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With A $1.2 Billion Hammer, The FTC Closes Loophole To Prevent Generic Drugs

With A $1.2 Billion Hammer,  The FTC Closes Loophole To Prevent Generic Drugs

This morning, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission drew blood: Teva Pharmaceuticals will pay $1.2 billion to reimburse insurers, drug wholesalers, and pharmacies who paid full price for the Provigil, produced by Cephalon, a company Teva bought in 2011, because Cephalon ...

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6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

I’m a happiness research junkie. I love reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And ...

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A New Spring for Old Dodgertown

A New Spring for Old Dodgertown

VERO BEACH, Fla. — The Montreal Alouettes football players, dozens of them, jogged out of the Jackie Robinson meeting room to a practice field wearing shorts, cleats and Jackie Robinson T-shirts. Half of them wore a replica of the Brooklyn ...

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How to Declutter your Home and Make Some Extra Cash

How to Declutter your Home and Make Some Extra Cash

Clearing up clutter can be a real sanity-saver. Check out this article for a few quick tips that will help you declutter your home, become more organized, and make some extra money. I think one of the main reasons why ...

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Science camp runs on girl power

Science camp runs on girl power

While her peers slept in during school vacation week, 16-year-old Diana Perez of Everett woke up at 4 a.m. for an epic commute that began in darkness at a snow-covered bus stop, continued with a transfer to another bus, and ...

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Measles Outbreak Swells to 121 Cases This Year, CDC Says

Measles Outbreak Swells to 121 Cases This Year, CDC Says

The measles outbreak continues to grow with an additional 19 confirmed cases in the last week, bringing the total number of measles cases to 121 since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began tracking the outbreak on Jan. ...

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Social distancing ‘effective for reducing flu risk’

Social distancing ‘effective for reducing flu risk’

As reported by Medical News Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that this season’s flu vaccine is only 23% effective. As such, the organization recommends that additional flu prevention measures are taken. Now, a new study ...

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Air traffic control system for London restored, but delays expected

Air traffic control system for London restored, but delays expected

(CNN) – The air traffic control system controlling London airspace has been restored after a technical failure, the UK-based global air traffic management company NATS said Friday. “We are in the process of returning to normal operations. We apologise for any ...

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The culture war finally comes to the Catholic Church

The culture war finally comes to the Catholic Church

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat is no one’s idea of a radical. In the five and a half years since joining the op-ed page of the paper, he’s proved himself to be a thoughtful, measured, and nuanced social-conservative commentator ...

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ISIS has changed the world. Someone tell President Obama.

ISIS has changed the world. Someone tell President Obama.

Is this how World War III begins — not with an assassination or a nation-state invading its neighbors but with an arc of chaos stretching over 3,000 miles from Tripoli to Kabul? Deep into this summer of global turmoil, with ...

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