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Arsenal beats Southampton 2-0, climbs into 5th in EPL

Sanchez broke the deadlock in the 60th minute of what had been a cagey game , selling the Saints defence a dummy before finishing left-footed for his 20th goal of the season, before Giroud headed a second with seven minutes remaining. We knew that coming here is not easy to play, it's a good team, a team that like to play. The Gunners' 12.5% win percentage (one win in eight) away at Stoke is their joint-second worst in the Premier League era (level with Sheffield Wednesday, one win in ...

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Some clouds and cool today, soaking rain Saturday, windy for Mother's Day

Friday starts dry, but the air gets juiced up enough by afternoon and evening to allow for scattered showers and storms to develop. Scattered rain and a few storms will be likely through Friday evening. The latest models have backed off on rainfall totals a little bit. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

Hepatitis C is not just a disease contracted by people who inject drugs. Hepatitis C is caused by the hepatitis C virus that is spread either by birth to a mother who is infected with hepatitis C, or through needles, such as sharing needles or other equipment used to inject drugs.

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Ebola outbreak declared in northeast DR Congo, WHO says

However, he assured the public that his ministry was taking all necessary steps to respond promptly and effectively to the new outbreak. Teams of epidemiologists, biologists and other experts are on their way to the scene of the outbreak and are expected to arrive by Saturday.

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Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

CHICAGO (AP ) - Almost one-third of new drugs approved by US regulators over a decade ended up later with warnings about sometimes serious side effects. “In general, the FDA does not comment on specific studies, but evaluates them as part of the body of evidence to further our understanding about a particular issue and assist in our mission to protect public health, ” she said.

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'Cool side' weather with temperatures in the 50s

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. This morning; expect isolated morning showers across eastern parishes with partly cloudy skies elsewhere. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. It will be in the 60s and mostly sunny on Tuesday . It will mostly sunny Wednesday with highs in the mid-50s. Friday looks good, but look for rain and a few storms by nighttime.