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Study develops dissolvable microneedle patches for administering influenza vaccine

Roderic Pettigrew, director of the U.S. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, which funded the study. The CDC says only about 41 percent of American adults on average get the flu vaccine each year. Microneedle patches are becoming an increasingly popular experimental method for replacing treatments typically given with needles. The overall number of adverse events was similar between the injection and patch groups, and between the group given the patch by a ...

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Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Glamour reached out to Uber regarding Kalanick's resignation and the investigations into the company's corporate culture; a representative was not immediately available for comment. "Uber couldn't make a credible claim that it was committed to the changes it has to make if he was hovering in the wings, waiting to return as CEO", said Erik Gordon, a technology and entrepreneurship expert at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

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Terminally Ill Patients End Their Lives Under Calif. Right-To-Die Law

Apparently some of the people who requested prescriptions for lethal drugs had second thoughts. Additionally, the report includes demographic information on these individuals, including age and underlying illness. " The state's data show that even during the early months of the law's implementation, the law was working well and terminally ill Californians were able to take comfort in knowing that they had this option to peacefully end intolerable suffering", he said in a statement .

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Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

The Supreme Court is allowing travelers from Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen to enter the USA if they have a " bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States ". "The Supreme Court in hearing this has essentially created a brand-new legal category", said Steven Choi, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition .

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Feds looking into Bernie Sanders, wife over real estate deal

Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., who each have expressed serious reservations with the bill for very different reasons, proclaimed during exclusive interviews on Sunday's " Meet The Press " that rushing a vote before the July 4th recess would be unwise.

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Selanne, Kariya, Goyette among those elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

Clare Drake and Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs were named in the builder's category. Selanne was elected in his first year of eligibility after putting up 1,457 points. In January 2015, Selanne became the first player in Ducks history to have his jersey retired. The Sabres took Andreychuk in the first round of the 1982 NHL Draft.