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5 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Wyoming sees increase in flu cases

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming has seen a surge in the number of influenza cases over the last week. The Wyoming Department of Health reports that confirmed flu cases in Campbell County have doubled over the last week. The Gillette News-Record reports (http://bit.ly/1zOcvRI ) that Campbell County ...

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DEC 18, 2014 - Washington Times

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4 more flu-related deaths reported in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Health is reporting four more deaths due to influenza in the state. The department said Thursday that six people have now died as a result of the flu during the season that began Sept. 28. Each person who died was ...

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DEC 19, 2014 - Washington Times

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Merck begins offer for Cubist shares in $8.4 billion deal

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) - The drugmaker Merck is launching its previously-disclosed $8.4 billion offer to buy Cubist Pharmaceuticals shares in a deal that aims to strengthen its ability to treat serious infections, an issue drawing growing concern globally. Merck said earlier this month that it will pay ...

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DEC 09, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Cubist sales force seen as potential boon for Merck intestinal drug

By Ransdell Pierson (Reuters) - In its planned purchase of antibiotics maker Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc, Merck & Co will gain a sales force well placed to propel its own experimental drug for an intestinal bug, C. difficile, that is a scourge among hospital patients. Merck announced on Monday an agreement to buy Cubist for $8.4 billion, with a focus on ...

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17 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.

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17 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Five dead, dozens ill from bacteria linked to caramel apples

By Mary Wisniewski (Reuters) - Five people have died and 21 others have been hospitalized in recent weeks in a listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples, federal health officials said on Friday. A total of 28 people infected with listeria have been reported from 10 states, according to a statement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. The CDC warned ...

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17 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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AstraZeneca's ovarian cancer drug gets U.S. approval

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc's ovarian cancer drug has been granted an accelerated approval by the U.S. health regulator, a day after the treatment was approved by the European Commission. An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had voted in June against granting an accelerated approval to the drug, Lynparza, citing inadequate data. The FDA was earlier scheduled ...

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DEC 19, 2014 - Wall Street Journal

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FDA Approves AstraZeneca Ovarian Cancer Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug to treat cases of ovarian cancer linked to specific genetic mutations.

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4 HOURS AGO - Seattle Times

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Dr. Oz’s facts: 4 out of 10 aren’t true

Researchers who fact-checked Dr. Mehmet Oz and his on-air guests were able to find legitimate studies related to 11 percent of the recommendations made on his show. However, in these cases, the recommendations ran counter to the medical literature.

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DEC 11, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Dr. Oz Confronts A Patient Who Continued Smoking After Heart Surgery (VIDEO)

Six weeks ago, Ken Poccia received a quadruple bypass operation from heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz. A recovering drug addict, the Vietnam veteran abused cocaine and heroine for years as an attempt to self-medicate his post-traumatic stress disorder. Though he kicked one dangerous habit, he picked up another: smoking. After surgery has given him a second chance at life, Poccia ...

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