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Manning angrily denies Al Jazeera report he obtained PEDs
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Published in 29-12-2015
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(AP) Peyton Manning said a report by Al Jazeera set to air Sunday that suggests he obtained performance-enhancing drugs was "completely fabricated, complete trash, garbage." The report is based on secret recordings made by a former intern at an Indianapolis anti-aging institute who now says he fabricated the allegations. Al Jazeera sent British hurdler Liam Collins undercover to expose performa ...>>
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Planned Parenthood appeals ruling allowing Utah to cut funds
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Published in 29-12-2015
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Utah is among a number of states that have moved to cut funding to the organization following the release of secretly recorded videos by an anti-abortion group showing Planned Parenthood officials in other states discussing fetal tissue from abortions. In most other states, judges have ruled so far in Planned Parenthood's favor, allowing the funds to keep flowing while the court cases contin ...>>
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Health law reporting extension issued for employers
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Published in 29-12-2015
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WASHINGTON (AP) The Treasury Department on Monday gave employers an extension of critical reporting requirements, as it seeks to manage some of the most complicated parts of the federal health care law. The information is needed to enforce the health law's requirement that individuals carry insurance, to administer its subsidies for premiums and to apply its requirement that larger employer ...>>
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Guyer Institute says Manning's accuser not employed in 2011
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Published in 29-12-2015
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The founder of an Indianapolis medical facility said Monday that a former unpaid student intern who claimed Peyton Manning used a banned substance in 2011 didn't even work at the clinic until two years later, long after the NFL star was undergoing treatment. Dr. Dale Guyer, who started The Guyer Institute, said the allegations against the Denver Broncos quarterback are unt ...>>
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Study: Some cardiac arrest victims ignore warning symptoms
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Published in 22-12-2015
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An unusual study that has closely tracked sudden cardiac arrest in Portland, Oregon, for over a decade got around that roadblock, using interviews with witnesses, family and friends after patients collapse and tracking down their medical records. About half of middle-aged patients for whom symptom information could be found had experienced warning signs, mostly chest pain or shortness of breath, ...>>
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New advice on who qualifies for cholesterol-lowering statins
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Published in 22-12-2015
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A government task force says the popular medications will be of most benefit to some people ages 40 to 75 whose risk of cardiovascular disease over the next decade is at least 10 percent. [...] Monday's draft guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force left some wiggle room, saying certain patients who aren't at quite as high a risk still might benefit and should weigh the p ...>>
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Contract to manage federal nuke lab up for grabs after 2017
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Published in 22-12-2015
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) The annual $2 billion contract to manage one of the federal government's premier nuclear weapons laboratories will be up for grabs after 2017. The latest performance review calls for docking the lab's manager $7.7 million in incentive fees for an incident that left one worker hospitalized for more than a month with burns over 30 percent of his body, and for poten ...>>
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SpaceX launches rocket 6 months after accident, then lands
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Published in 22-12-2015
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SpaceX sent a Falcon rocket soaring toward orbit Monday night with 11 small satellites, its first mission since an accident last summer. The company led by billionaire Elon Musk is striving for reusability to drive launch costs down and open up space to more people. SpaceX employees broke into cheers and chants, some of them jumping up and down, following the smooth touchdown nine minutes after ...>>
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Study: Some cardiac arrest victims ignore warning symptoms
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Published in 22-12-2015
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An unusual study that has closely tracked sudden cardiac arrest in Portland, Oregon, for over a decade got around that roadblock, using interviews with witnesses, family and friends after patients collapse and tracking down their medical records. About half of middle-aged patients for whom symptom information could be found had experienced warning signs, mostly chest pain or shortness of breath, ...>>
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Samsung asks Supreme Court to throw out $399M judgment
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Published in 15-12-2015
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The last time the Supreme Court heard cases on patents covering the appearance of a product instead of the way it works was in the late 1800s, when the court battles concerned designs of spoon handles, carpets and saddles. The legal battles between Apple and Samsung have cooled recently, but this case could attract the justices' interest, said Michael Carrier, a professor at Rutgers Law Scho ...>>
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Yahoo facing more pressure from frustrated shareholders
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Published in 15-12-2015
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Yahoo is facing shareholder pressure to pursue other alternatives besides a complex spinoff of its Internet operations while CEO Marissa Mayer struggles to revive the company's revenue growth. SpringOwl, a New York hedge fund, has sent a 99-page presentation to Yahoo's board that calls for the company to lay off 9,000 of its 10,700 workers and eliminate free food for ...>>
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Seattle becomes first US city to let Uber, Lyft drivers unionize
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Published in 15-12-2015
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Supporters erupted into cheers after the City Council voted 8-0 in favor of the legislation, which is seen as a test case for the changing 21st century workforce. The measure requires companies that hire or contract with drivers of taxis, for-hire transportation companies and app-based ride-hailing services to bargain with their drivers, if a majority shows they want to be represented. Seattl ...>>

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Disposal of fetal tissue debated in court, Ohio Statehouse
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Published in 15-12-2015
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Ohio officials from taking legal action against Planned Parenthood to enforce fetal tissue disposal rules, and Republican state lawmakers proposed new regulations for such disposal. DeWine's office found no evidence that Planned Parenthood made money from aborted fetuses, but his report released Friday instead criticized its ...>>
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Australia court: UK company misled consumers over painkiller
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Published in 15-12-2015
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The Federal Court ruled that British consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser deceived Australians by selling Nurofen painkillers that were marketed to relieve specific ailments, such as back pain, when all of the products contained an identical amount of the same active ingredient, ibuprofen lysine. "The Nurofen specific-pain range was launched with an intention to help consumers navigate their ...>>
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NIH takes another shot at studying environment, child health
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Published in 7-12-2015
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Called ECHO, for Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes, the seven-year project will examine such interactions in pregnancy and early childhood, focusing on four areas of special public health concern: asthma and other airway disorders; obesity; neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and learning disability; and birth defects and other infant health outcomes. Rather than starti ...>>
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