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Susan breaks down as she gives first interview as a Robim Williams' widow

Susan said: "I feel like Robin's voice has been heard and I can finally grieve in the home we shared together". The Birdcage legend took his own life at the age of 63 in August 2014 at the Marin County, California, home he shared with Susan.

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Pfizer, Allergan in talks to create $300bn drug giant

Divan also noted that Allergan is one of the few targets that "fit" Pfizer's inversion aspirations. "Clearly that's a goal of theirs". Pfizer confirmed rumors Thursday that it was in preliminary discussions to initiate a merger with Allergan  though it said the deal is not 100 percent certain.

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Four in family arrested in connection with Tapah murders

A teenage nephew of a property broker, suspected by the police to be one of four people murdered by a family is hoping against hope over the fate of the uncle. "It had been a tough time for my aunt to bring up her four children since her husband went missing in August", he added. Hasnan said the three victims were a 56-year-old woman who worked as a bus operator and was reported missing on March 1, 2014; a 24-year-old auto spare parts salesman who was reported missing on June 15, 2014; and a ...

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Major Foodborne Illnesses Appear to Be on the Rise

The CDC says Salmonella, E. coli, and Listeria are the leading causes of multi-state outbreaks in the United States. An E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle restaurants in Washington state and Oregon has sickened almost two dozen people in the third outbreak of foodborne illness at the popular chain this year.

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Telemedicine codes added to CMS final payment rules

The proposed rule would implement requirements of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) and will improve consumer transparency and the beneficiary experience during discharge planning. The rules finalize Medicare's end-stage renal disease quality incentive program , driving dialysis care quality by applying quality incentives to dialysis facilities and reducing payment rates for those facilities that do not meet CMS' minimum performance score for ...

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Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injectors recalled nationwide

No fatalities have been reported among these cases. In the documented reports, patients experienced  a hypersensitivity reaction. The recall also includes the USA version Auvi-Q. Call your pharmacy to arrange the returning of your Allerject device and to obtain a replacement epinephrine auto-injector with the same dose. You do not need to pass out or have a swollen tongue to be in anaphylaxis - a rash with vomiting counts as anaphylaxis.