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Sooners Hold on for 45-40 Win Over Texas

It's hard to say he's wrong. In a long line of successful Lake Travis quarterbacks, Mayfield's bona fides were as good as any of his predecessors - he went 25-2 as the starting quarterback, massing 6,255 yards and 67 touchdowns in addition to winning the 4A state championship in 2011 after an undefeated season.

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Contaminated machines in ORs linked to patient infections

Researchers linked a rare but potentially lethal bacterial infection that has affected patients in at least three states to contamination of a device used in open-heart surgery centers. The agency estimated that in hospitals where at least one infection has been identified, the risk of a patient getting an infection from the bacteria was between about 1 in 100 and 1 in 1,000.

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Florida IDs new Miami neighborhood as Zika zone

Miami Ave.to the East. The area spans about 2.6 square kilometers in the northwestern part of the city. On Wednesday, the state health department reported five new travel-related Zika cases, and six new local cases, which have been linked to Miami-Dade County.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) & Energy Transfer Equity LP

However, Valeant has not only failed to keep its promise of lowering drug prices, it has even increased the prices of three products by 9.9% each, according to a Wells Fargo analyst's revelation. The stock was acquired at an average price of $24.65 per share, for a total transaction of $98,600.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link .

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World Health Organization calls for global action to reduce sugary drinks consumption

People who are obese have an increased risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. They also are more likely to develop certain types of cancer, including breast cancer, colorectal cancer, renal cell cancer, esophageal adenocarcinoma, endometrial cancer, gallbladder cancer and thyroid cancer.

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More than 30000 extra children in North East to get flu protection

Goedecker said. Minister for public health and sport Aileen Campbell with two-year-old Lilah McLucas as she receives her nasal flu vac. It's a lot more than a bad cold and can be very unpleasant. This year the CDC is recommending against using the flumist, saying the spray has not shown to be effective in protecting people from the flu virus.