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As some in GOP sever ties with Trump, McConnell ignores him

The top Republican in the Wisconsin state Senate will continue to support his party's presidential nominee, despite disagreeing with recently released recordings that show Donald Trump using sexually aggressive language about women. Republicans are more concerned about the Senate, where the GOP is defending 24 seats and the Democrats are only defending 10. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is backing Pence tweeting that "enough is enough" and "this election is too important" to keep backing ...

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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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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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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.