15th and the 17th, saw him drop back into the pack at Verdura Golf Club . "It's a unusual feeling because obviously I'm very happy", Quiros, who reached as high as 21st in the world in 2011 but started the week 703rd, told Sky Sports. Read More

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United Nations concerned over escalation of violence in auto

United Nations concerned over escalation of violence in auto

A United Nations peacekeeper was killed at the weekend, the sixth in a week, in an attack in Bangassou by the mainly Christian anti-Balaka group from auto. According to the local leader of the Red Cross, Pastor Antoine Mbao Bogo, the fighting has continued the point where the Red Cross and other aid organisations are unable to go in to help the wounded and retrieve the dead. Read More

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Specialized Offers a Touching Mother's Day Tribute to Cycling Moms

Specialized Offers a Touching Mother's Day Tribute to Cycling Moms

Like the shepherd's call to her sheep, who recognize her voice from all others, my mother's voice carried over distance, like a clarion call. It would have definitely not been just sugar, spice and everything nice. This mother likes snakes, spiders, frogs, all kinds of creepy crawly insects, ice cream for supper, unmade beds, rooms in disarray, and she could care less if you stay out all night! It could help to remember that no matter your mothering situation, Mother's Day in its ... Read More

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May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

Cheshire Constabulary senior HR manager Jo Jones, who is taking part in the walk, said: "The aim is to get our colleagues and the public talking about mental health". There are strong links between physical and mental health problems. There are many causes of mental disorders. "Recovery is possible, and they are not alone". Read More

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Brazil ends emergency zika warning after 18 months

Brazil ends emergency zika warning after 18 months

The group gathered to discuss the current state of the Zika virus threat and determine what strategies and policies will best mitigate the threat. Preclinical results of research by City College of NY scientists and TechnoVax, Inc.in animal models demonstrate favorable outcomes in developing a vaccine against the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Read More

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Einstein Bros.' Caffeinated Bagels Will Give You a Morning Boost

Einstein Bros.' Caffeinated Bagels Will Give You a Morning Boost

According to its site, "Every bite of our Espresso Buzz Bagel gives you a tasty dose of bold flavor, caffeine, and one-of-a-kind benefits". As if bagels weren't already great enough as is, Einstein Bros. "We have watched the coffee category expand and adapt as Millennials converted to coffee drinkers", Kerry Coyne told Fox News . Bagels, you can drink your coffee and eat it, too. Read More

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Showers, thunderstorms possible throughout the weekend

Showers, thunderstorms possible throughout the weekend

Showers and thunderstorms are likely in the morning hours Sunday and may not fully come to an end until Sunday evening. TUESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures will be around with a low temperature of 46 degrees. Chance of rain 50 percent. Mostly cloudy and humid tonight with lows in the lower 70s. - A low around 47 Tuesday night , with mostly cloudy skies. Read More

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USA wants early results from NKorea pressure

A senior Trump administration official said the meeting with senators will take place in the auditorium at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, the building next to the White House that houses most of the National Security Council. An unidentified North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman said the USA administration's policy to maximize pressure on North Korea was "little short of lighting the fuse of total war", the state news agency reported Tuesday. Read More

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Red Sox Manage Only 4 Hits in 3-1 Loss to Yankees

But the Yankees won the first meeting of the season 3-1 before the smallest crowd for a Sox-Yanks game at Fenway since 1997 (32,072), and two of their brightest prospects led the way. Boston is without Dustin Pedroia , Pablo Sandoval and Brock Holt, which has shortened the bench and forced utility infielders Marco Hernandez and fresh-off-the-DL Josh Rutledge into starting roles. Read More

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Going Up! Existing-Home Sales at 10-Year Peak

Going Up! Existing-Home Sales at 10-Year Peak

In March, NAR's existing-home sales spiked 4.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 5.71 million - up from a downwardly revised 5.47 million in February. According to a recent realtor.com study, homes are flying off the market at a dizzying pace, selling eight days quicker this spring. In Cook County, sales of single-family homes and condos were up 9.9 percent over the a year ago, with prices up 11.6 percent to a $240,000 median price . Read More

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White House Aides to Discuss Paris Climate Deal Next Week

White House Aides to Discuss Paris Climate Deal Next Week

Defenders of the EPA rule to limit carbon emissions from power plants have not invoked the Paris agreement in their legal arguments to defend it. "It is looking like we may see them announce that they're going to stay in Paris and also announce simultaneously that they're going to revise the USA target under Paris to 2025", Andrew Light, a senior fellow in the global climate program at the World Resources Institute, noted in an interview earlier this week. Read More

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Janet Jackson Shares First Photo of Her Baby Boy

Janet Jackson Shares First Photo of Her Baby Boy

According to PEOPLE Magazine, the couple, who married in 2012, have split since their son's birth, though neither Jackson or Al Mana have commented publicly on the matter. "I hope it does", Jackson said . The new mother debuted her miracle baby on Twitter this evening, and her fans are screaming "cuteness overload". Recent photos of Jackson out and about showed the singer dressed quite modestly in what some described as "full Islamic dress", leading some to speculate Janet had converted ... Read More

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